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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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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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 ...
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Automatically creating 2D-point features for ArcGIS Desktop from addresses in SQL database?

I currently have an SQL-Table which contains our buildings. I already added the table and now want to create features ( 2D-Points ) from that information. The biggest problem I have is that the "...
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Postgis geocoder size and performance

I have installed Postgresql 9.3.5 and Postgis 2.1.2 on a 16Gb Ubuntu 14.04 system. (1) If I load all the states TIGER data, using the scripts provided in Postgis, how big will the database be for the ...
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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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Creating appropriate address locator for geocoding with US data

I am relatively new to ArcGIS, so these may be simple questions. I am trying to geocode US hospital addresses. In my hospital data file, I have the street number, street name, city, state, and zip ...
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ArcGIS Composite Geocoder Search by Address or Streets Intersection

I'm struggling with the configuration of a composite geocoder. I have a table of address points consisting of House number Street name and a table of street segments consisting of Street name ...
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Return street address or lat/lon coordinates from assessor's parcel number?

In the U.S., in any arbitrary state and county (subject to availability — see diagram and description), I want to: start with: state county APN (Assessor's Parcel Number) and return: a physical ...
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API to reverse geocode latitude, longitude to census tract?

I have a bunch of latitude,longitude coordinates (mostly city/town centroids) in the United States for which I'd like to find the containing census tract. For instance, input => nn.nnn, -nn.nnn ...
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What would cause lat/longs from Google Maps to be displayed offset in CartoDB?

any ideas what's going on here? The lat/longs in this map have been manually picked up from Google Maps and loaded into the data table. I understand that CartDB and Google Maps both use WGS84 so ...
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Is a way to find lost geocode result file?

I geocoded a list of postal codes into the World Geocode Service and all of them matched properly, with the output file being put as the .gdb. The geocode result was then renamed and I saved it as a ...
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Address locator not using modified .cls file

I have made a customization to the US Streets locator style for our application. We've changed "SR" to map to "STATE ROAD" instead of "HC" in the us_addr.cls file in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS ...
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Can't filter in ArcGIS Online?

I have two layers in AGOL: a county boundary layer for Nevada I got from census.gov and geocoded points (which I dragged and dropped a CSV with addresses into AGOL). Going to each layer's options, ...
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CartoDB - Connecting geoms from 2 layers with line

I am trying to create a map that shows the illegal trade of Red Sandalwood. I want to join (with a line) the point of seizure and the destination. Will the point of 'seizure' and 'destination' need ...
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Mapbox Geocoding Custom UI

I am building an interactive mapping web app and needed to bounce some ideas off of you all. I need some guidance on how I would go about bypassing Mapbox's addGeocoderControl and use a search box on ...
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What is the average google maps geocoder response time? [closed]

What is the average Geocoder response time (i.e. from the time you make the request till the time you get the response back)?
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Understanding failures in the PostGIS TIGER geocoder

I have encountered an address that appears to be giving the PostGIS TIGER geocoder a hard time. I've loaded the geocoder with the 2015 data, which includes the following in the ma_edges table: gis=# ...
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Interpretation of PostGIS geocode function ratings

Edit: I am using Postgres 9.2 and recently installed PostGIS along with the Tiger Geocoder from the extras folder and downloaded all the latest Tiger data. I have been testing the Tiger Geocoder ...
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How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses?

How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses? I've installed PostgreSQL 9.3.7 and PostGIS 2.1.7, loaded the nation data and all states data but have found geocoding to be much ...
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Overpass output city name instead of coordinates?

I did a query to look for certain things. However it only outputs the lat and long coordinates, there is no city data available. I'd like to have the city it belongs to / closest city though. I know ...
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Using Geocoding and creating the right locator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of addresses that I am wanting to geocode. I have available a parcel/points layer consisting of addresses in the region which includes the fields - street address number, road name and ...