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 change cinfig keyword to TEXT_UTF_16 in ArcGIS address locator?

I created an address locator with arabic language. I want to change Config keyword from Default to TEXT_UTF_16 .When i select TEXT_UTF_16 and click ok then back to address locator form, i see no ...
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Can the correct TIGER Line Id be returned for an address from the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

After reviewing the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder documentation, I don't see a method of returning the TIGER Line Id for the address. I would assume this is information is available internally as part of ...
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Using dijit/Geocoder widget to consume published geocoder server does not autocomplete?

I built an address locator using ArcMap, and then I published my address locator to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server. I made a demo using a dijit/Geocoder widget to use my published geocoder server, and it ...
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Geocoding through Canadian French language barrier?

This is related to Very Inaccurate Geocodes in Canada (Quebec). It has come to my attention that the streets file I use as my address locator in Canada uses French (or simply accented) characters ...
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Condensing sparse geocodes to weighted Geo-Circles?

I have a dataset comprising 3 million records having latitude and longitude information associated with them. I want to condense it to form few thousands Geo-Circles, with radius and weight depending ...
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How do I maintain a path to an address locator in ArcMap 10.3?

I have a series of maps that I use on a daily basis. Each map is for a different area of my city and each day I geocode a small number of points for each area. In one of the maps I have to add the ...
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Is there an open source Geocoding tool which can be used commercially?

Is there any Geocoding tool which is open source and can be used in commercial application? We tried Google geocoding API's but cannot continue with it because of some licensing limitation. Now ...
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Standard for geospatial CSV with either lat/lon or region encoding

I'm tasked with finding a standard for data providers to publish data that is linked to either points (lat/lons), postcodes, or local government areas (Australian term for councils). The data will be ...
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Geocoding arcpy slow startup time

When scripting with arcpy.GeocodeAddress_geocoding (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//002600000006000000), there's always a major lag to start up the geocoder. The issue here ...
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How to geocode automatically through ArcPy without runtime error?

How to geocode automatically through ArcPy? My code always runs into runtime error. # Import system modules import arcpy # Set local variables: address_table = "C:\Users\Sibo\Dropbox ...
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How are geocoding scores calculated in ArcGIS?

After a table of addresses is geocoded, ArGIS provides information about each geocoded address, among those the "match score" of the candidate to which the address was matched, which ranges from 0 to ...
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What are my options for geocoding a large dataset for free? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer new to GIS and mapping systems. Recently I have been playing with ideas for applications built from the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services 2012 cost dataset. It consists of ...
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Why would geocoding by street address have ~96% failure rate?

I attempted to use CartoDBs Geolocate By Street Address functionality. I used 3 columns: street address, City (Austin), and State (TX). I manually set the country to USA. Of the 30 rows, only two ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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Geocode several addresses in QGIS

I am using QGIS and I have an Excel file that has fields with direction and it fails to geocode these addresses. Examples: address apartment township 1 calle 2 avenida ...
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Convert a UK postal code to a city name?

Is there any service to convert a UK postal code to a city name? Does one postal code always map to one city, or to more than one? Is there a free web service to do this conversion for me?
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passing geocode results object to another file

I'm using a geocoding plugin (Leafet.GeoSearch) on a map and I'd like the results, being the LatLng point coordinates, etc available as a parameter for GeoServer cql filtered calls. It doesn't seem ...
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Geocoding German Gemeindeschlüssel?

Do you know a source where I can get a table for geocoding the numbers from German "Amtlicher Gemeindeschlüssel" (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtlicher_Gemeindeschl%C3%BCssel)?
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How/Where to get reverse geocodes up to 5 decimal points precision for offline use?

I would like to have a simple text file(s) with following reverse geo-codes information for all the countries (i.e. world): Coordinates -- Address e.g. 12.96779, 77.65306 -- #7, Jeevan Bima ...
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Calculating Distances Between Geometry Columns of Differing SRIDs

I am attempting a relatively simple task but have been running into trouble. I have two tables, one which has lat and lon points which were geocoded using google (SRID 3857) and another table which ...
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Geocoding using Excel spreadsheet

Can I add a spreadsheet with addresses to QGIS and then geocode it?
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Search Address (Geocoding), Analyze intersecting underlying layer and return text results

What would the process be for going about accomplishing something like this via a website. Say I just wanted a website form where the user would input their address. Then beneath the scenes it would ...
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ArcMap crashes after using “geocode addresses” tool

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a project where I need to publish my own geoprocessing service in order to Geocode a table of addresses. I tried creating models in model builder then publishing them ...
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openlayer extend to google bounds

Could you please help me to convert openlayer (srid 3943) extend to google bounds. I want to geocode from address in my map area so i do this : var googleProjection = new ...
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Convert Zip+4 to Lat-Long

I have a need to convert about 1 million Zip+4 records to Latitude/Longitude for mapping but cannot find anything that is granular enough in output. Is there an easy way to convert this information?
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Geocoding Crime Dataset with Block Number only

I'm trying to geocode a list of crime statistics that include block-only addresses i.e.: 1900 BLOCK GRAND AVENUE 700 BLOCK REED AVENUE 3000 BLOCK MISSION BOULEVARD and a couple thousand more for ...
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Shape to Geo code xml generation

I would like to know the process of generating GEO codes from a shape file (Indian coastal districts/ states). Here we have used ArcGIS for generation of the shape-file along the indian coast. Can ...
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API to find polygon for cities and administrative boundaries in India

I am new to GIS and learning basics by going through various forums. I am looking for a way to get polygon coordinates for any place (city, 2nd/3rd order administrative division) in India. I started ...
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How to Have Geocoding Service Return Results from Partial Street Name Input?

