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 georeference to the US base in Guantanamo?

I make my first steps on CartoDB. I would like to assign data to the US enclave at Guantanamo in Cuba and I can't. Yet the CartoDB base map shows the enclave.
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WebGIS: Adding a GeoCoder to Template

I need an step-by-step Introduction to build in an GeoCoder by ESRI. I have downloaded the Story Map - Text and Legend - Template and now I am trying to build in a simple geocoder Services. But ...
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Move Incorrectly Placed Address Points to Correct Parcel

I'm currently in the process of cleaning up a municipality's address point data. I'm working with two data sets: address points and parcel polygons. Both the address point data and the parcel polygons ...
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Which tool/reference for address geocoding?

I have to geocode several corporate sites (a big excel file), close to Paris (France). I would like to geocode this file based on the addresses. Could you tell me the best tool for this task ...
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Locating unmatched features by hand

I'm using an app which geocodes addresses. It returns the x y fields with the coordinates in a csv file, and so I draw those coordinates in Arcmap, and then create a feature class out of that. What ...
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Filter Geocoder by Country

I'm trying to filter esri's geocoder for a specific country. I've had some success, but nothing works extremely well. I would have thought simply adding sourceCountry = "xxx" to the parameters of ...
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ArcGIS - Suggest returning result but find not finding result?

I have done a bit of searching but have not found anything like what I am seeing when using ArcGIS Rest API. My setup is pretty much what is suggested on the documentation... I make a call to the ...
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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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Address Locator “Geocoding service”

I've already created an Address Locator sucessfuly and published it as a Geocoding service, but I need to verify that its working from the rest since its not working from my web mapping application ...
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Run a custom model via ArcPy fails

I'm trying to geocode a few address using a custom model created. When running the model via model builder all runs perfectly. Also when running it via the embedded interactive python console in ...
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Geocoding Result layer does not show up in ArcMap?

http://i.imgur.com/XF5iQN4.png Everything was going fine until I geocoded the addresses. The addresses were all matched, but the Geocoding Result layer wouldn't show itself on the map. There should ...
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ArcGIS composite locator results out of order

I have a composite address locator that cascades through three sub-locators. The issue is when I run the Geocode Addresses tool, it chooses the best match based on the order of locators, not the score ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and GeoCoding

I looked at ArcGIS and python and I'm not quite ready for that rabbit hole as I'm on a schedule. I have a little experience but not at the level to pick it up quickly enough for my time frame. The ...
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How to georeference 1990 U.S. county names / FIPS for CartoDB?

I have a data table with columns of county and state names as well as FIPS codes for 1990 U.S. counties. I cannot easily merge shape data into the data (e.g. the Census ones), but CartoDB does not ...
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Creating road/streets and adding numbering on street in relation to the plots. ARCGIS

I am trying to connect through a geodatabase all the streets with their numbers and the houses. So far I created a feature class for streets, one for points and one for polygons which both represent ...
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How to geocode a single address in Python Script/ ModelBuilder?

How to geocode a single address (not table of addresses) in ModelBuilder and/or python Script? I want to enter the address and then geocode it. I am using arcgis 10.2.2
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Appending Token to ArcGIS API for JavaScript Geocoder Widget

I am building a web map application using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The application is using the GeoCoder widget from ESRI, but I need to link it to an outside, secured resource. I am able to ...
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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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Nominatim limit and importance

If I limit the results by nominatim will they be ordered by importance? So if I set ?limit=1 will I get the match with the highest importance? If not, how can I enforce this?
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How to geocode a building with different entrances

I am working on a routing map for a university campus. the routes are modeled and network analyst works fine. The problem: Many of these buildings have several entrances. Is there a way to geocode ...
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How to calculate kml LatLonBox from corner coordinates?

I have corner coordinates for my image upperleft lat/lon 80.5434057263 -35.6660101669 lowerleft lat/lon 74.8586568503 -16.5889844463 upperright lat/lon 83.3580195158 16.0865335458 lowerright ...
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How to convert street number, street and cross-street for georeferencing?

I am trying to use the New York City Stop and Frisk data from ACLU in CartoDB. I have columns for street number, name, cross-street, and intersections where not all are filled in (so no number for an ...
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latitude and longitude coordinates into postal code with town names

Here is my problem. I have a csv file, with latitude and longitude coordinates. I would need to know the name of the French towns and the relevant postal codes that match these coordinates. My ...
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Unexpected Google geocoder API results when filtering by country

Labé is a city in Guinea. It is the capital of the Labé region and the Labé prefecture When I use the Google Geocoder API to geocode [labe] with no filters, I get three results in Guinea: One for the ...
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Postgis geocoder size and performance

I have installed Postgresql 9.3.5 and Postgis 2.1.2 on a 16Gb Ubuntu 14.04 system. (1) If I load all the states TIGER data, using the scripts provided in Postgis, how big will the database be for the ...
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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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No results for PostGIS TIGER geocoder extension

Similar to this question, my TIGER geocoder extension in PostGIS isn't returning any results. It seemed to all install correctly, so I imported DC, and: psql -d geocoder -c "SELECT g.rating, ...
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How to append result to Geocoder text box using ArcGIS JavaScript API?

