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A welcome to Ohio and history of the Public Lands Survey System for Ohio.

A welcome to Ohio and history of the Public Lands Survey System for Ohio.

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    •  
    • Welcome to the Connecticut Western Reserve
      • Western Reserve, New Connecticut
    • Connecticut Western Reserve
      • Includes Fire Lands (Sufferer’s Lands) to the west and Connecticut Land Company
      • Moses Cleaveland worked for the Connecticut Land Company
    • Welcome to Ohio Beta test site for the U.S. Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
    • Ohio Original Land Subdivisions
      • Evolving PLSS standards
      • Some 5 by 5 townships
      • Some range numbers
      • change south to north
      • and township numbers
      • change east to west
      • Boustrophedonic
      • indexing after 1796
    • Five-mile Townships in Western Reserve
    • Boustrophedonic Indexing
    • 788 Ohio Quads - Something Extra for PLSS
      • Example map collar information from central Ohio -
      • Area west of the Scioto River lies within the Virginia Military District
      • Area north of Base Line lines within the United States Military District
      • Land lines based on the Base Line of the United States Military District
      • Area south of the Base Line lies within Congress Lands east of the Scioto River
      • Land lines within Ts. 4 and 5 N.-R. 22 W. based on the Scioto River Base
      • Land lines within Ts.11 and 12 N.-R 21 W. based on the Ohio River Base
    • History Lessons Firelands and Benedict Arnold How Michigan got the Upper Peninsula Refugee Tract and Nova Scotia Greenville Treaty Line
    • Point of Beginning for the U.S. Public Land Survey System
      • Near East Liverpool, Ohio
    • Please enjoy your visit to the Connecticut Western Reserve
    • Hidden Slide
    • Hidden Slide - 788 Quads for Ohio
      • Because of the interesting nature and complexity of PLSS in Ohio, we included
      • information in the lower left collar of the standard USGS 24K topo maps for Ohio.
      • Ohio PLSS reflects an interesting period in American history. For the quad for Sidney,
      • Ohio, the collar has:
      • Land lines north of the Greenville Treaty Line based on the First Principal Meridian
      • Land lines south of the Greenville Treaty Line based on the Great Miami River Base
      • Area east of the Miami River lies within the Between the Miamis
      • Area west of the Miami River lies within the Miami River Surveys
      • For Cleveland area maps the collar has:
      • Entire area lies within the Connecticut Western Reserve.
      • Land lines established by private subdivision of the Connecticut Western Reserve.
      • For East Liverpool quad:
      • Area north of the Geographers Line lies within Congress Lands north of the Old Seven Ranges.
      • Area south of the Geographers Line lies within the Old Seven Ranges.
      • Land lines based on the Ohio River Base.
    • Hidden Slide - Ohio PLSS
      • Ohio original land subdivisions