An address is a collection of information, presented in a mostly fixed format, used for describing the location of a building, apartment, or other structure or a plot of land, generally using political boundaries and street names as references, along with other identifiers such as house or apartment ...

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Alternative to using ArcGIS Online Geocoding

I have 1.4 million addresses that I need to batch geocode. I can't find a free service to do so. Does anyone know of something out there that I can use? Oh, the service needs to be were I can upload a ...
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When is an address in a new subdivision available for mail delivery?

I have customers that are complaining that some addresses validate on the USPS validation site (https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action) but my geocoding vendor can't geocode the ...
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Getting business listing data for mapping for New York?

How should I go about efficiently compiling the data to map the locations of all the businesses within a given city or town? Are there any free online resources that offer searching businesses by ...
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Spatial Duplicates & Address Duplicates

I am working on ArcGIS 10.0 and I want to SELECT (and not remove) all the spatial and address duplicates from the attribute table in a layer, either by code or in a table window or else with spatial ...
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Evaluating the geocode precision of US addresses

I am evaluating various services that take an address in the United States as an input and returns latitude and longitude of the address. Is there a way I can evaluate which service returns the most ...
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Creating a list of unique street names from a list of address

I would like to generate a unique list of street names from a list of UK addresses. But obviously there will be a number of streets with the same name. Which is fine, but I want to distinguish ...
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Possible for there to be same street, city, and country in two locations

I am working on a project, and need to know if it is at all likely in most of the world that there can be two streets in a city with the same name, in the same country, but in two different locations. ...
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What is the best way to apply the correct ZIP Code when Geocoding

I need to batch geocode a set of addresses, some of them are missing the zip code causing the lat/lng to be placed incorrectly, is there a good way easily correct this? I am using a few geocoders, ...
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What are the most detailed and reliable address databases for the United States?

Here in Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, along with individually surveyed building locations. Like all ...
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Does France have addressing products similar to British AddressBase?

In Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, with good building location accuracy even for remote country ...
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Looking for an API that will autocomplete adresses, and split them up into parts

I'm kinda new to the whole GIS thing, and found that is necessary for onw of my web apps. It's come to my attention that some people don't know what a proper physical address looks like, and so I'd ...
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Why do I get huge memory and CPU spikes setting up the geocode tool

I am running the geocode tool against a database table which contains values for address, city, state, zip. I am using an address locator that I downloaded locally http://gis.ats.ucla.edu/ Whenever ...
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Computing altitude from contour table - slow ST_Dwithin query

I am using PostgreSQL 9.2/PostGIS 2.0. I have a table of house addresses and a table of contour lines which are as follows: address_list house_id | geom (point, 4283) ---------+--------- 1 | ...
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How does a newbie get household income data based on address to the block level?

I am beginning a research project and need to find a way to access the census data about household income. We need it at a closer level than by zip code since income varies a lot by zip code in our ...
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problem in merging adjacent address polygons in qgis

I am having 15 polygon shape files of a sub locality of a city that is having address in their attribute table. I want to merge these polygons based on the address in the attribute table?how can i do ...
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Get coordinates from address

I am writing a application which allow users to save a address into database (db) and in the next step it shows all addresses on a map. But in the saving step I need automatically calculate a GPS ...
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Is there a “yellow pages” web service for Europe?

I need to put some European businesses on a map, but I only know the country of these businesses. I am looking for a way to obtain a lat/lon position or an address for each. What "yellow pages" web ...
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Shapefile to Field

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Creating an Address Locator with a Database of Geo Information

I am trying to build an Address Locator for ArcGIS 10.1. I would like to use a Microsoft Server MySQL database where location information is stored using an alias, an address, and XY coordinates. What ...
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How to geocode addresses that are outside Address Ranges of source layer?

Im using TIGER lines to geocode a table of addresses. Say for instance the address range for a street is 1100-1200. What would be the best way to match an address such as 1094?
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What data does Esri use to create their US_RoofTop locator?

I'm creating address locators to be published on my local ArcGIS server instance and used by various applications. My server does not have access to the internet so I'm unable to use Esri's online ...
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Looking for a sample dataset of international addresses

I need a test dataset of 100 addresses in each country's local langauge. This is approximately 10,000 addresses. The don't need to be geocoded or resolved to address components. For example, 1 ...
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geocoding addresses specifically into NAD1983 or converting X,Y into 1983 after geocoding

I'm going bananas trying to geocode addresses into a NAD1983. I have ArcMap 10.1 and I'm using the default address locator (North American 10.0 from arcgis online). No matter how low I set the ...
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How to use Google Maps geocoding with Openlayers?

