Maps & Geography Research

Maps and mapping resources for private detectives and law enforcement. Use these tools for planning travel and surveillance missions.


Map research tools

Maps and Geography Research Tools

A map is a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface, or a portion of it. The science and art of map-making is called cartography.  There are many different types of maps, such as:
state resources

State Information

List of Helpful State Information This article provides a list of helpful state resources, data and information for private investigators. The state resources a list of state abbreviations and...
property records

How to Find Property Records and Real Estate Reports

Resources for Property Records Searches Private investigation cases often involve property research in one form or another. Whether it is physical property such as a house, land, real estate, jewelry, or intellectual property, a private...
Package tracking

How to Track a Package

Learn How to Use Online Tracking Tools to Track the Delivery Status of a Package Most of the major shipping companies provide a tracking number that can be used to...
Mapquest

MapQuest Planning Tools

What is MapQuest MapQuest is a map publisher and a free online Web mapping service owned by America Online (AOL). The company was founded in 1967 as Cartographic Services,...
List of Area Codes

List of Area Codes by State, by Number and Search Tools

This article provides an overview of area codes and provides a list of area codes by state. In addition, it contains a list by number, as well as a list of search...
Zip code search

How to Look Up a Zip Code

Learn How to Do a Zip Code Search This article explains how to do a zip code search. Before we describe the process, and refer you to some online...