How to view county lines in Google maps

A county is a geographic region of a country used for administrative or legal purposes. It consists of several towns and rural areas around it. Country is divided in to many county’s, If you want to look for the county border lines from Google maps, it generally by default does not show it unless you are searching for it.

In this blog post, we will look into the details of how to view county lines in Google maps from a Windows device and a moble phone.

Google maps is a service provided by google to provide detailed information about countries and geographies. It helps a lot of people everyday to make their commute easier.

How to view all Counties in Google Maps on Windows

If you want to view all counties with in a particular state, you need to search for the state followed by a keyword “Counties“. Below is a search query on a Windows device. For example: Search for Newyork counties to pin all counties on google maps.

How to view all Counties in Google Maps

Click on a Particular county pin to reveal its County lines. For example: I have clicked on Dutchess county and it has shown the County lines on the google maps.

How to reveal a boundary of a particular county in Google maps

How to view a Single county line

You can search for a single county to find its information. Search for a county name followed by a keyword “County” to directly reveal its county lines and read information about that county.

How to view a Single county line

How to share Counties Information directly from Google maps

You can share a link of the information you searched on google maps. You can either send a link to another user by clicking on COPY LINK. You can also share the information directly via Facebook, Twitter or email it using Gmail.

How to share Counties Information directly from Google maps

If you want to embed this map on your website or somewhere in your contact form of your webpage. You can use HTML code and paste it to the relevant section of your website code. This will show the maps searched via Google maps. For example: We searched for The Bronx and the embedded map will also show this location.

Embed Google Maps county line

How to view county lines in Google maps on a mobile device

To view county lines from your mobile device. You will need to follow the same process. Search for a state followed by a keyword “Counties” to show / pin all counties in a state on google map. Search for county followed by a keyword “county” to directly view that particular county information.

How to view county lines in Google maps on a mobile device
How to view county lines in Google maps on a mobile device

How to view County Lines of United Kingdom (UK) on Google maps

You can search for county information for United states or United kingdom as well. Previously we search for counties in United states, let’s see what result we get when we search for Counties in United Kingdom.

Searching for West Sussex County in United kingdom. This shows the County lines / border on the right hand side of the map and provides some information about the searched county. You can click on More link under Quick facts if you are interested in reading more about that county.

How to view County Lines of United Kingdom (UK) on Google maps

Searching for Kent County in United kingdom.

How to view County Lines of United Kingdom (UK) on Google maps

Conclusion

In this blog post, we have seen how to view county lines in google maps. Its very easy to search and find the relevant information by using the keywords counties and county. Google maps is really a powerful and useful tool which is used by a lot of users worldwide to search and navigate to different places.