Dropping a Map Pin

Dropping a Map Pin

Selecting the ideal location pin

Learn how to place your pin on the map within 1km of your desired location to get the best results when downloading data in the API Toolkit.

How close does my location have to be to actual for the best result? Where should I place my test location pin? What is the resolution?

When dropping a pin for your locations of interest in the Toolkit, you may be curious "How specific should my location selection be?"

As a general rule, you'll want to place your pin to within 1km of your location of interest. You may find that location search, followed by a precision click on your area of interest will work best!

Once you've completed a search and used the "Download Data" button, your query will be saved as a 'Recent Location' in the API Toolkit.