Geographic Web Sites and Tools:

 

PLACE NAMES:

 

Lithuanian Place Name Changes:

http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilwinneb/placelit.htm

 

 

Polish and Lithuanian Alternative  Place Names:  

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/9479/litupol.html

 

 

An Index of German-Polish and Polish-German names of the localities in Poland & Russia:

http://www.atsnotes.com/other/gerpol.html

 

 

SEARCH ENGINES AND MAPS:

 

Maps of 16,764 towns and cities in Lithuania.:

http://www.calle.com/world/LH/index.html

 

Jewish Genealogy Org web-site’s Shtetl Seeker Search Engine:

http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm

 

 

District of Lida on 16th, 17th, and 18th Century Maps

http://www.pawet.narod.ru/map/old_map/index.html

 

 

Lithuanian Map Search Engine:

http://www.maps.lt/default.asp?Lang=2

 

Polish Map Search Engine:

http://www.pilot.pl

 

"My Sweet Home Latvia" Web Site's Automated 1:500,000 Map of Baltic States:

http://www.virtual.lv/maps/baltic500000/baltic_all_full.htm

 

Kartemeister web-site, a German genealogy database 62,557 locations east of the rivers Oder and Niesse.

http://www.kartenmeister.com/

 

The best printed  reference is:

 

Filip Sulimierski, Boleslaw Chlebowski, & Wladyslaw Walewski (editors), SLOWNIK GEOGRAFICZNY KROLESTWA POLSKIEGO I INNYCH KRAJOW SLOWIANSKICH [Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and the other Slavonic Lands]," 15 vol. (14 +supplement), Warsaw, 1880-1902, reprinted Warsaw, 1975-77.  

-In Polish, but relatively easy to use for non-Polish readers with this key to standard abbreviations.  

Available at major reference libraries, including at the present time at the Library of the University of Warsaw. 

 

Can be ordered on microfilm at LDS Family History Centers. Currently available on CD-ROM from the Polish Genealogical Society of America.