How to find Platbooks on line

  • Go to home page in Ancestry.com

  • Mouse over Search in the navigation bar and select , Search All Records

  • In the right column, scroll down to Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers and click on it (under Photos & Maps)
  • In the tight column, click on U.S. Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918
  • In the Lived In box, enter Polk County, Wisconsin
  • In the Year box, enter 1888 or 1914.
  • In the Key Word box, enter the township that you want.
  • Search 

www.historicmapworks.com 

  • Under Browse Maps (left), click United States

  • Click Wisconsin (on map or below)

  • Remove all check marks on criteria chart except County Map, Apply
  • Click 19 (Po-Ra) in Complete list (A-Z)
  • Scroll down to map wanted