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TITLE
DESCRIPTION
Latitude/Longitude based
Tools that use longitude and/or latitude coordinates.
Latitude/Longitude Finder
(for the U.S.)
Use this tool if you want to find the latitude and longitude for a chosen city and state.
Latitude Longitude Finder
Choose any location on a given world map to get the latitude and longitude of that location.
Latitude/Longitude Converter This utility permits the user to convert latitude and longitude between decimal degrees and degrees, minutes, and seconds.
Address to/from Latitude/Longitude Converter This utility allows the user to convert a street address to latitude and longitude or the other way around.
Calculate Distance and Bearing This utility allows the user to calculate distance and bearing between two latitude/longitude points.
Enter Latitude and Longitude and Get Elevation This utility allows the user to enter lat/lon and get elevation.
Plot Coordinates on a Map A little-known MapQuest tool - enter latitude and longitude coordinates and have that location plotted on a map.
Latitude/Longitude Lookup This tool shows you the Geo-Coordinates and the Address of a location that you select on a map.
World Place-Name Locator To use this tool you just have to enter a place-name and get coordinates. You have two versions of the tool available
Address based
Tools that use the address of one specific location.
Address to/from Latitude/Longitude Converter This utility allows the user to convert a street address to latitude and longitude or the other way around.
Click on a map to get an address Click on the Google Map shown and see what the address is.
U.S. and Canada Driving Directions Driving directions for U.S. and Canada.
Street Maps Finder for
the U.S. and Canada
Find Street names on a map of U.S. and Canada.
Latitude/Longitude Lookup This tool shows you the Geo-Coordinates and the Address of a location that you select on a map.
Convertors
 
Latitude/Longitude Converter This utility permits the user to convert latitude and longitude between decimal degrees and degrees, minutes, and seconds.
Address to/from Latitude/Longitude Converter This utility allows the user to convert a street address to latitude and longitude or the other way around.
Calculators
 
Area Calculator Tool This tool will show how Google Maps can be used to define an area and then measure the area enclosed.
Calculate Distance and Bearing This utility allows the user to calculate distance and bearing between two latitude/longitude points.
Calculate Magnetic Declination This utility allows the user to determine the difference between magnetic north and true north for a given location.
Distance Calculator Tool This tool will calculate a route made of many points as opposed to just two points.
Enter Latitude and Longitude and Get Elevation This utility allows the user to enter lat/lon and get elevation.
World Distance Finder This service uses data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them.
Other Tools
 
Historical World Boundary Maps See the historical world boundary maps by choosing a place and a historical year and hitting the "Go!" button.
Historical County Boundary Maps - BETA See the historical county boundary maps by choosing a place and a historical year and hitting the "Go!" button.
U.S. and Canada Driving Directions Driving directions for U.S. and Canada.
Street Maps Finder for
the U.S. and Canada
Find Street names on a map of U.S. and Canada.
ZIP Codes Interactive United States map showing the hierarchical zones of any ZIP code.


Latitude/Longitude Finder
(for the U.S.)

Results provided by www.fcc.gov.

Find the latitude and longitude for the chosen city and state.

City:




Latitude Longitude Finder

Results provided by Webforless and Google Maps

Choose any location on the world map to get the latitude and longitude.

Click here



Latitude/Longitude Converter

Results provided by the Federal Communications Commission

This utility permits the user to convert latitude and longitude between decimal degrees and degrees, minutes, and seconds.

Click here


Address to/from Latitude/Longitude Converter

Results provided by Maporama, Terraserver, Geocoder, and Yahoo through One Step by Stephen P. Morse

This utility allows the user to convert a street address to latitude and longitude or the other way around.

Click here


Click on a map to get an address

Results provided by Digital Inspiration and Google Maps

Click on this Google Map and see what the address is.

Click here


Area Calculator Tool

Results provided by Daft Logic and Google Maps

This tool will show how Google Maps can be used to define an area and then measure the area enclosed.