Currently we have an address geocoding service published to ArcGIS Server that is being utilized by an ArcGIS Viewer for Flex application. The service works just fine, but the end users would like ...
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Geocoding with county level .Locator Style

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 locators to geocode some addresses on a state by state level, using the dual ranges locator style. Since I have the administration levels city/county/state on both datasets ...
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Self hosted, highly accurate, address geocoding?

I'm working on an app that requires Rooftop level accuracy coupled with very high volumes. The client would prefer to self-host the solution which might not be a bad idea considering our volume and ...
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Is there a way to include an autocomplete search bar that does not point back to your data in CartoDB?

I would like to include an autocomplete search bar that uses google maps api or bing maps geocoder, etc. Is there an easy way to integrate this with cartodb's search box? // add search bar to map ...
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Offline geocoding and reverse geocoding for android

I'm developing an android application that cannot use internet and need to deal with maps and positioning. Download OpenStreetMaps data seens to be a good solution to access map information offline. ...
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Is is possible to geocode a block?

The address table that I am trying to geocode does not have specific addresses; rather, it has blocks (e.g. 200 Block FIRESTONE LN). Is it possible for me to still geocode the table? I can't just open ...
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Geocoding using OSM data

I'm working on a geocoding project using the plugin in MMQGIS QGis, and I want to use OpenStreetMap data in this project. I have already downloaded the data of my country and I converted to .CSV ...
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How to obtain road classification type at a point via nominatim?

This is my first time posting here so please forgive me if i ask a trivial question. Is there a way of obtaining the type of road an object is settled in from a request via nominatim? (i have the ...
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Is there a way to autocorrect miss-spelled cities for geocoding?

I could not geocode a subset of my dataset (around 140,000 observations) which contains full postal addresses from Germany, i.e. zip code, city and street. Apparently, the geocoder failed to convert ...
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Advice on geocoding IP addresses

What is the best way of geocoding IP addresses? I have ~ 10,000 - 30,000 addresses to geocode once. The IP addresses are from all over the world and I only want the Long/Lat. Accuracy to the city ...
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mass geocoding one time australian addresses

I wondered if anyone knew the best place to get a one time bulk geocode done (800K) australian addresses. All the services I've seen offer a subscription servcice but as stated I only need this done ...
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gxp_googlegeocoder add to default geoexplorer viewer

I have an opengeo 4.1 running on my webserver (windows). I use the default geoexplorer viewer to share my maps and I am very happy with all the default functions, however I would like to add the ...
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Convert IP addresses to street addresses or latitude, longitude coordinates? [duplicate]

Would it be possible to convert IP addresses to latitude-longitude coordinates or street addresses which then can be geocoded? or at least find the approximate location?
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Faster way to “geocode” on unique ID?

I've inherited some scripts that (to my mind) "abuse" geocoding to position points based on a LocationID field. As the name implies, this field is a unique ID that really doesn't need to be "fuzzy ...
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Geocoding accuracy of Google Maps vs Tiger

I recently compared result of US Census Geocoder(http://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/) with that of Google Maps. For any given address both of them are giving different set of lat, lon. Why there ...
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Geocoding in ArcGIS desktop and use the shapefile in ArcGIS Online

I want add 60 addresses in point format to my map in ArcGIS online. So what I did was use ArcGIS Desktop (10.2) to geocode them, exported them as a shapefile, and imported them to the online map. ...
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Loading a specific county dataset in PostGIS

I want to load a specific county dataset in PostGIS. I can load a state script using: SELECT loader_generate_script(ARRAY['CA'], 'linux'); However, I want to load dataset only for Los Angeles County ...
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Combine Shapefile with address information

I downloaded a UTM32 shapefile (.cpg, .dbf, .prj, .shp, .shx file, where other available georeferences are GK3 and TM32) that shows the exclusive division of Germany in its municipalities. Above, I ...
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How would I create my own geocoding web service

I would like to write a geocoding web service for genealogy in Java. Because it is for genealogy, I don't need to go down to the street level. I only need to go down to the county. Looking at ...
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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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Limit Nominatim results tp specific country

I want to limit the search in Nominatim to a specific country and was trying this code: mapPanel = new GeoExt.MapPanel({ border: true, region: "center", map: map, zoom: 7, ...
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Can I use Google's Geocoding with OpenLayers provided the base map is Google Streets?

Not strictly a GIS question but I am hoping someone might have some experience in this area... Understanding the 10.1.1a clause in the Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service: (a) No ...