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Zip Code Mapping

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by walker-talker, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Anybody know of a good website that lets you outline specific zip codes and print?

    I know you can search zip codes via Google, but don't think (at least I can't figure it out) you can outline zip codes.

    Thanks,
    Matt
     
  2. wbw

    wbw LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,404

    maps.huge.info/zip.htm
     
  3. Eric E

    Eric E LawnSite Member
    Posts: 70

    See if the county tax appraiser has a website. At least one of my local counties has a place where I can down load a mailing list by zip, town, subdivision, street, etc..
     
  4. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Thanks Eric, I'll check and see. I know I can get mapping from my county, but not sure if it outlines zip codes.
     
  5. lawnpropm

    lawnpropm LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 579

    I went to the county tax auditors office and was able to get a print out of all new housing developments within my county that had been built or phased from the planning dept. They can go back as many years as you want. Hope this helps. Good luck.
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  6. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    The problem isn't finding a decent map, it's being able to print them out. Most of them are very small.

    I thought google earth was able to outline zip codes, but I guess not.
     
  7. lawnpropm

    lawnpropm LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 579

    City planning should be able to help. I had the same problem. I googled all the areas I was targeting to get zip codes and they took itfrom there. Only cost me 25 bucks. Best thing about it is you can see neighborhoods that are soon to be built giving you an edge on the competition. It also names the builder and all their contact info. Could be a way to get in and bid on new lawn and landscape installs
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  8. PerfiCut L&L

    PerfiCut L&L LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 458

    microsoft map point.
     
  9. Joe Shooner

    Joe Shooner LawnSite Member
    Posts: 157

  10. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Thats a popular view. Good on the computer, except for the "ads by google" and still cant print well.
     

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