Maps.com highlights interesting, impactful, and beautiful maps that help people better understand the world.

We look for maps that inspire, challenge, educate, reward, dazzle, and provoke across a range of topics and formats. We partner with creators to showcase and celebrate the world’s most notable maps.

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Why Maps Are Important

For centuries, humans have relied on maps to understand our place in the world, where we’ve been, and where we want to go. We believe maps can spark imagination by empowering the curious with new perspectives and horizons. Through maps, we can experience new ideas, visit places we’ve never been, and discover insights to better prepare for a changing tomorrow. For those who seek and who yearn to discover, let us be your guide.

Meet the Team

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Robby Deming

Editor-in-Chief

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Joshua Stevens​

Author and Cartographic Editor

Frequently Asked Questions

You can submit your map for consideration through our online submission portal. Our submission portal walks you through the required information and the permissions you grant us to write about and feature your map. Maps submitted to Maps.com are not shared with any other entities or domains, including Esri, and will only be used on Maps.com or in Maps.com social media channels.

We care about creators’ rights, so Maps.com only features maps we have express permission to cover. In addition to maps that we own rights or licenses to, we also highlight maps in the public domain.

All that said, we want to feature your maps. If you own a map that you think would make for a great post on maps.com, submit it for consideration. Our submission portal walks you through the required information and the permissions you grant us to write about and feature your map. Maps submitted to Maps.com are not shared with any other entities or domains, including Esri.

Maps.com is owned and supported by Esri.

We do our best to get these stories right, but sometimes mistakes happen. Our policy is to be transparent and open about any errors or corrections. We will add notes to articles when changes have been made to reflect any corrections or clarifications. You can request a correction by contacting us.

Maps.com does not license or grant rights to reuse and repurpose maps. Please contact the original creator of a work if you’re interested in using their content.

Yes! Maps.com is always looking to partner with organizations and individual creators to feature their work on maps.com. Our stories always link back to the original maps we’re covering and clearly acknowledge the owner/source of a given map. With millions of unique visitors annually, Maps.com can help your work reach an even wider audience. You can contact us.

Maps are ubiquitous today in a way they’ve never been before. But as the volume and velocity of maps inundating our screens and social spaces increase, maps are often taken for granted. Maps.com is founded on the principle that maps have a transformative power to help people understand and see something they may not have noticed in another medium. Simply put, we love maps. And we hope you do too.

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