Just click the link above to go to the website(1) then enter the latitude and longitude numbers (example: 38.8976777, -77.036517)(2) and click "go"(3). It will then give you of the physical address within those coordinates (on the left) and it will point the location on the map.(4)
It's a quick easy way to get the location with minimal effort and still using Google maps. It works great on your smart phone!
To use Google Maps, just click the link above(1) then input the latitude and longitude (example: 38.8976777, -77.036517)and hit enter or click the magnifying glass icon(2). The location will then be pointed on the map(3).
The link above is for Google Earth download. If you want to use Google Earth as your mapping application then you may go to the above link to download. Then, you may refer to the following link for addition information on how to use Google Earth.
Help Guide that will explain details on how to enter the latitude and longitude numbers in the Google Earth application.
Discussion on how to adjust the settings on the application could be found on the link below.
NOTE: Make sure to input the correct latitude and longitude on any mapping application you use. If you input the incorrect coordinates, it will show you a different location. The location for coordinates 38.8976777, -77.036517 is different from the location you will get if you enter 38.8976777, 77.03651.