Sanborn Maps of New Jersey

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

FAQ about Sanborn maps:


Question: How do I find scans of Sanborn maps of New Jersey towns?


Answer: Many Sanborn maps for New Jersey are out of copyright and Princeton makes available open-access scanned copies. More Sanborm maps come out of copyright with each new year, so the most up-to-date way to find these scans is to search the following database      In particular see the section with the icon at left:





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Further on this topic and especailly offering particulars about towns now absorbed into a larger neighbouring town as well as giving the county in which a town resides, see an an out-of-date listing prepared by emeritus Map Curator, John Delaney.  Warning: the Delaney list was prepared for maps out of copyright as of 2014.  A large number since 2014 are now out of copyright and those can be found in      


For the now out-of-date Delaney list, see


Finally, restricted-use scans have been made of Princeton’s Sanborn Maps of New Jersey that are still in copyright.  Special virtual arrangements can be made for use of these by Princeton faculty, students, and staff under the provisons of fair use.


9 April 2021


You are currently only seeing content in the Historic Maps Collection. You can also explore Sanborn Maps of New Jersey material in all divisions.