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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Disambiguate messy place names in python (preferably on local machine)

I have list with several million place names that come from Flickr profiles. Users provided these placenames as free text, so they look like this: Roma, Italy Kennesaw, USA Saginaw, MI Rucker, ...
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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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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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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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How to choose a latitude-longitude among conflicting sources

Suppose you use various geocoding facilities (like Mapquest's API, Texas A&M's, etc.) to get a latitude-longitude pair for a given address in the United States. They give you differing answers, ...
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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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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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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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Bulk Geocode 20 million records

Are there any free or reasonably priced databases for the US which can be searched and return latitude and longitude information?
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Wizard Disabled

My wizard, infowindow, legends, etc are disabled on a basic 1 layer map I just created. There is a separate column for latitude & longitude in the dataset. Not sure what I'm doing wrong?
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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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Geocode several addresses in QGIS

I am using QGIS and I have an Excel file that has fields with direction and it fails to geocode these addresses. Examples: address apartment township 1 calle 2 avenida ...
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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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Geocoding API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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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 Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code 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 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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Georeferencing US County names in CartoDB

I have a massive file with county-level data from the 19th century. I'd like to georeference it, but I'm not sure what I need to do, as CartoDB isn't recognizing the county names through the 'Admin. ...
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CLAVIN use for GeoCoding

I would like to a offline package to determine the country a person lives in from a text field in a database named locatoin. I started using CLAVIN which gives good results sometimes but surprisingly ...
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QGIS - Geocoding addresses to coordinates

I've got an Excel file which includes known locations with their exact address (street, house number, city, state). This Excel file does not have a geographical column. Also, I have a .shp file inside ...
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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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Loading a specific county dataset in PostGIS

I want to load a specific county dataset in PostGIS. I can load a state script using: SELECT loader_generate_script(ARRAY['CA'], 'linux'); However, I want to load dataset only for Los Angeles County ...
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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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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]) 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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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 ...