To view a random selection of 25 maps, view the Gallery Page. To view another group of 25 random maps, refresh the page, or click the link at the bottom of the page.
To search for a Map, you can do so on the Search Page. You can leave any fields blank, that you do not need to search for. For example, to search for a particular state's collection of maps, you would select the State, and leave all other fields blank.
The home page gives a short background of the website, along with a selection of 8 maps from our college. To get back to the Home Page at any time, click the Mappalachia image at the top of the page.
This website was made by the Berea College “Mapping Appalachia” class, and most of the maps on the website were analyzed and categorized into select genres, media, and locations. To find out more about how this website was made, and the initial project, visit Mappalachia Creation.
In January 2013, 15 first-year students from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, used Mappalachia for course projects. This course, called “King Coal in Appalachia: Effects on Economy, Environment and Society,” focused on the ways in which coal mining has shaped eastern Kentucky. To learn more about the course and how Mappalachia was used in it, visit King Coal and Mappalachia.