The Custom Areas using ZIP Codes tool has been enhanced so you can also use U.S. States to define your custom area map.
This can be useful to show:
- service area maps
- sales territory maps
- delivery area maps
- other custom area map of any topic defined by States or ZIP Codes
To build a map based on states, create a URL like the following:
Copy/paste the above URL and edit the list of state abbreviations, the title and the color to use.
Here’s what the above map looks like:
You can take a screenshot of the static map to include it on your own website, and also create a link like this to let your website users go to an interactive Google Map: Click to see My Business Coverage Area
Of course you can also still define your custom area map based on ZIP Codes
To create a custom delivery area, service area, or sales territory map based on a list of ZIP Codes, use this form: Custom Areas using ZIP Codes – Create Map Form.
For easy use, note that you can draw a custom shape on the map to define your custom area by using the option outlined below:
Just draw the area on the map above the form, then click the Finished Map Link to see the results.