North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA OFFICIAL MAPS

Notes:
In addition to the regular color maps, black and white versions appear to have been issued from the 1930s thru the 1960s. It is not known why these two editions were issued.

Sponsor(s): none

Last updated: 11/28/15 (meg)

North Carolina Maps:
1916; reported by NC DOT (first map issued)
1924; dtd map (Jun 1); no cvr; 3.5 x 8.5
1925; dtd llhc of map (Jun 1); no cvr; unfolded 34 x 14
1926; dtd cvr (Jul); bw txt cvr with st seal; 4.25 x 8
1927; dtd llhc of map (Jul 1); no cvr; unfolded 35.5 x 25.75
1928; dtd llhc of map (Jan); no cvr; 3.5 x 8.5
1930; dtd lgnd (Jul 1); no cvr; unfolded 33.5 x 14
1931; dtd cvr; red and black txt cvr with st seal; 5.25 x 8.25
      [2 known versions: {Feb}, {May}]
1932; dtd lgnd (May – Jun); red and black txt cvr with st seal; 5.25 x 8.5
1933; dtd map; 3 bw dwgs of state scenes; 5.5 x 8.5
1936; dtd lgnd; clr photo of st cptl at night; 5.25 x 8.25
1937; reported by PC (dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal)
1938; dtd cvr; clrzd photo of 2 women bathers in surf; 5.25 x 9
1939 A; dtd cvr; clr photo of “The State Capitol”; 5 x 9
1939 B; dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal; 3.75 x 8.5
1940; dtd cvr; clr photo of “The State Capitol” (dif. view from 1939); 4 x 8.5
1941; dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal; 3.5 x 8.5
1941-42; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1940
1942; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1940
1943; dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal; 4.25 x 10.25
1944; dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal; 4.25 x 10
1946; dtd cvr; bw txt cvr with st seal; 4.25 x 10
1946-47; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1940
1948; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1946
1948-49; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1940
1949-50; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1946
1951 A; dtd cvr; clr photo “State Capitol at Raleigh”, orange letters; 4 x 8.5
1951 B; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1946
1952; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1951 A, exc yellow letters
1953; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1951 A, exc white letters
1954; dtd cvr; 2 clr photos (sailboats & forested hills); 4 x 8.5
1955; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1954
1956 A; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1954
1956 B; dtd cvr; otherwise same 1946
1957; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1954
1958 A; dtd cvr; 2 clr photos (people on beach & rd in autumn); 4 x 8.5
1958 B; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1946
1959; dtd cvr; 3 clr photos (divided hwy, people on beach, people golfing); 4 x 8.5
1960; dtd cvr; clr photo of cars at rest area in mtns; 4 x 8.5
      [1 known version: {dtd cvr} and 1 reported version: {no date on cvr}]
1961; dtd cvr; clr photo of lighthouse; 4 x 8.5
1962; dtd cvr; clr photo of 2 girls by boat; 4.5 x 9
      [2 known versions: { }. {“To Read Map: Lift Up” added btm front cvr}]
1963; dtd cvr; clr photo of 4 lane rd curving to left; 4.5 x 7.5
1964; dtd cvr; clr photo of divided hwy with mtn in distance; 4.5 x 7.5
1965; dtd cvr; clr photo of long curving bridge; 4.5 x 7.5
      [2 known versions: {Merrill Evans, Chm.}, {Joseph M. Hunt, Chm.}]
1966 A; dtd cvr; clr photo of divided hwy in autumn; 4.5 x 7.5
1966 B; dtd cvr; bw photo of fly fisherman on beach; 4.5 x 7.5
1967; dtd cvr; clr photo “Autumn on the Blue Ridge Parkway”; 4.5 x 7.5
