Depending on the type of Texas map, it can show counties, highways, roads, cities, elevation and physical features, such as rivers and mountains. Two sites that provide these different types of Texas maps are Maps of Wor... More »

The University of Texas at Austin and the National Park Service provide maps of the national parks in Texas. Aside from maps, both sites offer state park guides, transportation options and directions to the parks. More » Geography

Interactive maps of Texas can be found online at websites such as, and These sites offer a variety of geological, historical and satellite and direction maps. More » Geography Maps & Cartography

The Texas Association of Counties offers a map of Texas counties, cities and highways on its website. The map shows county boundaries and has inserts to show some of the largest Texas cities in greater detail. City maps ... More » Geography United States The South

Basic map symbols include, but are not limited to, stars indicating political capitals, circles for towns or cities, inverted triangles for mountains and wavy lines for rivers. Map legends are essential tools that allow ... More »

Physical maps distinguish altitudes in terrain and show landscape features, such as mountains, rivers and deserts. Different colors and shades of colors represent many details about the physical landscapes. For example, ... More » Geography Maps & Cartography

A political map shows boundaries of countries, states, cities and counties. A physical map, while showing the information found on a political map, also shows landforms and the local terrain. More »