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

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

its verry usefull fantastic.
By Maheash on 19th July 2019

I just checked elevation between Phoenix and Dallas along the highways and even the peaks for reference. I dropped a couple hundred pins. It worked perfectly. Using Microsoft Edge on Win 10 Pro v1903 (latest)
By Paulie on 15th July 2019

Doesn't work. Elevation shows as -9999 metres.
By Martijn on 13th July 2019

Isn't working.
By Elevated on 11th July 2019

This is the best elevation finder out there. It would be great if we could find elevations along a route if that becomes possible. Thanks
On 8th July 2019

Good program for map details
By Muhammad Ibrahim on 6th July 2019

Shows the Klamathon Fire from last year...sobering
By Chevell Magill on 28th June 2019

Absolutely Brilliant Radio Operators Best Friend
By Martin on 26th June 2019

didn't work :-( 49.11144,-121.45978 Anywhere I click on this mountainous map shows the same elevation.
On 23rd June 2019

Brandon, 31.29640,-446.45737 is not even a valid location...
By Joe on 23rd June 2019

What are the elevation accuracy parameters?
By Trd on 21st June 2019

how to export data from Xml file to ArcGis or QGIS.
By Muhammad Rehan Ulhaq on 20th June 2019

-9999.0 m or -32805.1 feet Location :31.29640,-446.45737
By Brandon on 15th June 2019

'doesn't work for me. says houses are below sea level, i know for a fact my lot is 10 feet above' - not for much longer On 6th June 2019
On 14th June 2019

Operation of app is erratic
On 7th June 2019

doesn't work for me. says houses are below sea level, i know for a fact my lot is 10 feet above
On 6th June 2019

Used this site to determine elevation for Wireless ISP. Nice app. Thank you.
On 6th June 2019

Super! I couldn't find how to do it on G. Earth for android. This did the trick.
By J.-M on 3rd June 2019

On 28th May 2019

I regularly drive between the UK and south west Spain. Fantastic tool for finding the different elevations on my travels. Fantastic maps. Thank you.
By Peter on 27th May 2019

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