Elevation Finder

This tool can be used to find an estimate for the elevation of a point on the earth. Click/tap the map or type the address in the text box.

Find Elevation Map


Click on the map or input a location below to find the elevation.

 Full Screen 

 Clear Map 


To use the elevation finder tool:

  1. Zoom and pan the map to find the desired location
  2. Click on the map to place a marker
  3. You will then see the estimated elevation displayed below the map.
  4. Click again to place further markers and find the elevation

Other Notes:

  • You can find the elevation of any old marker by hovering over the marker with your mouse.
  • Click clear map to remove all markers from the map
  • Elevations below zero are not returned and will instead report 0m

Version History

  • 13th May 2024 - Performance and stability improvement
  • 22nd March 2024 - Performance improvement
  • 25th June 2023 - Bug fix. Some southern hemisphere locations did not return data
  • 21st December 2022 - New data source
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  • 9th April 2019 - Click/tap on a marker to remove it
  • 10th September 2018 - Changed to Leaflet Maps
  • 11th March 2018 - Estimated elevation now changes as the Street View position changes
  • 3rd November 2016 - Changes to number of decimal places in elevation reading and latitude/longitude
  • 4th August 2015 - latitude and longitude of location displayed below the map
  • 1st August 2015 - New option to estimate elevation by inputting latitude and longitude
  • 14th November 2013 - New search tool
  • 12th August 2010 - initial version

Comments For This Page

I like this tool. It helps with the purchase of a property that slopes down from the road, which makes this even more riskier on the Florida gulf coast barrier island. Thanks for your efforts!
By Bahia Blast on 9th July 2024

By Al Nur comprehensive college e on 3rd July 2024

Perfect, works well & excellent info..
By Paul on 20th June 2024

Does it include the height of a building if I place the marker on building? and not on ground?
By Dhanush on 17th June 2024

Always someone will question, I love that you provide data that satisfies within a satisfactory margin, quickly, easily
By Dan on 14th June 2024

Works fine for me. Thanks
By NYPD on 13th June 2024

Working great today :)
On 15th May 2024

showing same elevation for all the given location. Disappointed with the result.
On 10th May 2024

-999m so not working correctly
By GB on 8th May 2024

works for me well
On 8th May 2024

Im just guessing if I read all 965 comments here, not one would say it is working. ;-(
By NoName on 30th April 2024

-999 :(
On 30th April 2024

Still not working? -999
On 23rd April 2024

still minus elevations being reported
By HA on 21st April 2024

On 18th April 2024

-999m again for all locations tested.
On 18th April 2024

-999 for me too
On 18th April 2024

all area shows -999m ....
By peter on 5th April 2024

I%u2019m so in love with this tool and my ex wife! Thanks for everything!
By Nodal on 3rd April 2024

-999. Still broke.
On 2nd April 2024

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