30 August 2018

Here's how you can see County Lines in Google Maps

I know most readers of this blog are mostly interested in genealogy and historical research.

But did you ever notice that Google Maps doesn't display U.S. county lines at all? Not even current boundaries, let alone historical!

Sure enough, try it...best you can do is to get one county boundary to draw at a time by searching for that county in Google Maps. Like this, where I searched for "Park County, CO":

Well, what if you want to see all of the current county lines in Google Maps?
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You can now, by using this free web page that I created: County Lines on Google Maps
UPDATE:  You can now also view county lines in the UK and Ireland in addition to the US and Canada; plus Australian Local Government Area (LGA) boundaries!


You'll see all the county borders for the state you're looking at, drawn on top of a fully functional Google Map! Feel free to share if you find it useful!


TIP: Enlarge the map to full screen by clicking that button in the upper right corner of the map!

For those looking for historical county boundaries on Google Maps, here it is: Historical U.S. County Boundary Maps