Spatial Data Management System

Township/Section Locator

This tool allows you to determine the township and section for a geographic point.
  1. Enter longitude first, then latitude in the form below
  2. Latitude and longitude may be specifed in decimal degrees or degrees, minutes, seconds (see example below)
  3. When using decimal degrees, west longitudes must be specified as a negative number.
  4. Coordinates are specified in NAD 83 datum
Examples of a valid longitude/latitude pairs for Alaska
Decimal Degrees DMS (degrees, minutes, seconds)
Longitude: -151.5 Latitude: 62.33 Longitude: W1513000
Longitude: W1513000.72
Latitude: N624732
Latitude: N624732.875

Find Township and Section for a Geographic Point

Longitude (x):    Latitude (y):