Creating a “My Map”

 Everything you need to know about creating your own map using Google Maps


 Log-in and Map Creation

  1. Go to Google Maps
  2. Sign in using your google account  (if you don’t have one, go create one.)
  3. click on My Maps
  4. Click on Create New Map
  5. Give it a Title and Description and choose an appropriate privacy setting.
  6. Click Save, then click Done.
  7. Now you can begin to edit your map.

Navigation in Google Maps

Editing your Map

Sharing your Map

Additional Resources

My Maps Help


Creating a Map Video (3:30)



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