County info added to Section Township Range on Google Maps tool, plus a tip for historical county research

Sometimes it’s hard to determine where you are when using Section, Township and Range Maps.  So to help provide more geographic context when searching for a land parcel, county information has now been added to the Section Township Range on Google Maps tool. For example, let’s do the following “Find parcel” at the bottom of the map: That will show the following map, now including the county name on top as well as dashed gray lines for the county boundaries, like this: Note the county name shown in the upper right (highlighted with the red box above), and the county line … Read more

randymajors.org Web Server Status Update

The randymajors.org website had a few intermittent web server issues today where the website could not be accessed. Fortunately, if you happened to have bookmarked the Ad-Free, Full-Screen Map tools, those versions of the tools WERE NOT affected. UPDATE:  The entire randymajors.org website should be fully functioning again now.  If you visit the website and the page is not appearing, you can try to press Ctrl+F5 on your keyboard to force a browser refresh. Thank you for your patience while this was resolved!

Enjoy ALL of the map and search tools AD-FREE and FULLSCREEN!

Over the years, I’ve had lots of requests for a way to subscribe to the map and search tools on randymajors.org rather than having advertisements displayed. This has been a challenge, as I want to keep the tools free of charge for everyone to use, and the advertising helps offset the significant costs associated with the development and operation of the tools. I’m excited to say that you now have an opportunity to choose what works best for you:      Free map tools supported by advertising (left/top), AD-FREE FULLSCREEN map and search tools (right/bottom) The above screenshots are from … Read more