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.

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 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

Version History

  • 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

Use it for planning my UAV flights, so far my plane always came back with a 200ft elevation buffer... works great.
By Robert Faass on 11th March 2019

Elevation interval not working? Checked many points at 295ft, next interval was 395ft, doesn%u2019t,t seem to be any intermediate intervals between the two!
On 10th March 2019

Glitch at 60n 120w
On 3rd March 2019

My location won%u2019t download to my I phone.
On 26th February 2019

I found it to be right on...
By RT on 23rd February 2019

Nothing is displayed below my map.
By Patrick on 20th February 2019

No evevaion
On 20th February 2019

Excellent work! Love it! Keep it up.
By Larry on 14th February 2019

very useful. i checked a few known elevations and it is close enough. great for figuring out how high my antenna site was. thanks
By N4DJT on 13th February 2019

Terrible experience on mobile. Came back on my laptop. Works first try.
By A recovered Moron on 12th February 2019

The map click does NOT put down a marker, as the instructions suggest. Nor does there seem to be any way for it to accept the Lat-Long I entered. I'm using Safari 12.0.2 (most current build as of this date).
By Not A Moron on 4th February 2019

This works great if you aren't a complete moron like the naysayers, keep up the great work!
On 3rd February 2019

Absolute waste of my time.
By Disgruntled. on 3rd February 2019

Excellent. Gives a good idea of elevation. Ignore the -ve comments.
By Andrew Hart on 1st February 2019

We've just used your mapping for our site and where we look downhill, you've got it going higher. Hmmm...
On 26th January 2019

This isn%u2019t as accurate as one would require if one needed to provide precise measurements. However, per at least two of the comments I read, I must add that this tool is to acquire the rough estimate of elevation, and is quite close to accuracy; closer than one would find via a majority of free tools out there. Also, one should not expect this tool to have the ability to provide us with precision when the target or control is that of a recent construction site and/or an area that which was graded to maintain a site, i.e. resivours, garbage dump, etc. and to expect this tool to do so is quite hilarious.
By PolicyTrust on 16th January 2019

Shows the water reservoir up on the hill to be lower than my house. Incorrect figures do not trust
On 13th January 2019

On 12th January 2019

Found it useful and saves a lot of time on site to calculate flow of water for storm water catchment areas.
On 2nd January 2019

Works very well, I %uD83D%uDC4D it
On 31st December 2018

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