|highway = milestone|
|Highway location marker|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
Ais the modern-day equivalent of a milestone. Unlike traditional milestones, however, which were originally carved from stone and sited at one-mile intervals, modern highway location markers are made from a variety of materials and, in most countries, are spaced at intervals of a kilometre or a fraction thereof.
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The following features are based on those described in the article Proposed features/Milestones. This tag has not been approved but is widely used.
|highway||milestone||It's a highway milestone. The position of the node, member of highway way or in place is subject to discussion||mandatory|
|ref||<Milestone reference>||Only to be used if the milestone actually has a reference number written on it.||optional|
|marker||<Milestone shape>||Visual shape of milestone, usually stone or plate||optional|
|distance||<Milestone distance>||A number being the distance from the beginning of the road/rail.
Decimal numbers specified with points are allowed. If no unit is explicitly given, the unit is assumed to be kilometers. To specify a different unit, add a space after the number, then the unit abbreviation (e.g., 35.0 mi)
For "modern" milestones look at
For "historic" milestones look at
For utility markers look at
To be completed