You're all set!

To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.

Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API

To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API
  3. Create appropriate keys
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Local data around the world

Get data from the same database used by Google Maps and Google+ Local. Places features more than 100 million businesses and points of interest that are updated frequently through owner-verified listings and user-moderated contributions.

Return a list of places based on a user’s location or search string.

Place details

Return detailed information about a specific place, including user reviews.

Place autocomplete

Automatically fills-in the name and / or address of a place as you type.

Demos and sample code

Quickstart steps

Click "Get a Key" to create a project on the Google API Console, activate the Maps JavaScript API and any related services, and get an API key. Then read the documentation and start developing.

You're all set!

To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.

Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API

To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API
  3. Create appropriate keys
Continue

You're all set!

Billing has been enabled for your selected project. For further details on what this means and what limits and features are now available to you, please head over to our pricing page.

Enabling billing

To enable billing and unlock higher quotas for the Google Maps APIs, we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to complete a few tasks:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Set up or choose your billing profile
  3. Enable billing on your project
Continue

Use the Places API along with other APIs to build location-relevant apps and sites.

Google Maps Javascript API

Customize maps with your own content and imagery.

Google Maps Directions API

Calculate directions between locations using an HTTP request.

Google Maps Distance Matrix API

Travel time and distance for multiple destinations.

Web services

Check out our cross-platform web service APIs that can be added to your project for batch processing, advanced features and other server-side operations.

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Google Places API JavaScript Library