Sanborn Fire Maps

Sanborn maps are great for learning about the area your ancestors lived.
View the downloadable Payne County Sanborn maps

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Clarkson Fire Insurance Maps

The Gateway to Oklahoma History has a collection of Clarkson Fire Insurance Maps.

View the Payne County Collection

USGS Historical Maps

The US Geological Survey has historical topographical maps to download, as well as online software for overlaying maps.

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Bureau of Land Management

The General Land Office has a searchable database that contains not only land patents, but images of survey plats and field notes.

Search the GLO Records

Oklahoma Department of Libraries

On their site DigitalPrairie you can search through their digital collection for maps and atlases. Here's a copy of an atlas of Payne County that I found while searching:

Atlas of Payne County

The Oklahoma State University Library

The Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection contains over 9,200 images from the period 1803-1925.Here are the results from a search I did:

Payne County Maps