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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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) ...
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How to Have Geocoding Service Return Results from Partial Street Name Input?

Currently we have an address geocoding service published to ArcGIS Server that is being utilized by an ArcGIS Viewer for Flex application. The service works just fine, but the end users would like ...
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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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What is the name of the 3 word address system?

I remember this system(website) from a couple of years ago, but I don't remember the name. But the general idea is that you could identify any location on the earth with 3 words. IIRC, there was no ...
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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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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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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]) ...
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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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Geocoding rural addresses in Australia

For my research project at university I would like to geocode about 100-200 addresses in mostly rural areas in Australia. I'm having problems finding a suitable geocoding online service. Services ...
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Mass Geocoding Requests for Germany

To say it upfront: This is a question that has already come up before in the GIS Section but did not provide a manageable and legal solution for my problem (see below). I have a database (in STATA ...
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Using web mapping and geocoding to track genealogical data

Over the last year I have gotten involved in researching my family tree. My paternal grandfather came from a remote island in the Atlantic, along with hundreds of others of his generation, and many of ...
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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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Test data for geocoder

Can you suggest good international test dataset for geocoder testing? Best if it would have unstructured and structured addresses, and coordinates, but even significant number (thousands, millions) of ...
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Does anyone know about a web client for GIS from the Vaadin framework?

Reviewing the universe of GIS tools on the Web, I see that several customers have already developed GIS on the Web, so the is no need to start from scratch. Now I have come across the Vaadin framework ...
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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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Georeference disabled in CartoDB synced dataset

If I upload a dataset with synced option enable then I haven't the option to do the geocoding. Is that normal? How I can geocode the addresses? If manually I can't do the geocoding how I can do ...
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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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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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Bulk lookup of address census tract and block

Is there a free or cheap way to code a large number of addresses and return or append the census tract and block data? There are a number of ways to geocode an address and get the lat long, but I ...
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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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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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Given city and state, how to get the nearest zip code in US

We have a situation where user enters a city, state for which we need to find a corresponding zip code. In case there is no corresponding zip code, we are required to find a zip code that close to the ...
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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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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: ...
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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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Czech republic (European) Postcodes in CatodDB

I have dataset with columns country (contains only one country "Czech republic") and postcode (contains postcodes in NNNNN format) and other two cols (date and total). However when I try to use ...
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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 ...
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Addresses coming up in wrong spot

The map in which i am building will be used by an Emergency backup 911 system. I am plotting addresses from a csv file and geocoding with google. To do a test I did 100 addresses in a town I am very ...
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Strategies to keep cost of hosting your own map server and geocoder low

I'm currently thinking about setting up my own tile server (mapnik, mod_tile, renderd) and geocoder (nominatim) for my application. In short, the application aims to let a user specify his location ...
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How do I link two-digit Dutch postcodes to latitude and longitude for mapping data to a map of the Netherlands?

I want to show data on a map of the Netherlands. To ensure my Dutch participants' privacy, I only asked them to specify the first two numbers of their postcode. I found latitude and longitude for all ...
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Addressing based on centrelines, or assigned at parcel creation?

I'm still pretty green when it comes to GIS and using ArcGIS products, so hopefully this question doesn't sound too dumb. I am just wondering what the best way to go about assigning addresses to ...
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Decoding this GIS blob

I am new to the decoding world (and even to the world of gis), but I am definitely not new to programming and large data. I was tasked with uncovering a column in our db with this information. It's ...
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Geohash vs. Open Location Code

The target is to find all POIs within a given location on a specific zoom level. If the zoom level is high, I just want to get a number of POIs and at a certain zoom level I want to get all POIs. ...
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Geocoding and SRID - can't get desired SRID

I want to geocode a set of addresses with GoogleMaps, store the results in a different SRID in a PostGIS table and then project it in QGIS over a layer with the identical SRID. So far, it has been a ...
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Geocoding and Credit Usage?

I've already geocoded a table of address, and I know I use credits for that. I'm wondering, when I use the Interactive Rematch Tool, am I using credits? For example: After the initial geocode, I ...
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Commercial Geocoding API that is as good as Google

We are looking for a free or paid version of a Geocoding API that will allow us to use it for commercial purposes that is as good as google. Google's api starts at $10,000 a year which is too much. We ...
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Write EXIF coordinates to images based on common field

we did a photo survey with a GPS equipped camera (1800 images), then to improve accuracy we did a survey with a total station and renamed images with points labels. Now I need to write the new ...
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Adding more fields in locator style to creat customized address locator

I have a database following the structure of "US Dual Range Addresses" and I want to, in addition of the fields used in dual range addresses, add more fields and I want to know what are the changes I ...
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Mapbox GL JS Geocoder marker

I'm still a js noob. I am currently developing a map using the Mapbox GL JS API with their geocoding plugin, however, I'm am not seeing any examples of adding a marker after the return. I did find ...
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Georeferencing a column doesn't work in my local instance of CartoDB

I'm installing a instance of CartoDB in AWS/Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm having a hard time trying to georeference a column with textual addresses. I know that the data I'm trying to georeference is ok ...
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Creating an address locator/geocoding addresses in ArcMap without using City or Placename

I am creating an address locator, and I have it working, but if I want to search for any address, I have to enter the entire address into the search. I want to be able to enter everything besides the ...
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Geocoding Street Segments Based on Extents in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a list of projects that need to be geocoded or drawn through some sort of automated process in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. The are listed by primary street, a begin street intersection, and an end ...
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Is there a publicly available street centerline file that can be used to geocode Westchester addresses?

The publicly available file at NYSGIS Clearinghouse does not have the required fields to geocode Westchester addresses. The file available for cooperating members does have them, but my institution is ...