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Township and Range - Public Land Survey System on Google Earth.

A user account is recommended for the features on this web page. 

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This page maps the United States Public Land Survey System onto Google Earth.  For more information about the land survey, Wikipedia has a good article.  You can read about locating parcels at Earth Point Blog.

There are two data sets to choose from, "BLM" and "National Atlas".

BLM Township, Range, and Section

Displays townships, sections, and quarter-quarter sections if you zoom in close enough (most, but not all areas have quarter-quarter sections mapped).  Calculates area, centroid, and corner points.  You must zoom into the central or western United States to see the data.

Help: How to install township and range.

Options...     (hide/show icons, labels, quarter/quarters, change colors)
 
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You are not signed in to your account. Township and Range will display a pop-up message every ten minutes and will be deactivated after one day. For unrestricted access, please sign in or purchase a subscription. You must have Google Earth installed to use this data.

States with complete BLM coverage
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

States with limited BLM coverage
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota (central and western portions are covered), Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota (western part is covered)


Convert Township, Range, and Section to Latitude and Longitude

This utility has moved to another page: Search By Description

Convert Latitude and Longitude to Township and Section

This utility has moved to another page: Search By Lat Long

National Atlas Township and Range

This utility has moved to another page: Alternate Grid

Hint

In mountainous areas it might be helpful to turn off the terrain layer in Google Earth.  Otherwise, the survey grid can look distorted as it shapes itself to the earth's surface.

Information: BLM Township and Range

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) cadastral survey program is responsible for the official boundary surveys for all federal agencies in the U.S. that together manage over 700 million acres. The Public Land Survey System also called the Rectangular Survey System is the foundation for many survey-based land information systems.

Link - http://www.geocommunicator.gov/GeoComm/lsis_home/home/index.shtm

BLM DISCLAIMER:
The geographic coordinates and their associated products are NOT legal land survey records. These coordinates can NOT be used as a substitute for a legal land survey. They can be used for record keeping, mapping, graphics and planning purposes only. No warranty is made by the Bureau of Land Management for use of the data for purposes not intended by BLM.