Australian Map

A page containing some links to web pages with maps connected with South West Victoria, Ballarat, its surrounding areas of Victoria, Australia and the world.

Australian Place Names & Maps

Gazeteer of Australia Place Name Search
The Gazetteer of Australia 2010 contains more than 322,000 geographic names in Australia provided by members of the Committee for Geographic Names of Australasia.

Google Maps
Modern maps and more of Australia and the world

Wilkin's Maps (
Modern maps of Australian cities, towns, regions & states. Click on MAPS on top menu bar. Go to Wilkins Maps of:

1885 Maps of Counties of South West Victoria

The links below will take you to maps of the individual counties covering the south west and western areas of the state of Victoria adjoing the above areas of Central Victoria.

South Western Victoria - from Portland to Hamilton covering the counties of Normanby, Follett & Dundas
Borung - (Horsham, Stawell)
Dundas - (North of Hamilton)
Follett - (West of Casterton)
Hampden - (Mortlake, Camperdown)
Heytesbury - (South of Camperdown)
Lowan - (West of Horsham)
Normanby - (Portland, Port Fairy & north to Hamilton)
Ripon - (Ararat)
Villiers - (Warrnambool, north to Dunkeld)

1885 Maps of Counties around Ballarat

The links below will take you to maps of the individual counties surrounding the Ballarat area circa 1885. (File sizes of maps are shown in brackets)

Ballarat Region - shows the surrounding counties (157 kb)
Bendigo - Sandhurst, Kangaroo Flat, N of Ballarat (144 kb)
Bourke - E of Ballarat to Melbourne (125 kb)
Dalhousie - Kyneton, Malmesbury, Woodend, NE of Ballarat (123 kb)
Gladsone & Kara-Kara - St Arnaud, Dunolly, NW of Ballarat (199kb)
Grant & Grenville - Smythesdale, Buninyong, S to Geelong (137 kb)
Ripon - Ararat, Beaufort, Wickliffe, W of Ballarat (94 kb)
Rodney - Echuca, Rushworth, E of Bendigo (114 kb)
Talbot - Creswick, Castlemaine, N of Ballarat (112 kb)

Australia : External Map Links

WhereiS? (Australia)
Currently the Whereis« OnLine site provides map data covering all of Australia. The detail and completeness of the data varies according to location. Capital city regions currently offer the highest level of map data.
Australian Maps Online
Comprehensive lists of online Australian maps.
Melbourne Rail & Tram Network Map
Australian Tourism Net
Click on the maps link for a comprehensive list of Australian highway maps.
New South Wales Parish Maps
The State's Historical (and, eventually Current) Parish and Pastoral maps are being digitally photographed and stored on Compact Disks. The Historical series are currently being collected in District Office sets progressively across the State.
Victorian Touring Maps
Excellent site at Visit, follow the maps link.
Map Links at National Library of Australia
Comprehensive set of map links from the National Library of Australia.
Australian Maps from Lonely Planet
Zoom into maps of Australia or Zoom out to maps the world from the Lonley Planet travel website.

The World : External Map Links

Cyndi's Links to Maps, Gazetteers ...
MapQuest (US)
Interactive maps to locate American towns & streets
Microsoft Expedia Maps
Find detailed maps of North America and Europe, or see the world with topographic maps of places around the globe.
UK Street Maps (
This site provides address searching and street map facilities for the UK. (UK, Europe, USA)
Online street maps and aerial photos to the UK, Europe and USA. The Daily Telegraph said it is "The mother of all UK map sites."
Map Related web Sites

UK & Ireland

Counties of England, Scotland, Wales pre 1974.
The maps show pre 1974 Counties, Chapman codes for the counties and links to information on each of the counties.
Find a Church (UK)
Searchable database for finding a church, town and related map in the UK.
UK Historic Maps Online []
Welcome to Landmark Information Group's free historical maps service. Around 85,000 images are available for viewing using a standard Internet browser. No additional plug-in software is required to view the maps and although the site will work at any screen resolution, we recommend a minimum of 1024x768. By using this site, you acknowledge and agree to our Terms and Conditions. The maps are dated between 1846 and 1899, and are of 1:10,560 scale. To ease navigation, we have supplied a County Name Gazetteer below. Selecting a county will present you with a gazetteer of towns and villages in that county. The gazetteer contains over 40,000 place names as they exist today.
London - 1827 (Greenwood's Map)
Greenwood's map of London is an engrossing historic document, hosted by Bath Spa University College.
London - 1859 (Reynold's Map)
A historical map with sites of Victorian London during the time of Dr. John Snow (1813-58), the prominent epidemiologist and anesthesiologist. Reynolds's map of modern London divided into quarter mile sections. Dimensions 29.5 x 19.5 inches. Published by James Reynolds, 174 Strand Street, London, 1857. Drawn and engraved by R. Jarman. Year in imprint altered to 1859. Transparent colors added by an unknown person.
London (Old maps)
Large selection of old maps of London from various time periods.
Your Maps Online
Scans of original maps and etchings, search by UK county.
Gazetteer for Scotland
Welcome to the first comprehensive gazetteer produced for Scotland since 1885. The Gazetteer for Scotland is a vast geographical database, featuring details of towns, villages, bens and glens from the Scottish Borders to the Northern Isles. It describes geographical features, historic sites and also includes information on family names, famous people and local industries.
Blaeu Atlas of Scotland, 1654
Digital Maps of Scotland
Large selection of digital maps from the National Library of Scotland.
Ireland's History in Maps
History + Geography + Genealogy with a Special Focus on Ancient and Medieval Irish Tribes and Septs.
Maps of Ireland

Historical Map Links : The World

Historical Map Websites
The Perry-Casta˝eda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin.
Map History / History of Cartography
Old maps, early maps - non-current maps in general - are the subject of this site. Whether you are an academic, family historian, collector, teacher, parent or surfer - WELCOME! Use this site to find the worthwhile information about old maps, both on the web and in the real world. The site's 100 or so 'pages' offer comment and guidance, and over 2,500 annotated links - selected for relevance and quality. Because the information is logically organised in a directory structure, you should easily find what you want.
Germany - Historical Maps
Almost 40 links to various German maps.