I want to append result of a custom search in a Geocoder text box in ArcGIS JavaScript API by overriding the default result. I have written the below code for this, but I am not getting a ...
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Geocoding millions of addresses

I have millions of addresses that I want to geocode and I can do that in ArcGIS but it would take me endless number of hours. Is there a faster method that you can recommend?
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US Census Geocoder returns different city that TIGER Shapefile data

When I geocode an address using PostGIS+TIGER 2013 I get a different city than what Census Bureau Geocoder reports. The Long/Lat are identical in both cases, but the PLACEFP is different although both ...
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Meaning of error when using CartoDB to georeference spreadsheet?

I linked my CartoDB map to a spreadsheet in Google Docs that has column headings of Name, City, State, and Pledge. However, when I try to georeference the spreadsheet, for the cities, I get an error ...
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Geocoding with World Geocode Service

I failed to geocode intersection in ArcMap with World Geocode Service provided by ArcGIS Online. The data I have contains street, cross street, city, state. But there is no zipcode Here is a sample ...
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Mapquest 'community license' service discontinuation terms?

I want to use MapQuest's geocoding services under their Community License: http://developer.mapquest.com/web/info/terms-of-use I can't find the clause that explains under what terms I can discontinue ...
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Address and coordinates of European cities request

I have a database of couple of millions of records which I would like to geocode. The data consists of addresses and council. All addresses are of a certain European city. Questions: May I have ...
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Installing TIGER geocoder

I am trying to install the tiger geocoder for postGIS. I am using the 2.1 version of postGIS on Windows 7. I am using this set of instruction to do so. I am confused by what they mean be edit the ...
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Combine two separate georeferenced data sets in one table using CartoDB

I have two tables each georeferenced in CartoDB with the same timestamps, can I merge the two and keep the georeferenced data so I have two sets of points but in one table?
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Is there a public API that can be accessed with Python and will geocode Points of Interests?

I recently downloaded tagged hospital data from OpenStreetMaps.org using the API. Some of the data have a 'node' tag which are attributed with a lat/long while other data are tagged as 'way' format ...
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Looking for London postcode to area mapping data

I am looking for London postcode to area mapping data. I have reviewed several databases and API's and most resolve a postcode to at best a district and a ward, which doesn't correspond to the ...
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Did I set up Tiger Geocoder incorrectly?

I set up Tiger Geocoder in PostGIS on my local box (PostGIS 2.1.3, PostgreSQL 9.3.5, Tiger 2013 data). The problem I'm running into is that on almost every street most of the points are clustered, ...
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Which rule to follow for defining an intersection as an ordered pair of streets?

Explanation Sometimes, for the sake of simplicity or speed, I need to list a location as a pair of intersecting streets. Let's use Luckie Street Grocery Store in Atlanta, Georgia as the example for ...
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How does Address Locator pick one of two alternative points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have geo coded the main entrance of buildings on my map and some buildings have more than one entrance. How does address locator pick one of them? To me it seems it is just randomly picking one of ...
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How does CartoDB do international geocoding?

I work on projects overseas so I wanted to see how it does international geocoding -- can or does it use addresses, town names, neighborhood names, or what? And what areas does that cover? Thanks!
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Gazetteer with shapes?

I'm looking for a Gazetteer service. I only need the geocoding part and I need two entry points: name look-up. Takes a query string, check for matching toponyms and suggest alternatives. Ideally the ...
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Is there geocoding “undo” button in CartoDB?

Here's the map in question: https://mwhite.cartodb.com/tables/where_good_neighbors_work Our map had been working beautifully for several months, but when updates were attempted recently, all of our ...
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Python loop with address locator

I was given a list of addresses without any zip codes, and I'm trying to write a python snippet that will loop through a set of possible zip codes and make a set of geocoded shapefiles that I will ...
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How to customize locator file to geocode unusual address?

I am very new to geocoding. I am trying to create address locator and geocode a bunch of address using ArcCatalog 10.1, and I get problem for the following addresses: Road Type is in Street Name: ...
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Batch Geocode Postcodes/Addresses in UTM

My work has a database of previous jobs (within housing plots) which are meant to have been georefernced with UTM coordinates, but this has not been completed for a number of years. New jobs can use ...
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Average frequency of zip code change for a given address over the course of year

This is a difficult question to answer with a high degree of accuracy, but could someone estimate to within an order of magnitude for me the chances of a zip code for a given address changing over the ...
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I would like to reverse Geocode from the infowindow

I am just learning the ropes with CartoDB and am curious to know if this is possible. I have a CartoDB map with points and I am entering data into this map through the CartoDB editor. I would like ...
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mapquest batch geocoding truncate response

when I use the batch geocoding service I get sometimes a right answer an sometimes an error using the same arguments. I inspect the headers using curl... when the answer is right the headers are: ...