Land Size Calculator Using Google Maps - Awesome Tool

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I finally found a free tool online that you can use to plot points (as many as you need, in any shape) on Google Maps/Satellite images to calculate the size (in acres, square feet, and more) of the land you selected. I used it on a known piece of property and it was very accurate for me.

Jim Boyd

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Wow - I often wondered why GE did not have this as a regular feature... I will check it out and we thank you for this post!!
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Jim - I would assume GE get's a lot of requests for it, so it's only a matter of time, but for now this tool works great! Oh and were you in the 82nd? I spent 4 of my years in the Army with the 10th Mountain running around with you guys!

JBBII - My sentiments exactly!

Here's another tool I found. This one is on the USDA's website. It has all kinds of features, tools, measurements, soil types, etc. that you can use by pinpointing any piece of land you want. It's at:

(just a thought, maybe this should be a sticky, there's countless ways that anyone here could really put these tools to use :bounce: )
Great tool.

Jim Boyd

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Yes, 82nd Airborne from 74 - 77... a LONG time ago...

This was back when Hay Street was at its wildest!


Triple C

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Great tool. Just tried it and it's easy to do. Another great site is This is a tool made available through the American Forest Foundation for landowners but I'm sure you can use it for leases as well.
My username has changed over the years, but WOW I'm surprised to see my original post still here over 7 years later and that it's still a stick & still being used. That's awesome :)