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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Creating random points within polygon from database?

Although i have a solution for it in ArcGIS named hawth's tool but i wanted to know whether it is possible in QGIS or not, additionally i am not having lower version of ArcGIS on which i can do my ...
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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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Geocoding Zip Code Issues

I am geocoding addresses using the ArcGIS Online Geocoder and Street and Zip Code. In some cases, the geocoder has read the zip code as 4 digits and in other as 5. I got a 99% hit rate, but the ...
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How do you geocode addresses in R? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how to geocode addresses in R Studio ? Is there a link to Google Developers API ?
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ArcGIS 10.3 Address Locator - Partial Searches Not Working

I'm using an address locator service based off an address point feature class in ArcGIS 10.3. My ultimate goal is to write an app which will parse a list of addresses in a database and determine the ...
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Feature search in ArcGIS online using custom geocoder, works but the results are limited, how do i get more results?

So i have Geocoder hosted as a service on my Server, i then added it to AGOL via the utility services (Add Geocoder) now it allows me to do feature serach using the service and it works great expect ...
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Get every coordinate from an address database

I have a xls database of street addresses. I want to get the latitude/longitude coordinates for all of them. I know very little programming, but I can learn. What's the easiest way of doing this?
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Getting complete address information from OSM without Geocoder

I know a question like this is asked very often. But the answers did never really satisfy me. I want to extract addresses and maybe POIs from OSM. Nothing more. I am not interested any additional ...
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Returning feature at address using ArcGIS REST Geocoding Service?

I have a geocoding service running on my ArcGIS Server Advanced 10.2.2. One of my supervisors tasked me with figuring out if there was a way to use a REST call to return a feature that is located at a ...
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Identify a Massachusetts Municipality from address

I am trying to create or utilize a lookup table to identify which Massachusetts Municipality my address is in. Do you know of an online resource available, or a way to identify the municiaplity uses ...
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Prevent Interpolation on ArcGIS Geocoding Service

I'm using a composite geocoding service with ArcGIS 10.3. It is based on 2 Address Locators, one for place names and one for addresses. Both are based off an address feature class instead of ...
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How do I extract features from satellite images and store the features as a shape file?

I am trying to identify boundaries, blocks etc from Satellite images which are stored as GeoTIFF files. I want to extract fields, buildings etc. by feature recognition and store that as GeoJSON/.shp ...
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How to choose a latitude-longitude among conflicting sources

Suppose you use various geocoding facilities (like Mapquest's API, Texas A&M's, etc.) to get a latitude-longitude pair for a given address in the United States. They give you differing answers, ...
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How to identify train stations from (vague) codes?

I'm trying to identify and geocode several train stations based on location codes that were supplied to me. Most of them take the form "CCSSS" where "CC" appears to be an abbreviation for a country (...
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Address Locator Only Fails with Suggestions Enabled

I am currently trying to create a General Single Field Address Locator in ArcMap 10.3.1. I can create the locator fine without the suggestion option enabled, but with it’s on it gives me the Error ...
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Geocoding with contact information

I'm looking for some free geocoding service with possibility to retrieve contact information to specific place like phone number, email etc. Currently I'm using MapQuest: http://www.mapquestapi.com/...
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Comparing distances between old and new Esri geocode locator points

I need to check the accuracy of the locators between Esri's Streetmap 14_2 and Streetmap 15_1. The two layers need one to one distances measured between points that have the same attributes i.e. same ...
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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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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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How to identify features intersecting or near a marker?

Is there an app, program, service or API that can identify features (such as roads, buildings, parks, etc.) intersecting or near a marker? I'd like to achieve both goals -- meaning to both identify ...
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ArcGIS Geocoding - 'Pick Address From Map' issue?

I'm have a strange problem with ArcGIS and I want to throw out there and see if anyone has a solution to why it may be occurring. I have been geocoding a set of over 1000 addresses fine with 99% ...
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NBI Coordinate Data Missing place-holding zeroes for DMS format

When working with National Bridge Inventory (NBI) coordinates I have found what appears to be an error in the raw data provided. I couldn't find any other mention of this specific error when ...
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Geocoding on OSM-shape files via elasticsearch

I want to get a geocoding system based on osm data and elasticsearch engine. I've tried some projects like komoot\photon, but, as I'm a really newbie in this, I stuck on preparing of the data for my ...
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Parcel versus address

My understanding is that one parcel can hold several addresses, but one address can only be part of one parcel. I am asking because I would like to see would it be more accurate to query an address ...
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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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Data Import Not Geocoding Everyone from Excel File

