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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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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Address to Zip+4 ArcGIS Address Locator or batch service? Free?

I have 200,000 addresses in MD for which I need zip+4. I am searching for an address locator for ArcGIS or a (free?) batch service that will output 9-digit zip (Zip+4) from address. I have already ...
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How can I cache reverse-geocode results?

I'm implementing an Android application that needs to do some reverse-geocoding to resolve a geocoordinate to a city. What is the best way to cache this information on the smartphone so that I don't ...
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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 ...
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Extracting all address locations from street centerline file

I have a project in which I want to "extract" all of the geocoded addresses from a street centerline file (with my defined offset and whatever other user defined input is needed). If it is helpful ...
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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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Batch processing within geocommons/geocoder

I've just installed geocommons/geocoder from github. The only example they provide is how to geocode a single address using interactive ruby. I am looking for a way to batch-geocode thousands of ...
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Batch geocoding of 45000 Addresses [duplicate]

I'm looking to geocode a database of approximately 45000 addresses. I have them in CSV format and would like to get the results in CSV format. I have tried BatchGeo several times. Their interactive ...
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Geocoding in 64 bits - background geoprocessing

I have 10.1 SP1 installed plus the background geoprocessing patch for 64 bit geoprocessing. Im trying to geocode a large file, so wanted to take advantage of 64 bits processing. My Surprise when i try ...
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Geocode data base of addresses using google maps api

I have a table with over a thousand addresses in postgresql, I want to make a java class that returns me the longitude and latitude of the addresses to write to the database. Does anyone have an ...
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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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US One Address locator style missing city, state and zip code fields?

I am using the file: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\Locators\US One Address.lot To do address resolution on a parcel / polygon layer. I'm trying to understand why the file doesn't contain ...
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Manually add lat and lon to ArcGIS Interactive Rematch

I have a spreadsheet full of addresses to geocode in ArcMap 10. I've added the spreadsheet to the map, then started to geocode them via the context menu's "Geocode addresses" item. Many were matched ...
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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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USA geocoding that's anonymous, good, and free - does it exist?

For a one-time project, I need to geocode a few thousand addresses. In the past I've used various online resources for this kind of thing (e.g., Google Maps API), but the addresses I'm working with ...
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Using photon in a Leaflet code: example?

I need to put a geocoder in a Leaflet page and I'd like to uso Photon (rif. http://photon.komoot.de/). There is a leaflet plugin here https://github.com/komoot/leaflet.photon but no example is ...
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arcgis map address table with mobility data

I have an excel table with mobility data from a few households....the columns are something along the lines of PersonID, HomeAddress, PurposeOfWay, WayNumber, StartTime, EndTime, DestinationAddress... ...
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TIGER Geocoder not matching intersections without ZIP

I'm using the TIGER geocoder (2013 data, PostGIS 2.1, Postgres 9.3) to geocode intersections in New York City, but I'm finding that if I omit the zip code, I almost never get a match. So, for ...
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ArcMap crashes after using “geocode addresses” tool

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a project where I need to publish my own geoprocessing service in order to Geocode a table of addresses. I tried creating models in model builder then publishing them ...
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Where can I make a modification or suggestion for Google Geocode API response, specifically the formatted_address field?

I was wondering where I can make a suggestion to modify a Google Maps geocode API response. Specifically the formatted_address field Here is why : Usually airport type locations always have in their ...
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Different searching results in local Nominatim and openstreetmap.org

I've just installed Nominatim using this guide. I've successfully import fresh osm.bz2 file with data for Saint-Petersburg, Russia into my postgresql database. Nominatim search script works, but it ...
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Cannot Add Address Locator in ArcMap 10.2

I have an address locator. I wish to load this locator into ArcMap 10.2 in order to geocode some old addresses. When I go to the geocoding toolbar, drop down the left-most menu, select "Manage ...
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Web API for reverse geocoding geographic features

Is there a free web API that can reverse geocode geographic feature names? I'm currently using the Google API, which will return political and street address info, but I would like to return the names ...
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Advice on geocoding IP addresses

What is the best way of geocoding IP addresses? I have ~ 10,000 - 30,000 addresses to geocode once. The IP addresses are from all over the world and I only want the Long/Lat. Accuracy to the city ...
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Alternative to using ArcGIS Online Geocoding

I have 1.4 million addresses that I need to batch geocode. I can't find a free service to do so. Does anyone know of something out there that I can use? Oh, the service needs to be were I can upload a ...
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Geocode incredibly quickly but inaccurately

I have a Rails 4 app that needs to be able to geocode a large number of places very quickly, but not with any high degree of accuracy. Accurate to a few miles would be fine, I really just need the ...
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When is an address in a new subdivision available for mail delivery?

