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 API Comparison

Is there a good updated source for comparing existing Geocoding APIs (i.e. Google, Mapquest) and their features? I'm really interested in their language support as well. For example, Google has ...
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Geocoding - get lat/long from 11000 address

What I have: an Excel file with 11 thousand address (street + zip code + city) all address are from Portugal the address are not accurate (some address have the name street in a short way) What I ...
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Using multiple address locators in ArcGIS

I am geocoding millions of addresses for my research (every registered voter in six states). I am using two geocoders: one that is really fast and one that has fewer unmatched addresses when I ...
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How to get first, most current coordinate in GeoCoordinateWatcher?

It seems like when I have an app that uses a GeoCoordinateWatcher and I attempt to get the first coordinate, it always pulls the last coordinate that the GPS used first when raising the ...
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Batch geocode with multiple services?

I've got a batch of addresses to geocode (on the order of 10,000), I've looked at various services for doing the geocoding, and each service seems to be able to locate a portion between 50% and 90% of ...
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Assigning centerline address ranges

I've been given the task of assigning address ranges to a centerline feature class. I have all the data and I am just going street by street. My question: When assigning ranges, should I just enter ...
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Geocoding Address without Arc Server?

I'm helping geocode addresses, and new at it. My office does not have Arc Server, is this required? I found this conversation Address or reverse geocode a point shapefile that points me to address ...
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Suggestions for Geocoding Messy, Inconsistent, Single-Field Addresses?

I have nine spreadsheets containing information about a total of 33,401 unique events in the greater Chicago area. I have been asked to geocode all of these, if possible, and I am certainly no ...
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what is the fastest way to plot a list of Canadian Addresses?

I have a list of roughly 500 addresses that I'd like to plot on a map either as a point layer or as a kml/placemarks. The addresses are in form 123 QGis Street, Province, Canada, A1A 1A1
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is it legal to use mapquest geocoding api with openlayers?

For the web mapping project i'm working right now, I use the combination of geoserver/postGIS/openlayers. MapQuest Geocoding API Web Service is the only API that fits my needs, but its too late now, ...
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Russian GIS Data

Which companies are the best suppliers of vector, geocoding, imagery, and POI data in Russia? Which companies provide a complete service (which includes the above data types and also routing, ...
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Issue with address locator in ArcGIS 10.1

I am attempting to geocode a table of addresses for a client. I researched into how to create your own address locator and have two separate reference sources: one that has exact address information ...
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How to find parcels related to geocoded addresses?

I have geocoded a table of addresses (around 200 records) in ArcMap 10.1 and now need to select the parcel polygons that they are related to. Trouble is the geocoded addresses fall outside of the ...
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Differentiate between 10-based Locator and Other Locators

In ESRI documentation, it states that the IAdvancedIntersectionGeocoding interface is only available for use in older locators (9.3.1 and below). I have verified this statement. One major problem is ...
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How to obtain a region polygon from Google Places Autocomplete

I am trying to use google places autocomplete to search for a place, get its polygon region from mapques/nominatim and render the result in google maps. Here is where I am having difficulties: ...
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How do I geocode street addresses that have information redacted (e.g. 14XX Main St.)?

My city has an open data section listing crimes and accidents amongst other things. They include approximate time, type of crime, etc. The way they formatted the location Looks something like this ...
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In the UK, how do I convert from an address to a lat/long?

Please include where I can buy the dataset and how much it costs?
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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cannot submit address to Google geocoder on iPad: ArcGIS JS webmap app

I am working on a web map app for desktop and iPads. The app uses a Google geocoder to locate addresses or intersections, added with the standard code in 'init': geocoder = new ...
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Looking for the best data source for a geocoding database for Canada

I'm planning to build a Geocoding database for Canada. The goal is that - the database should be able to provide latitude and longitude for any given street level address in Canada. A similar ...
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Imported GPS data does not overlap with map

I´m working on QGIS and I geocoded 2 addresses of a city in Germany and tried to input the text-file as a layer. It worked, but the 2 points must be in the map of the city and if I zoom to the ...
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Shapefile and geocoding to retrieve an area name

I'm very new to GIS and all things geospatial! I have dbf, prj, sbn, sbx, shp and shx files that have been provided to me. The shapefile contains information on parts of the country that have been ...
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Correct coordinate systems, but trustworthy distance between points?

I have limited GIS experience with projections and I have some questions about trying to accurately display point data from two different sources in ArcGIS 10.1 in order to do a proximity analysis. ...
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Google geocoding v3 stopped working

I've been using Google geocoding v3 for about 6 months but all of a sudden it's stopped working (I get a 610 error). It's only stopped in the last week or so. Then I came across this (see the pink ...
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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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Is there an open source Geocoding tool which can be used commercially?

