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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How to use Google Maps geocoding with Openlayers?

I'm making a Openlayers map with some shapefile and I have Google Maps base layer. I want to create a text area and a button. When I input a address and click the button, the map should show me the ...
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How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers

How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers. Below is my code but the function does not execute when I try to integrate it with Openlayers. This works with my original google v3 file. Below is 2 ...
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How to select and export points interactively by drawing polygons?

Does anyone know how to select a large number of addresses by basically highlighting areas on a GIS map you need names & addresses for and exporting them onto a spreadsheet?? Maybe there's no such ...
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Multiple response from nominatim service call (Geocoding) in openstreetMap

I am using OpenStreeMap with Google as layer, and for geocoding , nominatim service. Below, is my code. $.ajax({ url: "http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?q=" + address + ...
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Open Source Engine for Geocoding

I would create a service to geocode from existing shapefiles. I know that ArcEngine does not allow the creation of Windows Services. Is there an open source option someone could recommend?
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Geocoding Levels - zip code versus block face

I'm looking at some massive data, most of which has been geocoded to the block face (front of the building) level, while some of which has been geocoded to the zip code level (less accurate), giving ...
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ArcCatalog crashes when publishing a composite locator service

I created two address locators in a shared file gdb which I then published as separate geocode services. After performing several test searches in ArcMap against the gdb locators and the services, ...
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Geocode address once in google maps, save in database, read geocoded result from there on

Is it possible to geocode an address, save the result in a database, then read that result from there on? I'm using a Google map that is geocoding hundreds of addresses which obviously hit the ...
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How does Google Map API authenticate users?

They put a limit on the amount of map views, geocodes etc that can be done each day but in the documentation I can't find anywhere where they actually list how it is authenticated. My guess is it has ...
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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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Updating the reference data for an existing geocode service

I created an address locator in an ArcSDE gdb, based on data stored in a point feature class in the same SDE gdb. I then shared the locator as a geocode service and am consuming it in a Silverlight ...
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Query to find lat/lon of a house by street.name & house.number

How can I get house coordinates (latitude, longitude) by street.name and house.number? If it is possible, how I can get it? Many thanks!
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Is there a geo-fence map of Apple's or Google's reverse geocoding?

Is there a map that shows how lat/long maps to locality/county/sublocality/subadmin and possibly covered area?
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What reliable GeoCoding service would you recommend me?

I'm looking for a web service providing a full address based on coordinates (and reverse). I'm ready to pay for that service. I don't want to use Google's API.
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add location search to openlayers map

I am trying to figure out how to add a search functionality to my openlayers map. I want the user to type in an address and the map to zoom into the location. I am looking at different geocoders and ...
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Geocoding failure on concurrent requests with arcgis-10.0

I've created a small python synchronous geoprocessing script (ctagc) that runs on AGS. The script accepts a table (GPRecordSet) as an input parameter. The script then calls ...
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Is there an open source international GeoCoding database if you only need city level resolution?

I'm writing an application that needs to plot a user's location on the map, and the user could be anywhere in the world, but I only need city/town level resolution, not street address. Is there a ...
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Does Leaflet JS API provide a Geocoding service?

I am considering replacement of Google Maps with Open Street Maps and the Leaflet JS API. Does the Leaflet JS API provide a Geocoding service?
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What is the bare minimum data I would need to import from an OSM data file in order to geocode an address?

I'm using osm2pgsql to import an extract of OpenStreetMap's data so I can geocode an address to a lat/lng. But I'm new to OSM and mapping so I'm having trouble figuring out what data is relevant and ...
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Is it possible to run the address locator in ArcGIS via Python?

I have a question regarding the address locator in ArcGIS. It is possible to create an address locator by using Python, but is it also possible to run an address locator via Python? This means, is ...
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Why might Ordnance Survey codes all be out by 500m?

I've been given a set of UK Ordnance Survey geocodes, but I think they're all off by about 500 metres. Here is an example - please could someone confirm to me that the codes are wrong, not my ...
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How to geocode an address to a polygon?

Is there a service that can take an address and return a polygon of the property lines (or the coordinates of the corners of the smallest possible bounding rectangle)? update: area is Oakland, CA, ...
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How to convert zip codes to latitude and longitude?

I have a data set that includes a list of zip codes. Is there a way in R to convert these zip codes to latitude and longitude coordinates?
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Using Geocode Service Published to ArcGIS Server Within Silverlight Web Map

I'm trying to replicate this sample on my web map. I have been able to build it successfully as-is within VS 2010. However, I run into some issues when I try to get it to work with my services. ...
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Very Inaccurate Geocodes in Canada (Quebec)

Edit: Found this page detailing the standard geocoding abbreviation types which may be of use when trying to match foreign street types. It appears that we'll have to create a much more robust ...
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HRESULT E_FAIL error when doing batch geocoding in ArcObjects

I am trying to write a batch geocoding application in ArcObjects/C# and keep getting the meaningless "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component" error (error code ...
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What open source software should I use to geocode the addresses?

