How to Find Addresses Using Latitude Longitude

by Matt McGew ; Updated October 18, 2017

Latitude is the horizontal measurement used to describe a point on the earth's surface. Longitude, on the other hand, is the vertical measurement used to describe a point on the earth's surface. You can find the address associated with latitude and longitude coordinates by inputting the points into an Internet-based latitude and longitude finder tool.

Open a latitude and longitude finder tool on your computer (see Resources). Examples of latitude and longitude finder tools include SteveMorse.org, Itouch Map and Findlatitudeandlongitude.com.

Enter the latitude and longitude coordinates of the point you want to find an address for in the appropriate fields.

Click the "Determine Address," "Go" or "Load" button to display the latitude and longitude of the address.

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Since 1992 Matt McGew has provided content for on and offline businesses and publications. Previous work has appeared in the "Los Angeles Times," Travelocity and "GQ Magazine." McGew specializes in search engine optimization and has a Master of Arts in journalism from New York University.