As one of the most powerful mapping tools available, Google Maps has many features designed to help you locate your location. If you want to know your exact location, you can drag your GPS coordinates into Google Maps.
Use the Google Maps website to find coordinates
You can easily find GPS coordinates (showing latitude and longitude) for a location using the Google Maps website. These steps work for maps in any web browser, not just Google Chrome.
To do this, search for a location in the search bar at the top Google Maps website, Or use your mouse to zoom in on the map. Once you’ve nailed a location, right-click on it to bring up an additional options menu.
From the pop-up menu, select “What is here?” Select. Choice.
The button brings up a small place box at the bottom of the page. You will see an array of numbers below the position.
These are your GPS coordinates, shown as decimal degrees. If you want to search again for this location on Google Maps, you can search the search bar for these coordinates.
Google Maps displays a location to learn more about you or to help you Create a custom map Shows directions and other areas of interest around it.
Use the Google Maps mobile app to find coordinates
You can also use the Google Maps mobile app Android, IPhone, And IPad Find accurate GPS coordinates for anywhere in the world. The steps for Android and Apple users are similar, but the iPhone and iPad have an additional step to follow.
To find GPS coordinates, open the Google Maps app on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the search bar to find a common location or use the map view to locate it manually.
If you are using a map view, you must touch the red pin for a longer time and select an unknown location.
The coordinates are displayed in Google Maps for the Android search bar when you drop the pin.
You need to tap the “Dropped PIN” box at the bottom of the Google Maps app for iPhone and iPad.
This screen appears after you put a red pin in the map view.
Pressing “Drop PIN” provides an info menu with a location address, as well as options for saving or finding directions to a location.
The coordinates for the location are listed below the address at the bottom of the menu.