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Historical Virginia fire insurance maps that are in black and white and searchable by city or town. They include information such as building outline, size and shape, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, and property numbers. Details on building use are often provided, as well as the depiction of pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, dumps, and other features likely to affect the property's vulnerability to earthquake, fire, and flood.
Provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Enables users to create maps and reports to help visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history.