Is there any Geocoding tool which is open source and can be used in commercial application? We tried Google geocoding API's but cannot continue with it because of some licensing limitation. Now ...
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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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How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers

How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers. Below is my code but the function does not execute when I try to integrate it with Openlayers. This works with my original google v3 file. Below is 2 ...
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How to select and export points interactively by drawing polygons?

Does anyone know how to select a large number of addresses by basically highlighting areas on a GIS map you need names & addresses for and exporting them onto a spreadsheet?? Maybe there's no such ...
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Multiple response from nominatim service call (Geocoding) in openstreetMap

I am using OpenStreeMap with Google as layer, and for geocoding , nominatim service. Below, is my code. $.ajax({ url: "http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?q=" + address + ...
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Open Source Engine for Geocoding

I would create a service to geocode from existing shapefiles. I know that ArcEngine does not allow the creation of Windows Services. Is there an open source option someone could recommend?
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Geocoding Levels - zip code versus block face

I'm looking at some massive data, most of which has been geocoded to the block face (front of the building) level, while some of which has been geocoded to the zip code level (less accurate), giving ...
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ArcCatalog crashes when publishing a composite locator service

I created two address locators in a shared file gdb which I then published as separate geocode services. After performing several test searches in ArcMap against the gdb locators and the services, ...
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Geocode address once in google maps, save in database, read geocoded result from there on

Is it possible to geocode an address, save the result in a database, then read that result from there on? I'm using a Google map that is geocoding hundreds of addresses which obviously hit the ...
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How does Google Map API authenticate users?

They put a limit on the amount of map views, geocodes etc that can be done each day but in the documentation I can't find anywhere where they actually list how it is authenticated. My guess is it has ...
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What Reliable Reverse Geocoding API Can I Use?

I am working in a company where our team requirement is to do reverse geocoding lookups. Below is our requirement. To give you more background, the 3 geolocation-related needs I have are as follows: ...
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Updating the reference data for an existing geocode service

I created an address locator in an ArcSDE gdb, based on data stored in a point feature class in the same SDE gdb. I then shared the locator as a geocode service and am consuming it in a Silverlight ...
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Query to find lat/lon of a house by street.name & house.number

How can I get house coordinates (latitude, longitude) by street.name and house.number? If it is possible, how I can get it? Many thanks!
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Is there a geo-fence map of Apple's or Google's reverse geocoding?

Is there a map that shows how lat/long maps to locality/county/sublocality/subadmin and possibly covered area?
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What reliable GeoCoding service would you recommend me?

I'm looking for a web service providing a full address based on coordinates (and reverse). I'm ready to pay for that service. I don't want to use Google's API.
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add location search to openlayers map

I am trying to figure out how to add a search functionality to my openlayers map. I want the user to type in an address and the map to zoom into the location. I am looking at different geocoders and ...
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Geocoding failure on concurrent requests with arcgis-10.0

I've created a small python synchronous geoprocessing script (ctagc) that runs on AGS. The script accepts a table (GPRecordSet) as an input parameter. The script then calls ...
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Is there an open source international GeoCoding database if you only need city level resolution?

I'm writing an application that needs to plot a user's location on the map, and the user could be anywhere in the world, but I only need city/town level resolution, not street address. Is there a ...
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Does Leaflet JS API provide a Geocoding service?

I am considering replacement of Google Maps with Open Street Maps and the Leaflet JS API. Does the Leaflet JS API provide a Geocoding service?
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What is the bare minimum data I would need to import from an OSM data file in order to geocode an address?

I'm using osm2pgsql to import an extract of OpenStreetMap's data so I can geocode an address to a lat/lng. But I'm new to OSM and mapping so I'm having trouble figuring out what data is relevant and ...
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Is it possible to run the address locator in ArcGIS via Python?

I have a question regarding the address locator in ArcGIS. It is possible to create an address locator by using Python, but is it also possible to run an address locator via Python? This means, is ...
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Why might Ordnance Survey codes all be out by 500m?

I've been given a set of UK Ordnance Survey geocodes, but I think they're all off by about 500 metres. Here is an example - please could someone confirm to me that the codes are wrong, not my ...
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How to geocode an address to a polygon?

Is there a service that can take an address and return a polygon of the property lines (or the coordinates of the corners of the smallest possible bounding rectangle)? update: area is Oakland, CA, ...
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How to convert zip codes to latitude and longitude?

I have a data set that includes a list of zip codes. Is there a way in R to convert these zip codes to latitude and longitude coordinates?
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Does anyone use TRS (Township, Range, Section) data?

I recently had a request for TRS/PLSS data and I didn't know anything about it. I have researched it and it looks like it is purely mathematical (for the most part) based on geo-coordinates but I'm ...