Road Maintenance Map Of Watauga County, 1966

Title

Road Maintenance Map Of Watauga County, 1966

Subject

Maps, Watauga County, Roads, Highway 421, Highway 321, Highway 194, Highway 105, Highway 221, Pavement, Boone, North Carolina State Highway And Public Works Commission, United States Department Of Commerce, State-Wide Highway Planning Survey

Description

This item is a map of Watauga County, North Carolina created using data from the "State-Wide Highway Planning Survey." There appear to be six dates of reference in the bottom left corner that range from 1962-1966. According to this map, all of the major highways through Boone and throughout the county were paved surfaces with the remaining roads gravel or dirt. It was noted that this map is the "January 1966 Edition." The map shows the neighboring counties around Watauga, which are as follows: Ashe, Wilkes, Caldwell, Avery, and Johnson. Various mountains and their elevations are visible within the map as well.

Creator

North Carolina State Highway and Public Works Commission

Date

Circa 1962-1966

Contributor

James B. Mast, Jr.

Format

Map

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

Jam-Mas-06-002

Spatial Coverage

Watauga County, NC

Scanning Technician

Eric Plaag

DPI

180

Bit Depth

8 Bit

Collection Name

James B. Mast, Jr. Collection

Scanning Software

Canon PowerShot

Files

Jam-Mas-06-002.JPG

Citation

North Carolina State Highway and Public Works Commission, “Road Maintenance Map Of Watauga County, 1966,” Digital Watauga, accessed October 26, 2020, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/18206.

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