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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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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 10.3 geocoder

I recently upgraded, desktop, server, engine and SDE to 10.3, and of course had to upgrade some other features and extensions. It seems that now that I've upgraded to 10.3 my new 10.3 geocoders will ...
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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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Address locator returns no objects found

Trying to build an address locator for the following feature case But unfortunately when I use find locations it finds no object What might be the issue here ?
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Autocomplete against geocode.arcgis.com?

I have built a tool that allows my users to perform geocode requests against the World Geocoding Service provided from Esri. I would like to extend my tool to have an autocomplete feature, similar to ...
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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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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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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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How to write addressToLocations onError?

How can I write a code for checking the error condition in Javascript (ArcGIS) for addressToLocations(params, callback?, errback?). if somebody entered an invalid address- how can I call error ...
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What Reliable Reverse Geocoding API Can I Use?

I am working in a company where our team requirement is to do reverse geocoding lookups. Below is our requirement. To give you more background, the 3 geolocation-related needs I have are as follows: ...
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Is there a service that does geocoding with advanced language support?

I'm building an address disambiguation page and I'm interested in having geocoding results returned in the local language of the country the result's in. For example, if I make a reverse geocoding ...