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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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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Is Sandy Springs, GA actually Atlanta, GA (ambiguous cities while geocoding)?

I installed postGIS and the associated TIGER geocoder for work, and noticed a strange thing when geocoding some addresses in the Atlanta area. For example, when I geocode the address "8610 Roswell ...
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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 ...
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How to disaggregate records in a table? [duplicate]

I'm trying to separate out records in a quasi-summarized table. Currently, my features are geocoded address points. Each address point has one record associated with it with a field showing how many ...
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Can we limit the search range of geocode() function in PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

I found the server with only 2 states data loaded is much faster than the server with all states loaded. My theory is bad formatted address that don't have a exact hit at first will cost much more ...
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Which tool/reference for address geocoding?

I have to geocode several corporate sites (a big excel file), close to Paris (France). I would like to geocode this file based on the addresses. Could you tell me the best tool for this task ...
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using photon in leaflet outside the map

I'm using the leaflet plugin photon to request adresses like here : https://adresse.data.gouv.fr/map/ It works fine and the geocoder was added to my map. Now I would like to put the geocoder outside ...
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Need geocoding service to replace geocode.com service

I have used the geocode process at geocode.com for many years and now they are no longer doing this service so I'm looking for another service to help me with my geocoding. I wanted to list out what ...
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Geocoding USA addresses that cannot be sent over internet?

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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How to improve poor performance times for PostGIS 2.1 Tiger Geocoder?

I've recently upgraded my PostGIS DB from 2.0 to 2.1. I initially followed the instructions from Waiting for PostGIS 2.1 - Install PostGIS Tiger Geocoder as an Extension and 2.7. Installing, ...
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Get addresses from TIGER geocoder in polygon

I have the TIGER geocoder installed, setup and working in POSTGIS. I also see the reverse geocoder lets me get an address from a point on the map. But now I want to provide a polygon and get all the ...
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Full list of ISO ALPHA-2 and ISO ALPHA-3 country codes

I'm searching for a full list of countries with their country codes. Like on this page (need full and valid): http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm Thanks.
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OSM Reverse Geocoding - Find closest node for Coordinates

currently I am experimenting with Neo4j as Database for OSM Data. In the end I'd like to do routing stuff. I had a look at the Neo4j/spatial, but this is to blown up for me (not optimized for ...
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Comparison of geocoding solutions (such as Gisgraphy & PostGIS 2.0) [closed]

As I am sure many of you are aware, PostGIS has finally released Version 2.0 and included within this version they have also built a geocoder (see: http://postgis.net/docs/Extras.html). Although I ...
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Geocoding using ArcGIS Desktop?

i have an administrative unit feature dataset (polygons) with 3 levels: Admin 1 - Province, Admin 2 - District and Admin 3 - Commune. Now i want to make a geocoding process of an address table which ...
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Geocode.farm addresses are not allowed to be displayed? Alternatives?

I just read the ToS of Geocode.farm and I am really curious about this paragraph : You may NOT display the information and data on either an internet or intranet site, regardless of access ...
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Opensource Geocoding APIs

I am in need of a geocoding api to use in my application. I tried google maps api but it restricts 10 requests per second. The thing is place names will be there in my csv file and it should geocode ...
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Address Locator fails at REST

I am having trouble publishing my US Address - Dual Ranges Address Locator to our ArcGIS Server. I've created it with a very small sample of 7 streets around my local University just to test, with no ...
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Find census block for street intersection with tiger geocoder

I'm geocoding lots of addresses and map them to census block. Some of addresses are street intersections, like this select ST_X((geo).geomout)::numeric(8,6), ST_Y((geo).geomout)::numeric(8,6) ...
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How to Geocode a Google SpreadSheet?

I have a spreadsheet in Google Docs with about 20-30 rows, with the following 6 columns : ID, Name, Address, Cell_No, Latitude, Longitude where the last two columns are empty. What is an easy way, ...
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Geocoding line segments using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a spreadsheet containing street segments. There is a field each for the street name and both of the intersecting streets. e.g., Main Street (Field 1) between Lava Boulevard (Field 2) and Cherry ...
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Normalize address query not working in postGIS

Okay, so I'm new at SQL, so bear with me. I'm trying to use the tiger extensions on postGIS (2.1.7) to normalize my addresses and then geocode them. The normalize query runs, but never returns an ...
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Analysing and Working with a Bilateral Matrix Table in a GIS

I have a bilateral matrix table of global remittances for year 2012 from World bank where the columns contain remittance-sending country and row is the Remittance-receiving country. I want to map ...
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Did the code example of geocode() in PostGIS tiger geocoder geocode all records then limit later intentionally?

