turf point-grid module

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import turfPointGrid from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@turf/point-grid';




Creates a Point grid from a bounding box, FeatureCollection or Feature.


  • bbox Array<number> extent in [minX, minY, maxX, maxY] order
  • cellSide number the distance between points, in units
  • options Object Optional parameters (optional, default {})
    • options.units string used in calculating cellSide, can be degrees, radians, miles, or kilometers (optional, default 'kilometers')
    • options.mask Feature<(Polygon | MultiPolygon)>? if passed a Polygon or MultiPolygon, the grid Points will be created only inside it
    • options.properties Object passed to each point of the grid (optional, default {})


var extent = [-70.823364, -33.553984, -70.473175, -33.302986];
var cellSide = 3;
var options = {units: 'miles'};

var grid = turf.pointGrid(extent, cellSide, options);

var addToMap = [grid];

Returns FeatureCollection<Point> grid of points

This module is part of the Turfjs project, an open source module collection dedicated to geographic algorithms. It is maintained in the Turfjs/turf repository, where you can create PRs and issues.


Install this module individually:

$ npm install @turf/point-grid

Or install the Turf module that includes it as a function:

$ npm install @turf/turf