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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Geocoding millions of addresses

I have millions of addresses that I want to geocode and I can do that in ArcGIS but it would take me endless number of hours. Is there a faster method that you can recommend?
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US Census Geocoder returns different city that TIGER Shapefile data

When I geocode an address using PostGIS+TIGER 2013 I get a different city than what Census Bureau Geocoder reports. The Long/Lat are identical in both cases, but the PLACEFP is different although both ...
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OpenLayers gx_geocodercombo returns syntax error

I try to implement a gx_geocoder combobox... { xtype: "gx_geocodercombo", hideTrigger: true, emptyText: 'Enter address (streetname housenumber municipality)', width: 350, layer: ...
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Postal Code Geocoding Service for World, Specifically Asia

Does anyone know of a Worldwide postal code database with coordinates (or geocoding service), that has data for Asia? Geonames does not have data for China and a few other countries that I need. If I ...
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Geocoding with World Geocode Service

I failed to geocode intersection in ArcMap with World Geocode Service provided by ArcGIS Online. The data I have contains street, cross street, city, state. But there is no zipcode Here is a sample ...
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Mapquest 'community license' service discontinuation terms?

I want to use MapQuest's geocoding services under their Community License: http://developer.mapquest.com/web/info/terms-of-use I can't find the clause that explains under what terms I can discontinue ...
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Address and coordinates of European cities request

I have a database of couple of millions of records which I would like to geocode. The data consists of addresses and council. All addresses are of a certain European city. Questions: May I have ...
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Locators with alternate name table not running

I'm trying to create a composite locator in ArcCatalog 10.2.2. It has 8 individual locators, 4 with an alternate name table, 4 without. We already have a working 10.1 version, but 10.2 is presumably ...
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Installing TIGER geocoder

I am trying to install the tiger geocoder for postGIS. I am using the 2.1 version of postGIS on Windows 7. I am using this set of instruction to do so. I am confused by what they mean be edit the ...
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Is there a public API that can be accessed with Python and will geocode Points of Interests?

I recently downloaded tagged hospital data from OpenStreetMaps.org using the API. Some of the data have a 'node' tag which are attributed with a lat/long while other data are tagged as 'way' format ...
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Looking for London postcode to area mapping data

I am looking for London postcode to area mapping data. I have reviewed several databases and API's and most resolve a postcode to at best a district and a ward, which doesn't correspond to the ...
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Backend: look-up address, spatial join, and enter to db

I'm not a GIS admin and we don't have one, so I am completely lost on this one. We currently have an sql db where folks remotely enter address data via web-browser interface and it is recorded as ...
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PRN (p-code) to Geocode Conversion

I think I have a unique situation. Client has a file containing the old p-code / PRN but can't relate this to a specific address and desires to move to a geocode orientation. Does anyone know if a ...
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Did I set up Tiger Geocoder incorrectly?

I set up Tiger Geocoder in PostGIS on my local box (PostGIS 2.1.3, PostgreSQL 9.3.5, Tiger 2013 data). The problem I'm running into is that on almost every street most of the points are clustered, ...
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Which rule to follow for defining an intersection as an ordered pair of streets?

Explanation Sometimes, for the sake of simplicity or speed, I need to list a location as a pair of intersecting streets. Let's use Luckie Street Grocery Store in Atlanta, Georgia as the example for ...
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How does Address Locator pick one of two alternative points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have geo coded the main entrance of buildings on my map and some buildings have more than one entrance. How does address locator pick one of them? To me it seems it is just randomly picking one of ...
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How does CartoDB do international geocoding?

I work on projects overseas so I wanted to see how it does international geocoding -- can or does it use addresses, town names, neighborhood names, or what? And what areas does that cover? Thanks!
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Is there a Leaflet plugin to manually correct geocoded locations?

When geo coding an address, I get the coordinates on the map. However, sometimes the user wants to correct the location if it's inexact or wrong. Is there a Leaflet plugin that provides this ...
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Gazetteer with shapes?

I'm looking for a Gazetteer service. I only need the geocoding part and I need two entry points: name look-up. Takes a query string, check for matching toponyms and suggest alternatives. Ideally the ...
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Is there geocoding “undo” button in CartoDB?

Here's the map in question: https://mwhite.cartodb.com/tables/where_good_neighbors_work Our map had been working beautifully for several months, but when updates were attempted recently, all of our ...
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Python loop with address locator

I was given a list of addresses without any zip codes, and I'm trying to write a python snippet that will loop through a set of possible zip codes and make a set of geocoded shapefiles that I will ...
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How to customize locator file to geocode unusual address?