I have customers that are complaining that some addresses validate on the USPS validation site (https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action) but my geocoding vendor can't geocode the ...
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ESRI Geocoder placeholder text not displaying

Following the ESRI API, I added the placeholder parameter to the geocoder widget to add some informative text would instruct the user what the search box was for. For some reason it is not displaying ...
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How to geocode Guam addresses with their latitude/longuitude? [closed]

I am attempting to get lat/longs for a table of 25,000 addresses for Guam. Guam's addressing style doesn't follow the typical address number range. I've exhausted all of my geocoding resources. ESRI, ...
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PostGIS Type Modifier Error

I'm trying to work an example from the "PostGIS Cookbook" and I'm getting an error I don't understand. I'm running the example using Postgres.app on a MacBook. Postgres.app is running PostgreSQL ...
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What are good out of the box alternative geocoding solutions to Esri's services?

Esri's legacy geocoding services will retire at the end of the year, what are good GIS services that can replace the North American and US Streets geocoders? I have totally excluded Esri's ...
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Geocoder widget find() method does nothing

According to https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jsapi/geocoder-amd.html#find the geocoder widget has a method "find" which seems to be a manual way of forcing the widget to start the geocode. I ...
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How to avoid Google map geocode limit?

I'm creating a custom google map that has 125 markers plotted via a cms. When loading the map I get this message: Geocode was not successful for the following reason: OVER_QUERY_LIMIT I'm pretty ...
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Gdalinfo and QuantumGIS does not recognize Spatial Reference even though Python does

I apply the following Spatial Reference to a file: spatialRef = osr.SpatialReference() spatialRef.ImportFromEPSG(3411) outraster.SetProjection(spatialRef.ExportToWkt() ) geotransform = ...
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CartoDB Geocoding Not Working?

I'm using CartoDB to map events on my college campus. First off, I have two tables of data. The first table contains information about the buildings the events can possibly be located within. The ...
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Geocoding house numbers

I have a point feature class with residential information, but all that it has in terms of geographic information is the residence's house number. There is no other information (street, zip, etc). ...
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How to create an address locator style?

Does anyone have any idea about creating or modifying an existing address locator style in order to use it for esri geocoding? I need this to create my own geocoder that respects the specifics of my ...
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Geocode adress with appartments

I have a table with addresses which I try to geocode in ArcGIS 10.1 with a single field locator. The problem is that some of the addresses includes an apartment number which I do not have in my ...
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How does MMQGIS geocoding tool work?

Hi all and thanks for any help. I try geocoding locations from csv file in qgis using mmqgis with no success. is there a log file where i can see the error massages? lets use one of the record as an ...
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OSM Address suggestion service

For geocoding we are using the Nominatim from the below URL http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/ But i need to implement suggestion on the address, do OSM has this service like Google and ESRI ...
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mapquest geocoding - i can not get the (lon,lat) returned from the API

I just started using the mapQuest Geocoding API and I created a code for searching addresses. The following code alerts "OK" but I can not alert the (lat, lon) coords, even I tried with so many ...
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Using the geocode function with cursors

How do I use a cursor with a geocodeaddress function? I want to be able to: 1) read from a table 2) only geocode addresses(from table1) whose street number is not 0 using a cursor 3) then update a ...
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Import Zip codes into qgis

I have a list of zip codes (nearly thousands) which I want to show in qgis. After researching I found that I need to geocode them first into Lat/Long then I can use them to create a layer for qgis. 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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Would you consider online geocoding a breach of privacy?

Suppose I have a bunch of addresses of individuals participating in a certain study (most likely - health related, where privacy and ethical considerations are always important issues). Nowadays, ...
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Software needed to cross-reference geocodes to a Shapefile

I do not have any GIS software except Microsoft MapPoint. I have State district KML and Shapefiles of the districts. I am assuming these are for ArcGIS. I do not want to draw maps. Instead, ...
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check if mapquest geocoding return no values

I use mapquest's geocoding api. I want to check if the request is sucessfull, but returned no data. I type vdfsbvdf54vdfd (just a silly string) in a form field and nothing happens. I expect an ...
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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 to Geocode single address in ModelBuilder?

how to geocode a single address (not table of addresses) in ModelBuilder? Something like that in the geocoding toolbar but can be dragged and dropped in the ModelBuilder.
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How can I decrease size of geodatabase “Nominatim”?

I downloaded Nominatim http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation. The database size is more than 400 GB. The speed of geocoding is very slow. I want to increase it. For example, I ...