Re: I have a list of coordinates and want to plug them in a return what city/state/country they are in

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5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

I have a table with many thousands of coordinates. I would like to search these data points by city or state or country but I only have the pairs. Does anyone know whether the Maps app can return such data?

Alternatively, does anyone have any solutions other than the Maps app?

Thank you!

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The maps app can show you where these locations are, but it doesn’t have the search functionality you need as near as I recall.

You can create a search feature with lat/lngs though - create an automation script (or script block) that reverse geo-encodes the city, state, country from the lat/lng pairs. Then use Airtable search features to find the records based on the city/state/country values.

Very cool! Going to look into that in the next couple hours, will let you know if it works