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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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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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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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 "C:/Users/BPolinsky.MDC/.qgis2/...
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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? ...
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what is the fastest way to plot a list of Canadian Addresses?

I have a list of roughly 500 addresses that I'd like to plot on a map either as a point layer or as a kml/placemarks. The addresses are in form 123 QGis Street, Province, Canada, A1A 1A1
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Open Source Address Correction / Parser with Fuzzy Matching

Here is a a little bit of a detailed question related to address parsing/geocoding which I feel should be interesting to many users. So, essentially I am curious to know if anyone has had any ...
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How is NokiaHere Geocoding Score calculated?

When geocoding an address in NokiaHere, a Component Score is calculated according to the information provided in the original address. Example: {"componentsScore": {"CITY": 1.0, "COUNTRY": 1.0, ...
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Unable to publish geocoding service [ERROR: 001369]

I manage to create a geo locator on arcmap and tested it. but when I publish to arcgis server using arcmap or arcgis server manager. I encounter the error 1) Fail to publish service. The error is ...
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What are the most detailed and reliable address databases for the United States?

Here in Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, along with individually surveyed building locations. Like all ...
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Add Point Symbol and Zoom to Address using Geocoder Widget

I'm following the tutorial here and it's not working: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jstutorials/tutorial_geocoder.html Issue: I just want to add a point symbol and zoom in for the address ...
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Where can I obtain an up-to-date list of US ZIP Codes with Latitude and Longitude Geocodes?

NOTE: This began as a question on Stack Overflow, which has subsequently been closed. I also noticed a similar question about Most Up-To-Date Source for US Zip Code Boundaries, but I believe this ...
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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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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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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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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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How to return individual address components (city, state, etc.) from GeoPy geocoder?

I'm using GeoPy to geocode addresses to lat,lng. I would also like to extract the itemized address components (street, city, state, zip) for each address. GeoPy returns a string with the address -- ...
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Address Standardizer Options

Ok, so with ArcGIS 10, ESRI has depricated 'Address Standardizing' in the new locators, I know you can still use the 9.3.1 locators to do this; but I heavily suspect that after the 10.1 version we ...
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Download/create address locator styles for Europe?

Where can I find some address locator styles for European countries? or how can I create my own address locator that contains street, house number and city, and use their aliases? PS. I have 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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Is it possible to geocode street intersections using Nominatim?

Is it possible to geocode the location of a street intersection using Nominatim? Example geocode query Commonwealth Ave at Washington Street, Boston, MA Successful Geocode by Google https://maps....
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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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Using multiple address locators in ArcGIS

I am geocoding millions of addresses for my research (every registered voter in six states). I am using two geocoders: one that is really fast and one that has fewer unmatched addresses when I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...