I'm making a Openlayers map with some shapefile and I have Google Maps base layer. I want to create a text area and a button. When I input a address and click the button, the map should show me the ...
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Geocode service findAddressCandidates returns no candidates with 10.0 address locator

I posted this on an esri forum but nobody touched it. We've recently updated a geocoding service and I'm now unable to return addresses to my Java application. The old service is built with a 9.3 ...
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Easy Search of Road or Address in QGIS

Is there an easy way to search for a road name in a polyline layer in QGIS? I'm looking for something like what ArcMap 10.1 has, just a basic search box where I can type in a name and have it give me ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Crashes when updating address locator

I keep getting a "ArcGIS has encountered a serious error and needs to close" crash dialogue box whenever I try to update an address locator imported from one server to another (updating the location ...
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Universial addressing systems

There are some grid-based global addressing systems. NAC (Natural Area Code) is licensed (expensive), but I've seen one from Japan which used more interesting honeycomb-like divisions. I cannot find ...
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Are there any common field names for the FGDC street address standard fields?

I have been looking into implementing the FGDC street address data standards so that my address data is potentially consistent with other US data I obtain in the future. However, the FGDC ...
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Address or reverse geocode a point shapefile

I have a shape file that contains points. I want to do a reverse geocode and give these points an address. Can someone please help me?
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how to create a dynamic attribute table column measuring distance from center of extent to points in layer?

We are developing a property look up tool for environmental hazards/chemical spills. In layout view we have a circular data extent with a graphic of a target house in the center and some proportional ...
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Fixing address on TeleAtlas, how long before Google Maps has this information?

I recently submitted information to TeleAtlas and they told me it was accepted and has been added. When I search on Google Maps the address still does not appear. Does anyone know how long Google ...
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My house address isn't listed on Google Maps

When I search for my address on Google Maps it cannot be found which means I can't order takeaway etc. Is there a way of adding my address to Google Maps or even add a street address? I want the ...
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Can I use the Google Geocoding API to parse and standardize address data?

I need to parse single-field addresses into multiple fields such as address number, street name, street type, etc. Esri has the Standardize Addresses tool in the Geocoding Tools toolbox, but I am ...
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How can I have my map open in the center of my visitors IP address?

I have a map of all restaurants in Florida. I would like to have the center of the map be the address of the visitors IP. How can I do this?
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Open Source Address Correction / Parser with Fuzzy Matching

Here is a a little bit of a detailed question related to address parsing/geocoding which I feel should be interesting to many users. So, essentially I am curious to know if anyone has had any ...
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Where can I find a list of non deliverable zip codes

Here is an interesting problem I am facing... There are certain areas within the US where the USPS does not offer postal delivery to those addresses. One example here is my Zipcode 92067 which is ...
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Statewide (and more) Address Point data source

I am seeking a data source for a statewide address point layer. I do not need resident or business information at these addresses; I just need the validated structured addresses (preferably with ...
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How to add address block on Google Mapmaker?

Is it possible to mark a block of addresses for example B-block, xyz colony, which is a logical block of addresses on Google Mapmaker? If possible, how do I do it? I want to add a polygon feature ...
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How many kinds of “address” are there? [closed]

I'm defining "address" as "a physical location, usually visibly numbered". Numbered was used in the definition to exclude purely geographical features not usually considered to have or need an ...
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What are the steps to go from raw address data to a locator report? [closed]

I'm a seasoned programmer, but I'm new to GIS in general. I've read a decent amount of ArcPY documentation but haven't seen an example that takes me from raw data to a locator report, from start to ...
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Help needed using REGEXP for address string parsing

Using JavaScript, my aim is to create an "intelligent" address search function with a single textbox (rather than separate textboxes for house number, street name, street type, suburb, etc). I'm ...
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Where are the address ranges in Open Street Map?

I recall coming across some OSM initiative that was proposing to put US address ranges in the data using TIGER (I think). However, I have seen no such ranges in any of the data I have looked at so ...
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Choosing a GIS which imports a list of stage addresses, calculates the route, allows to modify and export it

I'm new to GISs. I'm searching for a GIS to meet following requirements. I have a list of street addresses [A,B,C,D,E,...], with additional information associated (basically which orders to deliver ...
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Data source for determining postal codes given location?

What is the best data source for determining international postal codes given a latitude & longitude?
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How to automatically create 2D-point features from addresses in an SQL database

I currently have an SQL-Table which contains our buildings. I already added the table and now want to create features ( 2D-Points ) from that information. The biggest problem I have is that the ...
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Data Source: Address ranges for every block in NYC

I'm looking for data that defines the address ranges used on NYC blocks. On this screenshoot you can see google has noted the first addresses on each block of West End Avenue and 92nd/93rd/94th st. ...
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Do shapefiles sometimes contain the necessary data for address resolution?

Right now I am doing address resolution with a ESRI file called Street_Addresses_US.loc which works. I have been given a shape file that contains streets that was compiled by the state. Is it ...