Plot a Metes and Bounds Legal Land Description
Many Metes and Bounds legal land descriptions are simple enough that this fill-in-the-form app will do the job.
What follows is a quick start for the impatient, then a sales pitch, followed by the essential background knowledge on metes and bounds legal land descriptions and finally the detailed operating instructions for this application.
There is a reference section at the end.
Enter your metes and bounds legal land description.
Check will run a syntax check on your data and draw the land parcel. The starting point should meet up with the ending point. This is called "Closure". The acreage should be very close to what is on the legal land description. Syntax errors will be highlighted. Hover over the highlighted fields to see the error message.
Calc does the same as above, but includes latitudes and longitudes for all points.
You can also download the point coordinates in CSV, KML, GPX and JSON formats. GPX can be loaded into your Garmin. KML is used by Google Earth.
'Check' is always free. Check will draw your plot of land without an account or a purchase.
Your first 3 Calc's are also free. 'Calc' does all the same as 'Check' and will also take your beginning latitude and longitude and calculate the latitude and longitude for all the points.
Each 'Calc' consumes 1 credit.
Typically 20 to 30 credits are required to complete a project.
If you wish to setup an account, click Becoming a Subscriber and follow the instructions.
If already have an account, click here.
Or, you can click "Login" on the top right hand corner of any webpage, sign in, and then click the "PLOT" button on the black menu bar.
Metes and Bounds Land Description
A tract of land in the Northwest quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 30, Township 1 South, Range 66 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, County of Adams, State of Colorado described as follows:
Sectional Land Descriptions
Sectional Land Descriptions are subdivided by a grid system.
These are found by using these fill-in-the-form programs
Legal Land Description References