NEW! County Lines on Google Maps

randymajors.com County Lines on Google Maps tool, v 2.24 ©2018 Randy Majors, except data sources shown below.
Google Maps doesn't show county boundaries, so this tool was created so you can see county lines on Google Maps anywhere in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia and Canada.

QUICK TIPS FOR USING THIS TOOL:

NEW! You can view U.S. counties across multiple states at the same time!
NEW! Now also includes county lines in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and Canada

1. Type a U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia or Canada place name, such as City, County, State, then click the "Go!" button.
County lines (or equivalent) will draw, and the name of the county and state for the red map marker location will appear at the bottom of the map.
2. County Lines on Google Maps Click the "Toggle fullscreen view" button in the upper right of the map for a much larger map and an immersive full screen experience. (Not available on iOS)
3. Click the map to see the county name for where you clicked or just type another place name and click "Go!"
4. Share this tool using the social share buttons at the bottom of the page. Subscribe to this blog at right to stay abreast of updates and tips.

How do you show county boundaries in Google Maps? Just follow the quick steps above and you will see the borders for U.S., Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and Canada counties displayed on a fully-interactive Google Map.

Looking for historical county boundaries on Google Maps? Here it is: Historical U.S. County Boundary Maps.


OTHER NOTES:
- The Place box uses a standard Google Maps geocoding engine, therefore you can type street addresses, road names, points of interest, and the like, to see what county that address or road is located in.
- US coverage includes all 50 states plus Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa.
- Within the UK, England displays Counties, Scotland and Wales display Parliament Electoral Regions, and Northern Ireland displays Local Government Districts.
- Australia displays Local Government Areas (LGAs).
- Canada displays Census Divisions, which are counties in some provinces but may include other geographies shown here.
- Occasionally, county lines may take up to 10 seconds to appear; if the county lines never appear, try refreshing the page (F5) and try your search again. Some very complex shapes (e.g. long boundaries along jagged coastlines) may not draw.
- This tool uses an experimental Google Maps API feature called Fusion Table Layers. The underlying county boundary map files used are quite large, and Google Fusion Tables are themselves a beta product. Zooming out too far will cause strange results. As with any new and innovative technology, don't be surprised if things occasionally don't function as expected.
- County lines must be viewed one country at a time.

SOURCES:
- US Census Bureau
- Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland
- Ordnance Survey Ireland
- Australian Bureau of Statistics
- Statistics Canada


Help improve this tool. Please comment here.
Also, check out the Historical U.S. County Boundary Maps tool on this website to put your search in the correct historical geographic context. It uses Google Maps to display US County Boundaries from ANY HISTORICAL YEAR. You can then click any county on the map to see the specific history of the boundary changes, and type in different years to see the boundary changes over time.