Navigate and search

There a couple of ways you can get around in Social Explorer maps. 

Navigate

Use the scroll-wheel of your mouse, or double click to zoom in.

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You can also use the small zoom controls on the bottom left of the map. Click the plus or minus sign to zoom in or out, or click Zoom to open the zoom slider.

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You can zoom using your keyboard and mouse. Hold Shift on your keyboard and draw a square on the map to zoom in to that area.

To pan the map, click and hold while you drag your cursor.

As you zoom in, you will notice that the boundary lines change. That is because the map adjusts to show you more detailed areas as you zoom in closer.

Search

Type in the name of the state, city, county, street address, zip code, etc. in the search box in the upper-left corner, if you already know the name of the area you're interested in.