The geocode function in PostGIS tiger geocoder extension have an example of batch geocoding, which seemed to be used by many people. However I'm not sure if the behavior of this example I observed is ...
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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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Some city names not geocoding in CartoDB

I'm trying to geocode by city and country name in CartoDB, and several city names are coming up either false or null. I know that this has previously been an issue with the cities not being included ...
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Geocode an address and then buffer

I have a script which geocode an address and buffer that address by 1, 5 and 10 mile radius. The problem I am having is that the address on the map shows 4 different points not sure what's causing it. ...
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Geocoding API in CartoDB

I had set up my local cartodb instance in server. I had searched specifically for geocoding API in cartodb, but couldnot find any. I would like to know is there any API for geocoding in cartodb?
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How do I reverse geocode Census Block group from 15 character FIPS Code to LATLONG?

I know that the block group is a polygon but the Census Gazetteer files provide a lat/long for census tracts here - http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html Where can I get this ...
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Converting Canadian census geocode to postal code?

I am looking to convert the geocode on the 2011 Canadian Census data file to postal code for free. The geocode looks like the following - 0010002.00. I understand that Canada Post sells a PCCF file ...
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Logic behind Google querying based on POI

I am Currently Working in Geocoding process based on google API service.Today my superior asked a question how does Google exactly query a POI(Place Of Interest) if it is latitude and Longitude is ...
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Adding Points to existing attributes [duplicate]

I have a table of 150 records which I was able to geocode except for 21 points. I'm able to manually geocode the rest of these 21 points. Every time I add the point, it creates a new row (which I know ...
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google geocoding service combined with openlayers - not working

I'm trying to combine google's geocoding service with openlayers. So when a user types an address and hits enter, map zooms there and renders a simple point. I edited my code according to the previous ...
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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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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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Is there a replacement for ggmap::geocode? [duplicate]

I've found ggmap's geocode() function really useful over the years as it's got a 'fuzzy' search implemented by Google. However, I'm wondering if there are alternatives, because geocode() seems ...
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Geocode from mile marker/milepost to latitude/longitude?

I have a dataset that describes a few million incidents along Texas roadways. The vast majority of incidents only list a highway name and a milepost. For example, milepost 120 on I-20 or milepost 263 ...
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Determine if point lies within shape?

What would the best method be for determining whether an address (geocoded to a lat/long point) lies within a given shape in a GIS shapefile. Best case scenario, we are given a boolean result, that we ...
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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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Address Locator Problem With Spatial Output Reference

I am trying to compare the results of a geocoded table using different locators. When I try to use certain locators, an error message pops up saying that the locator needs repair. When I select the ...
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Python Error for MMQGIS-Geocode

I am running QGIS 2.10, and I'm trying to geocode a list of addresses using a .csv file in the MMQGIS geocoder. I just installed the plugin. When inputting my file, I immediately get a Python Error: ...
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Batch geocoding in R

I need to find a package in R or source code in R that performs batch geocoding using Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetmap. Do you have any suggestions?
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Unicode Decode Error while geocoding MMqgis

Running Qgis, trying to geocode a CSV file using MMQGIS Qgis gets to the 66th element (there are 119) and returns the error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Batch Geocoding in R over daily limit with pay as you go? [duplicate]

I have found the the geocode function in ggmap to be very helpful in the past. Now I am trying to geocode about 60,000 addresses. The google maps API daily limit is 2500. Google offers a "pay as you ...
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Geocoding table when more rows expected to be appended to table?

I'm starting on a project with ArcGIS 10 where I'll be doing quite a bit of geocoding addresses. I understand the basics of how to do that. But a frustration on an earlier similar project is that ...
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Mapbox Geocoding and Markers

I recently added Mapbox's Geocoder Control and it works wonderfully. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how I could have a marker appear at the location of the address that was searched for? ...