A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.

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postgis_tiger_geocoder nationscript.sh does not set the location of PSQL correctly

This generated nationscript includes the following line: PSQL=${PGBIN}/p (...) I have tried 'umpteen' variations of replacements, including the logical one: the physical path to the psql file. I am ...
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How to uniquely define a shortened address? (geocoding)

I've searched for existing concepts to define shortened addresses, but didn't find anything yet that fits my needs. For an example, I have to define object locations for say desks, where desks are ...
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MMGIS not able to connect to maps.googleapis.com

I've been trying to geocode a few addresses from a .csv file to a shapefile. Been using MMQGIS on Qgis, but, even though I seem to have everything set up properly, I continually get the error message ...
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Finding address geographically? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make Geocode or location address based on a shapefile streets, without using a web service and using QGIS or some open source software?
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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Geocoding addresses based on own reference data

I have a historical addresses dataset in form: |Name |Description | Where "Name" is a single field with house number, street name, city and country. I have digitised two georeferenced ...
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Geocoding with xml response

I'm new to coding and I've set myself the task of geocoding some postcodes and addresses on a map. I've been going through the Arcgis javascript api and followed the geocode tutorials but now I want ...
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Nominatim address locator does't give longitude

I'm trying to geocode my addresses based on this tutorial: http://www.digital-geography.com/geocoding-addresses-in-arcgis-the-other-approach/#.VzMq_IR97Rb But Whenever I use Nominatim geocoder it ...
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Finding nearest point using point dataset using QGIS?

I have created Geocode for some area and I couldn't find accurate Geocode's for few address. so I want to find the nearest POI for non accurated locations using accurated geocodes as referece in QGIS. ...
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Geocoding: Match address is doubling up text

I'm geocoding some addresses, and using our address data as the locator service's reference. The oddest thing is happening, though, which I've never encountered. The 'Match Address' address is ...
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Geocoding a DBF table on ArcGIS 10.3

I am trying to geocode address onto a map in ArcGIS 10.3. The table is in dbf format and contains address, city, state, and zip. I have attempted going to ArcCatalog and adding an address locator. I ...
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PostGIS: How can I improve the response time for getting the routed distance between addresses?

I need the ability to calculate the driving distance between two addresses for possibly hundreds of thousands of records. I have decided on PostGIS because it can geocode and perform routing all in ...
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ArcGIS Address Locator Styles & Interpolation

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 to build an address locator service based off an address point feature class. I want to use the Suggest operation to return possible addresses to an end user. However, I only ...
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Python Geocoder w3w

I am trying to use w3w API with this python geocoder correctly. http://geocoder.readthedocs.io/index.html It works fine when I use it with google and bing maps import geocoder g=geocoder.google('...
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Match Button Greyed Out in Interactive Rematch Window

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 and built a composite address locator from 5 address locators. All locators are in the same file gdb. I geocoded addresses in a table within the same file gdb and tried to rematch ...
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Address Geocoding Vs Geocoding

Can someone explain me the difference between Geocoding and Address Geocoding? Can Geocoding be for anything else other than postal addresses? If so can anyone please provide me with few examples. I ...
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API provider for getting coordinates automatically?

I need to get the coordinates of some accommodations automatically (and not by extracting them manually from, e.g., Google Maps) and then import them in QGIS. I've already seen that TripAdvisor has an ...
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How to Reverse Geocode?

I am pretty new to ArcMap, only learning this program within the last few days. I have this parcel data in a .shp file, as well as a proposed highway. I need to find the addresses of each parcel and ...
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Building a tool to both geocode and do topology check on the geocoded point (ArcGIS)

Never built a tool in ArcGIS. Would someone tell me if it's feasible to create a single tool (preferably using Python) which: Geocodes an address Checks to see if geocoded point falls within a ...
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How to add a parameter to the ArcGIS WebAppBuilder Search widget?

ArcGIS WebAppBuilder (developer edition) comes with a built-in Search widget which uses the default ArcGIS world geocoder. I want to restrict the type of suggestions which are returned. The Search ...
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Reverse geocoding with QGIS

I've downloaded us region boundaries from US census bureau, which is a .zip file. I can open to view the file with QGis as follows (4 regions + Alaska): Now I have a dataset containing a lot of data ...
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Trying to geocode/reverse geocode points with no address

I have created a locator using the gazetteer locator style with input data from the Street Premium dataset in Arc 10.4 and shared as a geocode service in REST. Users often input points that have no ...
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Issues with creating an address locator using multi-point features in Arcmap/catalog 10.4?

The error I get when trying to create this locator is "000042: Failed to create the address locator which states that I must - have permission to write to the disk/database have enough disk space ...
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Extending Google Maps Geocoding for poorly indexed countries

I would like to extend Google Maps Goecoding service for a country where fine-grained addresses are missing in a remarkable way that would hinder the proper functioning of my application. Should I ...
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How to georeference an old picture through transformation values?

