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Advanced geospatial and mapping services at your fingertips

Explore powerful geospatial solutions and location-based
capabilities for developers and entrepreneurs

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You’re in good company

  • 350K developers integrated with MapQuest services
  • 30mil people use MapQuest every month
  • 25+ years leading the geospatial industry


See our tools in action

  • Geocode

    Whether you want to show your retail locations on a map, calculate an optimized route for a delivery, or search within the radius of an origin point, you can easily convert addresses to latitude and longitude coordinates with the Geoocoding API.

  • Spatial search

    Answer questions such as, "Which coffee shops are within a 5-minute drive from my house?" or "Which data points fall within a particular zip code?”.

    Perform custom spatial searches using hosted or remote data with the Search API.

  • Alternative Routes

    Define your route in multiple ways with the Alternative Routes function in the Directions API.

    Allow users to request multiple potential routes between two locations — fastest, shortest, or ideal route based on transportation mode.

Web services

Access enterprise-grade and battle tested APIs and SDKs that power thousands of developers and tens of billions of transactions

  • Directions API

    Provides a simple interface to get routing, narrative, and shapes

  • Icons API

    A variety of icon types including markers, circles, vias, and flags

  • Static Map API

    Create standard and retina static maps with locations, routes, etc

  • Search API

    Allows spatial searches utilizing the MapQuest Data Manager

  • Traffic API

    Real time traffic information related to traffic and flow


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    MapQuest.js SDK

    JavaScript library for interactive maps, geocoding, directions, and traffic

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    PlaceSearch.js SDK

    JavaScript library powered by the Search Ahead API in the background

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  • Contact Us

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