Create a Custom Google Map Easily


1. Go to Google Maps
Make sure you are logged into Google so that your map is saved under your account. If you do not have a Google account, you can create one here.

2. Click on My Maps


3. Click Create new map


4. Enter map information

  • Map Title
  • Description
  • Privacy Settings
    • Public
    • Unlisted

5. Add additional elements to map

  • Add a Placemark
    • Add text to information balloon
  • Draw a Line
    • Will give you distance of line
  • Draw a Shape
    • Will give you area of shape

6. Click Done to save map
Note: You can make changes to your map by clicking the Edit button.


With your own custom map, you can now embed it into your own webpage or blog

Credit: Gispathway.com
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