Land Records

Land records can be a valuable source in tracing our ancestors. Finding the land records can be challenging. Even when they are found, it is important to understand how to use these records. The following videos will  help you your land record search.

Bureau of Land Management Records

Public Land Survey System (PLSS)

County Plat Maps

State Land Records in Family Search

    • Part I

    • Part II

Metes and Bounds

Texas land Records

Finding Surveys

Patent Maps

Historical Maps

Finding Death information in Land Records

Maps of United States

Animated Map of the county changes in the United States