I got a very old picture of a landscape which I have to georeference the right way. For that, I usually go in my QGIS version 2.12.3-Lyon to “Rasta” and then “Georeferencing”. Normally it’s easy, ...
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Nominatim UK for geocoding: problem with house numbers

I am testing a few random "addresses string" with Nominatim (https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/). It looks ok to find the street, but it doesn't look able to pick the right coordinates on the same ...
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CartoDB filling polygon with image from url from database

I'm working on a project mapping attributes of world flags. Right now I have an Ok map. Still have to get more data (from 1900 -1986 and from 1986 to 2016) https://manuelroshan.cartodb.com/viz/...
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ArcGIS Geocoding: Error trying to process this table

I'm using the new what3words geocoding service for ArcGIS Desktop (10.0 SP 5) and keep getting the following error message: "there was an error trying to process this table" Checked through the ...
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Free UK Geocoding with Java

Is there any free solution for geocoding UK with Java? I would like to avoid APIs, like for example Google's Geocode service as I have over 1 million addresses to geocode.
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Google maps Javascript API usage statistics does not show

I am currently using the google Geocoder service from the Google Maps JavaScript API in a few applications. For months I was receiving usage statistics in my API manager, but for the last 2 months it ...
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Use ArcGIS for Server geocoding service results in QGIS (or another generic approach)

An ArcGIS for Server geocoding service can be used via http get (singleline geocoding for 'Jugendamt' [youth office]) http://secure.erlangen.de/arcgiser/rest/services/Comp_fromModel/GeocodeServer/...
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Cartdodb change public map in real-time with SQL query

I'm a data science student working on my capstone project. I'm new to CartoDB and have been playing around with their API a bit but can't seem to find what I'm looking for. I have created a public ...
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Defining city name by using KMZ files

We have KMZ files of different satellite images. We want to check which cities these satellite images belong to. Is there a way to do it automaticly? Like a tool in ArcGIS or QGIS or whatever?
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Cannot generate nationscript.bat - Tiger Geocoder

I have been attempting to install tiger - geocoder in a postgres database. After muddling through examples and resources online for days I have been able to conjure up this much of the workflow. I ...
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Invalid URL error when using suggestions in ESRI locator service

I have created and published a locator service with suggestions turned on. I enabled suggestions when building the locator files and after publishing them as a service. The service published correctly ...
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alternative to geograpy package for python (Pulling locations from text)

I am currently exploring using the geograpy package for python to pull locations from text. It uses nltk, among other things to pull locations from URL's and text. The only problem is it doesn't ...
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Is there any geocoding for better international support? [closed]

I need international support database with Chinese and English, do you know any data provide both? (So far, I found only Google Map and MaxMind is okay; Open Street Map just poorly supported data; ...
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Looking for a company that does address validation based around GIS geocoding [duplicate]

Currently I am looking into finding a company that does address validation. My last post got flagged for not enough info. So here I go again... We currently have our GIS parcel data (address parcel ...
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QGIS Lyon MMQGIS geocode error

I am trying to geocode a csv of 500 zip codes and keep getting this error - [Errno 13] Permission denied: u'C:\PROGRA~1\QGISLY~1\bin/notfound.csv' - Can someone please help me get the MMQGIS ...
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Missing Geocoded Addresses in Attribute Table

I geocoded about 13,000 addresses. I opened the Interactive Rematch Window and made adjustments where necessary. When I look at the Interactive Rematch window, I can see all of my addresses. ...
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Error distance for coordinate transformation (to WGS84)

I have a dataset with mostly EPSG:31255 and wanted to convert it to WGS84. I now had to realize that the results are up to 100m off when I plot them on a map or just enter the resulting lat lon in ...
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Free address data providers for German? (like BEV for Austria)

I am looking for comprehensive address data (incl. house numbers) for Germany. Is there some kind of government agency that provides free downloads? I know that the BEV (Bundesamt fuer Eich und ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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Leaflet OSM Geocoder not working

Maybe this sounds a silly question but the leaflet OSM Geocoder published here Leaflet Control Geocoder doesn't work for me. I can see the search bar but when I search something, nothing happens. The ...
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MMQGIS plugin causes QGIS crash while geocoding

When trying to geocode data with MMQGIS pulgin (Google Maps) the QGIS crashes (not responding). I even tried to divide data into smaller sets but it does not help.
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PostGIS tiger geocoder installation trouble

I am getting the TIGER geocoding feature set up on my windows 7 64 bit box (PostGIS 2.1; Postgres 9.4). I followed the steps outlined here to generate the batch scripts and ran them last night: http:/...
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Nominatim does not respect countrycode

Possible duplicate I have a question about Nominatim, but the OSM forum currently does not accept new registrations... I want to limit my search results to a specific country, so I am using the ...
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Geocoding Using ArcGIS

I want to geo-code 400,000 Addresses in the Netherlands using ArcGIS Geo-coding tool but I have a problem with defining Address locator and Reference data! For defining the address locatore, 1)address ...
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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...
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Determining zip code given lat/long coordinates?

I am trying to reverse geocode crime data from lat and long coordinates to zip code. I have a robust dataset with lat/long coordinates for each data point, as well as the zip code shape files. How ...