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

  • 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

Thank you and please add more options maps such as topographic map....etc
By Bashir on 16th May 2022

Very effective tool and easy to handle.
On 30th April 2022

Rusty, sorry that is not possible.
By Free Map Tools on 16th April 2022

Great product.
On 11th April 2022

Could be possible to calculate mean elevation of an area or between two points?
By Rusty on 9th April 2022

used the site for my assignment, it was very useful and user friendly, however 50m between points on a hill remained at the same height.
On 8th April 2022

Very nice site voor irrigation ideas
On 4th April 2022

Values for all corrdinates are -9999.0 m
On 29th March 2022

Thanks, just moved house, and curious about the height AMSL for sea level rise etc.
By Andy on 21st March 2022

Used this for school work :)
By Strawberry on 16th March 2022

Very useful for comparing treeline and snowline elevations around the world. Also for finding relative altitude of the mountains
On 8th March 2022

thank you very much, for developing platform like this. It is very useful for my outdoor activities. Sri Lanka
By chathuranga on 4th March 2022

On 21st February 2022

Very useful tool for research
By TRALFAZ on 17th February 2022

By Rizwan Ali on 15th February 2022

Colour shade should proide for entire world map as we have so many colors. It will help a lot to understand flood flow.
On 9th February 2022

Great tool, amazed by its accuracy.
By Liyaqat Sayed on 8th February 2022

Great tool, i can fine distinguish elevations for my land and my house. thanks.
By Narong Hansa on 3rd February 2022

Worked fine for 5 minutes then it broke and said -9999 for any location
By Joe Mama on 25th January 2022

Make a flood map. an alternative web site doesn't work.
On 19th January 2022

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