Need to geocode the student addresses using the regular 5-digit zip codes. Geocoder will give us an accurate point on the map, so in a Latitude and Longitude environment that should suffice for our ...
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Using web mapping and geocoding to track genealogical data

Over the last year I have gotten involved in researching my family tree. My paternal grandfather came from a remote island in the Atlantic, along with hundreds of others of his generation, and many of ...
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Calculating tiles extents using some level data

I have some data looking like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <levels> <level nr="0" tileWidth="512" tileHeight="512" envSizeX="5000" envSizeY="5000" minX="465000" ...
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Is there an open source tool for both road network analysis and geocoding?

Is there any one open source software package that can perform both road network analysis and geocoding?
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Differences between OSM data and MapQuest OSM data?

I currently have an OSM "stack" server (Postgres/PostGIS, Mapnik, OpensLayers) working in a development environment, with almost all the South America countries loaded on the database. Since the ...
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Geocode a table, then append more rows to the 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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Is there a straightforward way to tweak LatLon on a sphere to represent true LatLon?

I have no experience in mapping, so please excuse me if this sounds foolish. I'm trying to use Microsoft MapPoint (2004) software to geocode a number of addresses in Excel. However, my version of ...
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locator service to use with ArcGIS Javascript API v2.1

I am hoping to find a locator service that will locate by address or intersection, and that will work with version 2.1 of the ArcGIS Javascript API. I tried this locator given in the examples, which ...
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Has MaxMind's GeoLiteCity IP geocoding database been reduced in accuracy?

I took a copy of MaxMind's free city-level geocoding database a year or so ago, and the file size was roughly 30MB. Checking their site again today (July 2012), the equivalent file is now only 17MB, ...
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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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What is the difference between geocoding and georeferencing?

After some googling around both seem to be interchangable words, where we speak of tying the spatial info of a real place and storing in database. But still I am not satisfied, there should be some ...
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Geocoding like Google - how to do this?

I have Postgre database with network table that contains country, street name, numbers from left – to left, numbers from right-to right. I finished geocoding function to use like this: user fills 3 ...
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Cloudmade Web Maps API Geocoding Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cloudmade Web Maps API Marker Clustering problem I'm at Geocoding in Cloudmade Web Maps API. I've the code below. Whenever I try to access the page, content of elements ...
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how we create line between two cordinates on polymap?

I am working on d3 and polymaps, I plot map and create circle on the given latitude and longitude which retrieves from the JSON file but now I want to connect those circles with line. I tried to do it ...
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How to work with locators in ArcGIS 10.0

I wrote my locator class which grab features from my web service. I picked it up in the ArcMap and now I can perform a search in the geocoding toolbar. The suprise for me is the way results of ...
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Work flow for georeferencing imagery using open source tools?

Does anyone have a recommendation for a work flow for georeferencing high resolution aerial photography using open source tools? Comparison of user friendliness and robustness between Quantum GIS ...
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How to do geo coding with openlayers?

How can I achieve Geocoding with the JavaScript OpenLayers API, in the same fashion as the Google Maps API?
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Does the Census have an API to render coordinates from addresses?

Is there a United States census API that renders coordinates for a given address? Is it possible to use the United States census API for commercial purposes? Do you have a guide on embedding the ...
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A quick-fix solution for geocoding?

I am working on a prototype for a web-based trip planner and need to have a geocoding function (for the start and destination adresses), up and running the "easy" way. My area that the prototype is ...
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Are there any geocoding plugins for QGIS that interpolate along linear features instead of querying web services?

I am curious if there are any tools for QGIS to facilitate geocoding tabular data using a local linear features layer (ie, a street map with street name and address ranges - similar to geocoding in ...
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How does IP geocoding work?

I'm trying to understand how using each part of an IP address influences the accuracy of geocoding. For example, if 15.201.xxx.xxx is used instead of 15.201.123.xxx what is the approximate ...
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SQL Query to Reverse Geocoding in PostGIS

I try to do Reverse Geocode from my shapefile on the database. I'd already try with Spatialite and PostGIS to put shapefile (.shp) into it. But I'm still can't delivered my objection about reverse ...
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Bing's geocoder with GeoPy not returning a zipcode

I'm just getting started with GeoPy and have been running some tests to determine the quality of the different available geocoders. I have noticed that Bing's geocoder is more accurate than Google's ...
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Query MapInfo TAB Files

My company currently uses MapInfo Professional to map our client's addresses into territories. I have been asked to figure out a mechanism to do the same thing but real-time via a web service call. ...