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

  • 21st December 2022 - New data source
  • 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

Zip draw not working for any other country except US. No ASIA country
On 19th January 2023

Hi Colin, can you give any examples?
By Free Map Tools on 18th January 2023

Regrettably doesn't appear to be anywhere near accurate based upon local measurements.
By Colin Nixson on 18th January 2023

disregard earlier error report. Map must be REFRESHED by clicking " Free Map Tools" at top of page on the left. Then, click "Elevation Finder" from tools menu on the left...
By Eric on 15th January 2023

same elevation everywhere. 999 meters...
By Eric on 15th January 2023

The issue has been resolved
By Free Map Tools on 13th January 2023

No longer working :(
By Scott on 13th January 2023

Not working always shows "No results"
On 13th January 2023

Not working 14/01/23
By John Irvine on 13th January 2023

Hello from Walmart parking lot! Cheers to another beer!
By Scott Frost on 7th January 2023

Great thank you for posting this site very useful
By AndyT on 6th January 2023

On 22nd December 2022

Excellent site, thank you so much!
On 10th December 2022

very bad
On 10th December 2022

Thanks very much for making this page available! Very useful
On 10th December 2022

What satellite data is used in this map to know elevation?
By Vijay Sagar on 6th December 2022

I must be able to use the thing, to comment
On 3rd December 2022

C'est un bon outil
On 27th October 2022

Issues with many locations in Oslo, Norway.
On 17th October 2022

Issue with my location, says I am 32,805.1 feet BELOW sea level
By James J on 11th October 2022

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