1968 A; dtd cvr; clr photo “Sunset on the North Carolina Coast”; 4.5 x 7.5
1968 B; dtd cvr; bw photo of statue in front of st cptl; 4.5 x 7.5
1969; dtd cvr; clr photo “Gaddy’s Wild Goose Refuge near Ansonville”; 4.5 x 7.5
      [2 known versions: {lg photo of gov on back}, {sm photos of gov & st legislative bldg on back}]
1970; dtd cvr; clr photo “Triangle Hunt near Durham”; 4.5 x 7.5
1971-72; dtd cvr; clr photo “North Carolina Outer Banks from Apollo 9″; 4.5 x 7.5
1972-73; dtd cvr; clr photo “Great Smoky Mountains National Park” 4.5 x 7.5
1973-74; dtd cvr; clr photo “Darkness falls on a campsite at Lake Norman”; 4.5 x 7.5
1974-75; dtd cvr; clr photo “Tryon Palace …”; 4.5 x 7.5
1975-76; dtd cvr; clr photo “Old Cape Fear Lighthouse”; 4.5 x 7.5
1976-77; dtd lgnd; clr photo of Revolutionary War items; 4.5 x 7.5
1977-78; dtd cvr; clr photo of couple and van on beach – “Afternoon Sunset” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1978-79; dtd cvr; clr photo of kids playing in waves; 4.5 x 7.5
1979-80; dtd cvr; clr photo of lake in mtns; 4.5 x 7.5
1980-81; dtd cvr; clr photo of woman making baskets – “Old Salem” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1981-82; dtd cvr; clr photo “Cape Hatteras Lighthouse…”; 4.5 x 7.5
1982-83; dtd cvr; clr photo “Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1984-85; dtd cvr; clr photo of old map and “Roanoke Voyages” logo; 4.5 x 7.5
1985; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1984-85
1986-87; dtd cvr; clr photo “Whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1987-88; dtd lgnd (cvr 1988); otherwise same as 1986-87
1988-89; dtd cvr; clr photo “Three Presidents Statue at Capitol Square in Raleigh” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1989; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1988-89
1990-91; dtd cvr; clr photo of kids playing in sand at beach; 4.5 x 7.5
1991; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1990-91
      [2 known versions: {dtd cvr}, {no date on cvr but dtd lgnd}]
1992-93 A; dtd cvr; aerial clr photo of golfers – “Heartland Golf” (ci); 4.5 x 7.5
1992-93 B; dtd cvr; clr photo of wildflowers near fwy; 4.5 x 9.25
1993-94; dtd cvr; clr photo “The ‘Pamlico’ ferry…”; 4.5 x 9.25
1994; reported by PC
1995; dtd cvr; clr photo “A child and a polar bear…”; 4.5 x 9.25
1996; dtd cvr; clr photo “Blue Ridge Parkway, Linn Cove Viaduct”; 4.5 x 9.25
1997; dtd cvr; clr photo “Battleship USS North Carolina”; 4.5 x 9.25
1997-98; dtd cvr; otherwise same as 1997
1999; dtd cvr; clr photo of Amtrak “The Piedmont”; 4.5 x 9.25
2000; dtd cvr, clr photo “Old Salem Pedestrian Bridge”, 4.5 x 9.25
2001; dtd cvr, clr photo “Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville”, 4.5 x 9.25
2002; dtd cvr; clr photo of waterfall; 4 x 8
2003; dtd cvr; bw photo of Wright Brothers airplane; 4.5 x 9.25
2004; dtd cvr; clr photo “J. Douglas Galyon Depot in Greesboro”; 4.5 x 9.25
2005; dtd cvr; clr photo “Pinehurst, site of the 2005 U. S. Open Championship”; 4.5 x 9.25
2006; dtd cvr; 4 clr photos (“Beaufort, Symphony, Yadkin Valley, Scenic Byway”); 4.5 x 9.25
2007; dtd cvr; 2 clr photos (“Stanley Cup Champions, Tyron Palace”); 4.5 x 9.25
2008; dtd cvr; 2 clr photos (“Ocracoke Beach, Chimney Rock State Park”); 4.5 x 9.25
2009-10; dtd cvr; 4 clr photos (“strawberries, New Bern NASCAR Hall of Fame, Linn Cove Viaduct”); 4.5 x 9.25
2011-12; dtd cvr; clr photos (“We [heart] NC” in sand, purple and white flowers); 4.5 x 9.25
2013-14; dtd cvr; 6 clr photos (“Veterans Park, Mt. Mitchell,” etc.); 4.5 x 9.25