There are tons of story telling maps in the internet, I just picked the ones that I think you guys will like it. I like to give credit to the Amazing Maps group in the twitter from where I filtered out maps. These are my best 20 maps of the United States of America.

1. First Ottoman Map of the United States

In 1803 how United States was looked like to Ottoman, it was labeled as “The Country of the English People”.

First Ottoman Map of the United States

2. NYC Population Density Map at Day and Night

Population of New York City is 8.406 million(2013). This map shows people during day vs at night.

NYC Population Density Map at Day and Night

3. Visualizing Cities Density (New York)

4. Time-lapse (1776-1887) of the USA, seizure of indigenous land.

From Year 1776 to year 1887, American seized 12.5 billion of acres of land from America’s indigenous people.

5. The USA Map that shows 7000 water channels that feed into Mississippi River

Mississippi river which has the largest drainage channels in the North America.

The USA Map that show 7000 water channels that feed into Mississippi River

6. Light Pollution in the United States of America

7. Irish ancestry as a share of County population in the USA: St Patrick’s Day map

Irish ancestry as a share of County population in the USA: St Patrick's Day map

8. US Census Blocks with zero Population

Census Block is the smallest unit used by the United States Census Bureau for the tabulation of 100% of the data. Total number of the blocks in the USA is 11,155,486 (2010). According to the USA Census (2010), total blocks with zero population was 4,871,270.

US Census Blocks with zero population

9. Starbucks vs Dunkin’ Donuts

Starbucks vs Dunkin' Donuts

10.  56 years of Tornado Tracks

Map was created from the NOAA data showing 56 years of Tornado Tracks. Data can be downloaded from the http://catalog.data.gov/dataset/tornado-tracks-and-icons-1950-2006

 56 years of Tornado Tracks

11.  All the streets in the United States

 All the streets in the United States

12. All the streets in the United States

13. Population Percentage in each state that were born there

Population Percentage in each state that were born there

15. Most Popular Girls Names by State (Years)

16. Most Popular Boys Names by State (Years)

17. Frequency of the word used “shit” in Geotagged Tweets 

18. Abraham Lincoln’s Map, used to see the reach of Slavery, 1840 (% slaves per County)

The map Abraham Lincoln used to see the reach of slavery

19. Mexican-Origin Population in the United States by Percentage

Mexican-Origin Population in the United States by Percentage

20. The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up

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The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up