Does My Cell Phone Show My Location?
Yes and no. Unlike a landline, cell phones will not provide an address for your location. However, more and more 911 call centers are now able to receive a latitude and longitude of a cell phone caller. This information can be helpful in getting assistance to a caller that is not completely sure of where they are. At the very least, a 911 call center will receive information from a cell call that links that call to the cell tower that picked up the call signal. This information, while helpful, is generally not enough for the 911 call center to determine the location of the caller. We recommend that all cell callers pay attention to their location especially when travelling or hiking.
For more information on cell calls to 911, click the link below.Tips for Cell Phone Users

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1. When Should I Call 911?
2. What will I be asked when I call 911?
3. Does My Cell Phone Show My Location?
4. Can I text to 911?
5. What if 911 caller is deaf or hearing/speech impaired?
6. Who pays for 911?
7. How can I teach my child to call 911?
8. I accidentally called 911, am I in trouble?
9. How can I prepare my own disaster kit?
10. How much water should I store for emergencies and how long can it be safely stored?
11. Sheltering place - What does that mean and what if I am not at home?