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View and print Phoenix, AZ area maps
Getting around with a reliable Phoenix city map is difficult because of so many new roads, freeways and subdivisions.
How to get Phoenix maps
The most reliable method is to use a GPS and hope that it is accurate. Less expensive, free methods, include printing street maps from services like Google Maps or MapQuest.
The large, detail Phoenix maps that used to be widely available at gas stations, hotels and other facilities are now almost impossible to find. If you do find one, it is probably not free any longer.
Tourist maps, with only major streets and points of interest or commercial business locations, are the replacement. They may not be complete or have the detail needed for the smaller city streets.
Google's Phoenix new street view image maps
The best online method to obtain Phoenix street maps, traffic and satellite maps, is to use Google's aerial map program for Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, Peoria and other surrounding communities.
Google Maps added street view scenes for Phoenix and Tucson, AZ. with street views.
Click on the area of the Phoenix map at "street view level" and zoom in to see the interactive street shot of that location.
Adjust the street level to cover larger areas, print out the page. Then, move the cursor to get the next area and print that page.
Cut and paste (with paper and scissors), a larger more complete city map.
The print and cut method is best when no printed maps of the areas are available in Maricopa County.
Requesting printed maps
Phoenix city maps, bus and bicycle maps, can also be requested from the City of Phoenix or download from their website at: http://phoenix.gov/webpmo.html
Phoenix Maps Online is an interactive map application that can locate places such as police and fire stations, parks, libraries, schools and recreation sites.
Note: If you spelled Phenix, Pheonix map or Phonix, Penix map, you still found the correct Phoenix map page.
Google adds Phoenix street view maps
View Larger Phoenix City Map and Street Level Views
How to Use Google's Phoenix, AZ City Map
Type in the address, Phoenix zip code or just the street name to begin your search. Use the Map button link to view by street name. Select the Street button to view street level images.
Use the Satellite button to see Phoenix, AZ from space down to street level; and click the Hybrid button to see an overlay of street names and roadways on top of the satellite view.
Click the Traffic button to see local traffic flows. Google Maps can be printed in color. Use Google's map on a wifi network connection when you need to locate a place quickly while on the run.
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