Click here


Calculate Distance and Bearing

Results provided by Movable Type Scripts

This utility allows the user to calculate distance and bearing between two latitude/longitude points.

Click here


Calculate Magnetic Declination

Results provided by NOAA National Geophysical Data Center

This utility allows the user to determine the difference between magnetic north and true north for a given location.

Click here


Distance Calculator Tool

Results provided by Google Map Developers and Google Maps

This tool will calculate a route made of many points as opposed to just two points.

Click here


Enter Latitude and Longitude and Get Elevation

Results provided by GPS Visualizer

This utility allows the user to enter lat/lon and get elevation.

Click here


Plot Coordinates on a Map

A little-known MapQuest tool - enter latitude and longitude coordinates and have that location plotted on a map.

Note on entering coordinates: A minus sign preceeding the value indicates the Southern Hemisphere for Latitude and the Western Hemisphere for Longitude.

Click here


World Place-Name Locator

Enter a city or town name and get coordinates. Easier and quicker than below but fewer locations in the database (250,000).

Click here

Enter a place-name and get coordinates. Not as simple and quick as above but many more locations in the database (5,500,000).

Click here, then choose "GNS Search" in the upper left-hand corner.

If you wish to have the locations plotted on a map, write down the coordinates and enter them into "Plot Coordinates on a Map" above.


World Distance Finder

Results provided by the U.S. Census Bureau

This service uses data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies).

Click here


Historical World Boundary Maps

Results provided by the randymajors.com and Google Maps

  1. Type a PRESENT-day Place and a HISTORICAL Year as early as 2000 BC, then hit the "Go!" button. The place you type must be a PRESENT-day city and country; or a present-day address or road name* with city and country. The year must be from 2000 BC through 2008 AD (use negative years for BC, such as -200 for 200 BC).
  2. Once you see country boundaries, click inside any country to see its name and details. The information window that appears lists the country name and the timeframe the boundaries were in effect; additionally, for the years 1946 through 2008, the capital is also shown. Click the < and > buttons next to the Year input box to go back and forward a decade at a time.

Click here


Historical County Boundary Maps - BETA

Results provided by the randymajors.com and Google Maps

  1. Type a PRESENT-day Place and a HISTORICAL Year, then hit the "Go!" button. The place you type MUST be a PRESENT-day U.S. city, town, or county; you can even type a current day address or road name*. The year can be from the mid-1600s (depending on date of state formation) through the year 2000.
  2. Once you see county boundaries, click inside any county to see its name and details. The information window that appears lists the county name and when that county's then-current boundaries (as of the year you typed) went into effect. Click the < and > buttons next to the Year input box to go back and forward a decade at a time.

Click here


U.S. and Canada Driving Directions

Results provided by Yahoo!

US/Canada Driving Directions

Starting Point:

Address, Intersection, or Airport Code:

City, State (or ZIP):
(e.g., Dallas, TX or 02446)


Enter Destination Info:

Address, Intersection, or Airport Code:

City, State (or ZIP):
(e.g., Dallas, TX or 02446)



Street Maps Finder for
the U.S. and Canada

Results provided by Yahoo!

Street Maps Finder

Address, Intersection, or Airport Code:

City, State (or ZIP):
(e.g., Dallas, TX or 02466)



Latitude/Longitude Lookup

Results provided by Google and MyGeoPosition.com

Push "GeoPicker" button. A new window will open in your browser, where you can simply search for a city or an address. After you find the place you want, just click "Return Data" and you will see the Geo-coordinates of the location you selected displayed in the boxes below.

Geo-Coordinates:


MyGeoPosition


ZIP Codes

A really cool interactive United States map showing the hierarchical zones of any ZIP code. Helpful hint: If after entering a ZIP code you wish to enter another, use the "backspace" key on your keyboard to erase the first ZIP code.

Click here


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