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Create a custom area from a list of ZIP Codes

Define a delivery area, service area or sales territory using a list of 5-digit or 3-digit U.S. ZIP Codes

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Type or paste a comma-separated list of 5-digit and/or 3-digit ZIP Codes into the box below, OR

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1. In Google Sheets, create a spreadsheet that includes these columns: ZIP Code, Data* and Color. If additional columns are present, a "more..." button will appear above the map when the user clicks on your custom area. • Free version has a limit of 1,000 rows; monthly contributors can map up to 10,000 rows per map
• You can use any combination of 5-digit ZIP Codes and 3-digit ZIP Codes
• Map data will be read from first tab in your Google Sheet; the first row must contain column headers
• If you don't have a Google Sheet, create one by importing from Excel or a .csv file
• The header of the Data column will be used as the map legend heading
• Links included in the sheet beginning with https:// will be clickable when the user clicks the map on that ZIP Code
• The Color column is optional. If used, the Color column can contain any browser-supported color name or any 6-digit hex color code

2. In Google Sheets, Share your spreadsheet with Anyone with the link permissions and click the Copy link button In Google Sheets:
1. Click the Share button in the upper right corner
2. Click the Get link section in the box that appears
3. Change the sharing setting to Anyone with the link (keep the drop-down to the right set as Viewer)
4. Click the Copy link button
5. Click Done
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3. Paste the link you just copied into the box below:

* What is the Data column? The Data column is the first column in your spreadsheet other than ZIP Code and Color, such as Territory in the image at right. The Data column will appear in the map legend.

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1. In Google Sheets, create a spreadsheet that includes these columns: County, State Abbrev, Data* and Color. If additional columns are present, a "more..." button will appear above the map when the user clicks on your custom area. • Free version has a limit of 1,000 rows; monthly contributors can map up to 10,000 rows per map
• Map data will be read from first tab in your Google Sheet; the first row must contain column headers
• If you don't have a Google Sheet, create one by importing from Excel or a .csv file
• The header of the Data column will be used as the map legend heading
• Links included in the sheet beginning with https:// will be clickable when the user clicks the map on that county
• The Color column is optional. If used, the Color column can contain any browser-supported color name or any 6-digit hex color code

2. In Google Sheets, Share your spreadsheet with Anyone with the link permissions and click the Copy link button In Google Sheets:
1. Click the Share button in the upper right corner
2. Click the Get link section in the box that appears
3. Change the sharing setting to Anyone with the link (keep the drop-down to the right set as Viewer)
4. Click the Copy link button
5. Click Done
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3. Paste the link you just copied into the box below:

* What is the Data column? The Data column is the first column in your spreadsheet other than State, County and Color, such as Salesperson in the image at right. The Data column will appear in the map legend.

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1. In Google Sheets, create a spreadsheet that includes these columns: Longitude, Latitude, Data* and Color. You can also map Addresses**. If additional columns are present, a "more..." button will appear above the map when the user clicks on your custom point. • Map data will be read from first tab in your Google Sheet; the first row must contain column headers
• If you don't have a Google Sheet, create one by importing from Excel or a .csv file
• Longitude and Latitude must be in decimal degrees such as -87.633, 41.854 for Chicago (note: the U.S. and western hemisphere have negative longitudes)
• The header of the Data column will be used as the map legend heading
• Links included in the sheet beginning with https:// will be clickable when the user clicks the map on that custom point
• The Color column is optional. If used, the Color column can contain any browser-supported color name or any 6-digit hex color code
• If present, the Address column must contain U.S. addresses in this format: address, city, state, ZIP Code**
• If you don't already have Longitude/Latitudes and want to build your Google Sheet interactively: As you click the map or use Search places, the Long Lat is shown above the map and you can copy/paste it into your Google Sheet

2. In Google Sheets, Share your spreadsheet with Anyone with the link permissions and click the Copy link button In Google Sheets:
1. Click the Share button in the upper right corner
2. Click the Get link section in the box that appears
3. Change the sharing setting to Anyone with the link (keep the drop-down to the right set as Viewer)
4. Click the Copy link button
5. Click Done
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3. Paste the link you just copied into the box below:

* What is the Data column? The Data column is the first column in your spreadsheet other than Lat, Long and Color, such as Name in the image at right. The Data column will appear in the map legend.

** Addresses will be converted to Latitude and Longitude so they can be mapped. Read details about mapping addresses.

1. Export a KML file containing points or lines from Google My Maps, Google Earth or GIS software • Only points and lines will be mapped from your KML file
• To use KMZ files exported from Google My Maps, you must also share your Google My Maps with Anyone with the link permission. KMZ files can be buggy, so if you have issues, use a KML file instead.
• For points, the KML file MUST contain Longitude and Latitude (geocoded addresses without coordinates are NOT supported)
• Routes can be exported from Google My Maps using the Add directions button, specifying your from and to location, then exporting the route data from the map in KML format

2. Upload the KML file to Google Drive

3. From Google Drive, right click the file and choose Share. In the General access box, click Anyone with the link, then click Copy link and then Done

4. Paste the link you just copied into the box below:

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Area Codes

View an Area Code Map on Google Maps

This free Google Maps Area Code map enables you to find area codes for a given address, city or place or search by Area Code and see it’s boundaries on an Area Codes map. See Google Maps overlaid with area code boundaries anywhere in the U.S and Canada, and optionally also show U.S. cities, townships and counties on the map.

