Created sometime between 1838 and 1840, these maps provide a really great view into the county at the time.
Maps of Oakland County townships as surveyed and drawn by Bela Hubbard. The 1840 date is inconclusive - it could be anywhere between 1838 and 1841 based on features and structures indicated on the maps as well as loose documentary evidence. Per John Marshall from the Bloomfield Historical Society: "The bound volume at the Burton Historical Collection containing these maps is labeled Michigan Maps – Hubbard V. 8, Oakland and Livingston Counties. The call number is 977.4 [1838 – 1841] H86 V.8"3502 false false false false true false false false false false false