All Internet communications are based on IP address, which are a unique fingerprint for every PC at the time of communication. IP address blocks can be mapped to general geographic locations, what you see on this site is a visual representation of this mapping.
How do I Search for an IPs Location?
To perform a search based on specific criteria; simply click the 'Search' button and enter the criteria to be searched. Once you have input the search criteria click the search button to perform the search.
Why does it say I'm several miles from where I really am?
Your IP address may be represented by your ISPs physical location (e.g. AOL, NetZero, etc.). We are constantly updating our location database but are by no means perfect, if you receive an incorrect location it may indicate that your IP range is new or has recently moved.