Quick Tips for using this Area Codes map tool

  1. There are five ways to get started using this Area Codes map tool
    • In the “Search places” box above the map, type an address, city, etc. and choose the one you want from the auto-complete list
    • Click the map to see the area code(s) for where you clicked (Monthly Contributors also get Dynamic Maps)
    • Find a specific area code using the “Find area code” box in the lower left corner of the map
    • To search using GPS coordinates use the “Find lat long” box in the top right above the map*
    • Click the button in the upper right corner of the map to use your current location. Click the button again to automatically update your location every 1, 5 or 10 minutes (Monthly Contributors also get an option to update every several seconds, shown as ◉A for Active).**
    Area code boundaries will draw, and the name of the area code(s) for the blue dot will appear at the top of the map.
  2. Check the “Show labels” checkbox in the lower left corner of the map to see the Area Code labels on the map
  3. NEW! Use the SHOW OTHER LAYERS panel in the lower left corner of the map to show county lines, US city limits, US civil townships and US ZIP Codes on the map, overlaid on the Area Code map
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* You can search using various formats of latitude longitude, including degrees, minutes and seconds; degrees and decimal minutes; or decimal degrees
** The “Locate” button will be more accurate on smartphones and other devices containing a GPS; desktop browsers typically show an approximate location

Why would you need a map with area code boundaries?

Here are several example uses for area codes on Google Maps (see disclaimer):

  • Business and Marketing Strategy: Companies can target specific area codes for localized marketing campaigns or customer outreach based on regional demographics.
  • Relocation Planning: Individuals moving to a new city or state can understand the area codes they’ll encounter and make necessary telecommunication adjustments.
  • Emergency and Service Response: Utility and service providers can quickly identify affected regions during outages or for maintenance based on area codes.
  • Education and Training: Telecommunication courses and training programs can use area code maps as educational tools for understanding the evolution and distribution of phone networks.
  • Media Studies: Understanding area code boundaries can provide context for regional media buys.

Find Area Codes by radius or by drawing a line or shape

  • To find Area Codes within a radius or near a line or shape you draw:
    1. Click the “Selection Tools” button in the lower left corner of the map
    2. – RADIUS SELECT: To find Area Codes within a radius, specify the mileage in the “Select map features within x miles of the shapes I draw” box, then use the Point “Add a marker” tool to draw the center point of the radius
      – TOUCHING A LINE OR SHAPE: To find Area Codes that touch a line or a shape you draw, use the Line tool or Shape tool to draw the shape, double-clicking when finished
      – WITHIN DISTANCE OF A LINE OR SHAPE: To find Area Codes that are within a distance of a line or a shape you draw, first specify the mileage in the “Select map features within x miles of the shapes I draw” box, then use the Line tool or Shape tool to draw the shape, double-clicking when finished
    3. The Area Codes will be highlighted and listed in a “Results from map” box below the map, where you can copy the selected Area Codes for use in a spreadsheet or other document
      – Optionally, keep drawing shapes to select more Area Codes
    4. When you are finished selecting Area Codes, click the “Done Selecting” button in the lower left corner of the map

FAQs for Area Codes

How do I see an area codes map?
This Area Codes map tool shows area codes on Google Maps. Use the 'Search places' box above the map to search for an area code by address, or search for an area code with the 'Find area code' box.
How do I find area codes?
This Area Code Finder map tool shows area codes on Google Maps. Find a particular area code with the 'Find area code' box in the lower left corner of the map, or use the 'Search places' box above the map to find the area code for an address or place.
Is there a map of area codes on Google Maps?
This Telephone Area Codes map tool shows a map of area codes overlaid on Google Maps. Use the 'Search places' box above the map to search for an area code by address, or search for an area code with the 'Find area code' box.

How do you see Google Maps with area code boundaries? Just follow the quick steps above and you will see the borders for U.S. and Canadian area codes displayed on a fully-interactive Google Map.

Coverage Notes

  • Area Code Boundaries represent the geographic telephone area codes, also known as Numbering Plan Areas (NPAs), for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) area which includes the following countries: United States and its territories and possessions, Canada, Bermuda, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks & Caicos. Excluded from this dataset are area codes considered to be non-geographic NPAs (area codes designating a specific service rather than a specific geographic area), such as toll-free area codes which encompass the entire NANP area

Other Notes

  • The Search places box uses a standard Google Maps geocoding engine, therefore you can type street addresses, road names, points of interest, etc. to see what area code that location is part of
  • Many of the map layers from which this information is extracted are very large, so it may take several seconds for all of the map layers to finish drawing
  • Because the map layers are large, boundaries will not be shown if you are zoomed out too far
  • Note that typing an address will zoom in the map very close, whereas typing a city or county by itself will show you a map with a wider view

Sources

  • Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data, U.S. Department of Homeland Security: public data

DISCLAIMER

Accuracy and Limitations: The information provided by this map tool has been obtained from various public data sources shown in the Sources box above. These sources have varying degrees of reliability and completeness and are subject to change over time. Additionally, while the latitude and longitude values displayed by the map marker suggest a high degree of precision, you should be aware that the underlying Google Maps and source data may not reflect this level of accuracy nor precision.

No Legal or Surveying Use: Due to these potential inaccuracies, this tool is not intended for, and must not be used for, legal, surveying, or any critical decision-making purposes. The information is provided on an as-is basis for general reference and entertainment purposes only. For specific inquiries regarding data accuracy or fitness for use, please consult the original data sources. For decisions requiring precise location data, consult the appropriate government or other authoritative sources, and seek professional legal advice.

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