I'm new to this, so please go lightly if I'm asking something obvious. I imported an Excel file with 9,159 entries and I'm mystified as to why 841 are cartodb_georef_status false and another 36 null. ...
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local osm/nominatim install

I am newbie to osm/nominatim. I set up everything correctly and loaded Florida pbf data and geocode /searches were working fine. Today I added data for Mississipi using the setup.php script with --...
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Obtaining Geocoding results with county value from ArcGIS world geocoder

The ArcGIS World Geocoder returns pretty good results for our use, with two exceptions that are deal breakers and I can't yet find answers. There don't appear to be county values consistently ...
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MMQGis plugin error

I am using QGIS 2.8.2 and I'm trying to geocode some addresses, but when I run it, I get this error: An error has occured while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/...
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Geocoding Adresses with varying levels of reporting accuracy?

I am trying to geocode a database that has, I'll call it "4 tiers", of address types. They are: Numbered Street (e.g. 506 Taproom Way) Cross-street (Happy Road $ Jubilant Blvd) Hundreds Block (500 ...
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Georeferencing US County names in CartoDB

I have a massive file with county-level data from the 19th century. I'd like to georeference it, but I'm not sure what I need to do, as CartoDB isn't recognizing the county names through the 'Admin. ...
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How to manually geocode records or see a reference list of countries CartoDB recognizes?

I'm making a quick choropleth map that classifies countries by income level. The in-built geocoder works mostly fine on the country names (there are also 3 letter codes in the dataset) but there are ...
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Simple software for mapping residential address in Singapore

I am new to GIS and I recently have a project where we will like to map clinic addresses vs patients' address, to show the distance between these locations. In addition, at each clinic address, a ...
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Converting OpenStreetMaps PBF to geojson with geocoding

I am able to convert PBF to geojson, but I lack the additional attributes like state, country, city, suburb, type of business etc which is offered by geocoding service like Nominatim. The geojson ...
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Input address Locator - ArcGIS pro [closed]

I have a csv file that has Lat/Long coordinates in certain rows while addresses for others. Am I being too optimistic thinking I can input them into ArcGIS pro? The Lat/Long ones I know I can do Make ...
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How can I access the array of predicted addresses from Google Maps once an address is entered?

The Google Maps JavaScript Autocomplete API mentions that autocomplete returns an array of prediction objects. How can I access this array without autocomplete? I have a standard HTML form with ...
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What is an acceptable geocoding score? [duplicate]

I've been searching on how an address score is calculated, but didn't find anything that clearly defines how the score is calculated. So what score value is acceptable to assume that a result is close ...
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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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How can I geocode American rural routes and box numbers?

I am working on a project where users fill out an online form with address information and a Google Map centered at that address is displayed. It works fine for traditional addresses (e.g. 123 Main ...
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Test data for geocoder

Can you suggest good international test dataset for geocoder testing? Best if it would have unstructured and structured addresses, and coordinates, but even significant number (thousands, millions) of ...
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Georeference disabled in CartoDB synced dataset

If I upload a dataset with synced option enable then I haven't the option to do the geocoding. Is that normal? How I can geocode the addresses? If manually I can't do the geocoding how I can do ...
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geocoding CSV using MMQGIS and error massage

While geocoding a csv file using MMQGIS utility in QGIS, I provide an input and the follwing errror message pops out, what could be the problem?
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CartoDB Geocoding Fails for Connecticut Cities

I uploaded a dataset that includes a bunch of cities in the state of Connecticut. One example is Farmington. I set the state column to the column with the state abbreviations (it uses "CT") and used ...
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Can't create address locator in SQL Express GDB

I am working out of a SQL Express ArcSDE geodatabase with ArcGIS 10.3.0 Standard and would like to create a composite address locator based on streets and parcels. I can copy and rebuild a streets ...
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Geocode addresses using ArcGIS Online

I have an ArcGIS Online subscription, however I continue to get an error similar to the one below when attempting to geocode a dbf of street addresses in ArcGIS for Desktop. I tried both 10.3 & 10....
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Converting address to coordinates using OpenLayers 3? [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert address to coordinate using OpenLayers 3? I can to it a bad way by taking address and search it in the planet_osm_points table and get osm_id and after that search the ...
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Replace Expression in Field Calculator to include a Numeric Range

There has to be an easier way to clean up address data, I hope? GeoCoding, I need to remove APT# and any number or letter that follows.
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a "...
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Uploading Geocode Service Definition Continues To Fail

I am not sure why this is happening, I am able to stage a Geocode Service, but when I try to upload it to the server it continues to fail. I am able to upload regular MXD Mapping Services. Below is ...
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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? ...