14,170 McDonald's Restaurant Locations
Did you know there are about fourteen thousand McDonald’s stores in the USA? 14,170 in fact, according to a script I cooked up this past weekend.
I utilized MongoDB, Node.js, and a knowledge of REST APIs to get what I believe to be all the McDonald’s locations in the US, based on the public McDonald’s Restaurant Locator.
This gave me a CSV file with the McDonald’s locations and a lot of metadata, like this: