1877 and 1902 Plat Maps

1877 Plat Maps
This set of plat maps follows the standard rule of measurement for surveys. Each township is exactly 6 miles square. This is unlike a "political" township that can be any size. Refer to the county map for clarification.

Township 65 North is the bottom tier of political townships.
Range 30 West is the east 6 miles of Allen Twp.
Range 31 West is the west 2 miles of Allen Twp and the east 4 miles of Middle Fork Twp.
Range 32 West is the west 2 miles of Middle Fortk Twp and the east 4 miles of Greene Twp.
Range 33 West is the west 3 miles of Greene Twp.

Township 66 North includes all but the top 1 mile of the top tier of political townships. That 1 mile is Township 67 North.
Range 30 West is all of Smith Twp except the top 1 mile, which is Township 67 North, Range 30 West.
Range 31 West is all of Fletchall Twp except the top 1 mile, which is Township 67 North, Range 31 West.
Range 32 West is the east 6 miles of Union Twp except the top 1 mile, which is Township 67 North, Range 32 West.
Range 33 West is the west 3 miles of Union Twp except the top 1 mile, which is Township 67 North, Range 33 West.

The complete set of plat maps consist of 28 individual digital maps. Each township range is divided into 4 parts...northwest, southwest, southeast, and northeast. Range 33 has a north and south for each township.

  • County Road & Twp Map
  • NE part of T 65 N - R 30 W Allen Twp
  • SE part of T 65 N - R 30 W Allen Twp
  • NW part of T 65 N - R 30 W Allen Twp
  • SW part of T 65 N - R 30 W Allen Twp
  • NE part of T 65 N - R 31 W Middle Fork & Allen Twps
  • SE part of T 65 N - R 31 W Middle Fork & Allen Twps
  • NW part of T 65 N - R 31 W Middle Fork & Allen Twps
  • SW part of T 65 N - R 31 W Middle Fork & Allen Twps
  • NE part of T 65 N - R 32 W Greene & Middle Fork Twps
  • NW part of T 65 N - R 32 W Greene & Middle Fork Twps
  • SE part of T 65 N - R 32 W Greene & Middle Fork Twps
  • SW part of T 65 N - R 32 W Greene & Middle Fork Twps
  • N part of T 65 N - R 33 W Greene Twp
  • S part of T 65 N - R 33 W Greene Twp
  • NE part of T 66 N - R 30 W Smith Twp
  • SE part of T 66 N - R 30 W Smith Twp
  • NW part of T 66 N - R 30 W Smith Twp
  • SW part of T 66 N - R 30 W Smith Twp
  • NE part of T 66 N - R 31 W Fletchall Twp
  • SE part of T 66 N - R 31 W Fletchall Twp
  • NW part of T 66 N - R 31 W Fletchall Twp
  • SW part of T 66 N - R 31 W Fletchall Twp
  • NW part of T 66 N - R 32 W Union Twp
  • NE part of T 66 N - R 32 W Union Twp
  • SW part of T 66 N - R 32 W Union Twp
  • SE part of T 66 N - R 32 W Union Twp
  • N part of T 66 N - R 33 W Union Twp
  • S part of T 66 N - R 33 W Union Twp

    Lot maps are also shown for the following towns:
  • Allendale
  • Defiance
  • Denver
  • Grant City
  • Isadora
  • Oxford


    1902 Plat Maps
    This set follows the "political" township borders. There are from 2 to 4 images for each township, depending on its size.
  • County Road & Twp Map
  • Allen top left
  • Allen top right
  • Allen bottom left
  • Allen bottom right
  • Fletchall top
  • Fletchall bottom
  • Greene top
  • Greene bottom left
  • Greene bottom right
  • Middle Fork top
  • Middle Fork bottom
  • Smith top
  • Smith bottom
  • Union top left
  • Union top right
  • Union bottom left
  • Union bottom right

    Lot maps are also shown for the following towns:
  • Allendale
  • Athelston
  • Denver north 1/2
  • Denver south 1/2
  • Grant City bottom left
  • Grant City bottom right
  • Grant City mid left
  • Grant City mid right
  • Grant City top left
  • Grant City top right
  • Isadora
  • Oxford
  • Sheridan
  • Worth

    NOTE:
    The original 1877 Plat Book is located at the Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society in St. Joseph, MO.
    The original 1902 Plat Book is located at the downtown branch of the St. Joseph, MO Public Library.