I am very new to geocoding. I am trying to create address locator and geocode a bunch of address using ArcCatalog 10.1, and I get problem for the following addresses: Road Type is in Street Name: ...
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Batch Geocode Postcodes/Addresses in UTM

My work has a database of previous jobs (within housing plots) which are meant to have been georefernced with UTM coordinates, but this has not been completed for a number of years. New jobs can use ...
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Average frequency of zip code change for a given address over the course of year

This is a difficult question to answer with a high degree of accuracy, but could someone estimate to within an order of magnitude for me the chances of a zip code for a given address changing over the ...
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I would like to reverse Geocode from the infowindow

I am just learning the ropes with CartoDB and am curious to know if this is possible. I have a CartoDB map with points and I am entering data into this map through the CartoDB editor. I would like ...
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Composite geocoder in ArcGIS 10.2.2 gives different results on second run

I am using a composite geocoder created in ArcGIS 10.2.2 with parcel points, address points, 3 street databases, city and zip code points. When I send the same address database to the geocoder a ...
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mapquest batch geocoding truncate response

when I use the batch geocoding service I get sometimes a right answer an sometimes an error using the same arguments. I inspect the headers using curl... when the answer is right the headers are: ...
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Geocoding with county level .Locator Style

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 locators to geocode some addresses on a state by state level, using the dual ranges locator style. Since I have the administration levels city/county/state on both datasets ...
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Geocode free APi for internal application

I need opinions / experienced use on this issue: Which API can be used to geocode an internal application of a company that meets these requirements: Can be used for company internal application ...
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Geocoder leaflet for internal use in the company, which take addresses from any part of the street

I am making a personal application routing to be used internally in the company using machine leaflet route. The plugin uses nominatim geocoder, but he geocodificia according to the links of the OSM. ...
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Improving ArcGIS for Desktop geocoding process?

I would like to improve my ArcGIS for Desktop geocoding process comparing the city names between two shapefiles . First one Store_city_name (point) and the second is city_name_boundaries (polygons). ...
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Surveying software with geocoding abilities

My company is a market research firm looking for an integrated surveying software that has the potential to geocode on-the-fly via tablet device. Requirements: -Ability to collect rider ...
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Point file with addresses, geocode Polygons

I have a point file of stores in New York/New Jersey. The point file's attribute table has a field called addresses. I also have a building footprint polygon file with the outlines of buildings. Is ...
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Callback method geocode items nominatim not work

function addr_search() { var inp = document.getElementById("addr"); $.getJSON('http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?format=json&limit=5&q=' + inp.value, function(data) { ...
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Understanding X Y coordinates: geocode before or after projecting? What determines how many decimal places?

I am trying to figure out how different my groups' past Network Analyst analyses have been because they were using a geographic instead of projected coordinate system. But I'm getting hung up on the X ...
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ArcGIS Address range displaying 0s

I used the address range VB script Function FindLabel ( [TOADDL], [TOADDR] ) FindLabel = [TOADDL] & "/" & [TOADDR] End Function Tried Function FindLabel ( [TOADDL], [TOADDR] ) if ...
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Error XMLHttpRequest cannot load openlayers geocode

I'll make a page for viewing routes with openlayers, postgresql / postgis and pgrouting. The part of the seat is already ok, I'm using OSM data. The image below is to illustrate what I'm doing now: a ...
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Retrieving all towns/cities/villages within 2km of river path?

I need to find all the cities/towns/villages that are within a 2km range along a river path. So the solution I have now is to create a google custom map, and draw a polygon which will be 2km from ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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Running a bat file for rebuilding and republishing a geocoder using two Python scripts, but would it work better as one script?

We all love ESRI and Python.... I'm looking for some insights and here is the situation. I've got a bat file calling two separate .py scripts. The first .py is a geocoder rebuild and the second is a ...
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ESRI JavaScript API 3.8 Locator: SyntaxError {log: undefined, stack: (…), message: “Unexpected token <”}

I am having issues trying to set up a geocoder/locator on my server. I keep getting an error SyntaxError {log: undefined, stack: (...), message: "Unexpected token <"}, but I can't seem to figure ...
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Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?

I'm looking to purchase a dataset (with a contract for updates) of postal codes to lat/long and city names for as much of the world as possible. Ideally the data would look like: country_code ...
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Is there a geocoding service that can return building or area type?

I'm about to shop around for a geocoding service that can return more details about geocoded addresses. For example, if a result is returned to a building rooftop, can the service tell me that the ...
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Address locator style for my database?

I'm a student Studying GIS, and I need to create geocoding for my work. How can I create the adrees locator style for fields with my requirements and my specified shape file..... My attributes are ...
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How to quickly match many high-scoring geocoding ties

I am geocoding Portland Metropolitan Area in ArcMap 10.2 based on Street Address, City, State and Zip. I get decent matches (about 93%). However, I get thousands of high-scoring ties. For example 2 or ...
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How to Geocode a Google SpreadSheet?

I have a spreadsheet in Google Docs with about 20-30 rows, with the following 6 columns : ID, Name, Address, Cell_No, Latitude, Longitude where the last two columns are empty. What is an easy way, ...
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Add Point Symbol and Zoom to Address using Geocoder Widget

I'm following the tutorial here and it's not working: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jstutorials/tutorial_geocoder.html Issue: I just want to add a point symbol and zoom in for the address ...
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Restrict suggestions from ESRI ArcGIS REST API to US addresses only

I am wondering if there is a way to restrict esri arcgis REST API to suggest only US addresses. Combination of location & distance parameters prioritizes the results, but that doesn't restrict ...
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

I tried to ask this question before and I made a mess of it. I have edited the question to what I hope will be a more understandable form. Please help me if you can! We just installed Service Pack ...
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Geocoding matches by Street Address or by Zip Code?

I'm trying to learn more about Geocoding in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. I've attempted to geocode two ways, both by Street Address and Zip Code. In the end, the Street Address method yielded more ...