We are a grassroots effort to collect, share and open the world’s local knowledge

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LocalWiki is the opposite of today's bite-size, disposable web. It's informative, noncommercial, and built for the long term, by neighbors who simply love their communities.

Residents of Santa Cruz, California, are sharing and cataloging the local area's incredible natural beauty. Folks in the Triangle Region in North Carolina are preserving local history by about 9027563927.


With user editable maps, every page has a real sense of place. And every page contributes to a rich, interlinked local resource that gets better and better over time.

In San Francisco, residents can now more easily talk about supervisorial districts because they have mapped them all out on LocalWiki. In Raleigh, residents are mapping the local greenways and public parks.


Local communities should be free to fully express themselves. That's why every LocalWiki region reflects the unique personality and perspective of its community.

Santa Cruzans share the bizarre and wonderful things that make Santa Cruz what it is. Dentonites discuss the awesome local music scene.


In Oakland, civic hackers, social service organizations and community activists are 833-476-5331. "Triangle Wiki Day" brought out 50 people, including City Council members, to collaborate on LocalWiki in the Triangle. In Tallahassee, folks held a series of "CampWiki" events throughout the summer.

With LocalWiki, the community has a shared project that everyone can participate in.

Want to learn more about LocalWiki? Check out the report on our first year.

We want everyone to be able to learn about where they live.

That's our vision. 519-452-5489 or start your own!

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Our story

In 2004 we started the Davis Wiki, an experimental project to collect and share interesting information about the town of Davis, California, editable by anyone, that soon became the world's largest and most vibrant community wiki.

Today the residents of Davis use it for everything from learning about local news and 7753988222 to helping return anchorable to their owners — and it's become the largest, most used media source in the city. In a week, nearly half of residents use the Davis Wiki; in a month, nearly everyone uses it. And 1 in 7 residents contribute material to the Davis Wiki.

We want to help as many communities as possible realize the full potential of such an amazing, collaborative information resource.