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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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 ...
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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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OSM Reverse Geocoding - Find closest node for Coordinates [on hold]

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 routing)....
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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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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 ...