Find Cities and Towns Inside User Defined Area

Draw an area in the map. The map will then show any cities/towns within the area.

Find Cities Within Area



Click/tap on the map to defne an area

 Search For Cities 


 Clear Map 



This tool can be used to find cities and towns within an area. Note, there is no clear way to determine what is a town or city on a global scale so the results on this page may include or exclude some places. Get in contact if you see a big mistake and we will do our best to update the system.


  1. Draw an area on a map by clicking or tapping the outline
  2. Click / Tap Search
  3. Once the search is complete, you will see the list of towns and cities below the map. You can also tap on a marker of a result to find more details


The search has a limit of 500 results

Version History

  • 9th Februray 2020 : 1.0 - Initial version

Future Ideas and Enhancements

  • None yet...

Comments For This Page

Anyone know a quick method to sort a list of cities based on their distance from an origin city?
By CeeKay on 16th November 2023

Fred, it should now be working again.
By Free Map Tools on 7th November 2023

it is not possible to click on the map anymore
By Fred on 6th November 2023

Fran, sorry, thats not possible.
By Free Map Tools on 1st August 2023

is there a way to export city names but with their related coordinates?
By Fran on 27th July 2023

It only shows cities that start with a or b
On 20th June 2023

Is there a way to add the state found with the town?
On 14th April 2022

Sorry, that's not possible.
By Free Map Tools on 4th February 2022

Is it possible to filter the places by a minimum population
On 4th February 2022

Please have a look at : Find ZIP Codes Inside a User Defined Area.
By Free Map Tools on 24th May 2021

can we get a version of this where you can draw an area and get zipcode, city, and county?
On 22nd May 2021

would be great to search for hospitals in an area
On 21st April 2021

Definitions of what is a town or city can sometimes be subjective. Can you confirm lake San Marcos is a town or city?
By Free Map Tools on 25th November 2020

It does not seem to pull neighborhood data. I can draw an area over San Marcos, but lake San Marcos does not populate as a Neiborhood.
On 25th November 2020

Is it possible to increase the search limit? Otherwise a great tool!
On 25th August 2020

Nice tool!
By ohyeahitsyournotboiahhhhhh on 9th June 2020

Sorry, its the city/town name only.
By Free Map Tools on 27th February 2020

Similar to your radius search tool, is it possible that with the city/town name to include the zip code and county name?
On 27th February 2020

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