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 using Excel spreadsheet

Can I add a spreadsheet with addresses to QGIS and then geocode it?
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How to improve poor performance times for PostGIS 2.1 Tiger Geocoder?

I've recently upgraded my PostGIS DB from 2.0 to 2.1. I initially followed the instructions from Waiting for PostGIS 2.1 - Install PostGIS Tiger Geocoder as an Extension and 2.7. Installing, ...
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gisgraphy geocoder - importing custom data

I have been researching offline geocoders - and am impressed with what I've seen in Gisgraphy. It is especially attractive to my environment, since I am on Windows Server 2008 and Apache Tomcat. ...
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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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Formatting OSM Data For Use in ESRI Address Locator

I've been given the task of researching the possibility of setting up an ArcGIS Geocoding Service that can work with OSM data. I am aware of Nominatim, but since these service(s) will be running on ...
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Is it possible to create a geocoding and reverse geocoding service based on the shapfiles data

We have some shapfile data and we have export them to the mysql table. The table have these columns: id name description fulladdress code lng lat ... Now I wonder if it is possible to create a ...
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how to build a reverse geocoding service [duplicate]

We want to build a web service like google reverse geocoding. Of course, we will only provide the service for only a specified region. Then we want to know things we need to implement it. By now, ...
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GIS confidentiality, how to convert address to block level

I have a list of addresses in a spreadsheet to use with ArcGIS and geocode using the provided ESRI street level geolocator. But I intend to make point information viewable for the public, thus I want ...
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Get coordinates from address

I am writing a application which allow users to save a address into database (db) and in the next step it shows all addresses on a map. But in the saving step I need automatically calculate a GPS ...
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What is the correct coordinate system for google geocoded text file layers?

When importing a text file containing lat/longs geocoded from something like GPSVisualizer.com into QGIS, what is the correct coordinate system to select? Most web services (GpsVisualizer included) ...
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Placename matching algorithms and services for geocoding

Are there any placename-specific matching algorithms, routines or services available? By placename specific I mean not just a simple string-difference match, or soundex/metaphone, but something that ...
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Geocoder of google maps on openlayer map

I'm trying to integrate the geocoder of google maps into my ol-map. There are a lot of similar questions asked. I tried out this: http://dev.openlayers.org/sandbox/topp/almanac/examples/geocoder.html ...
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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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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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Geocoding - get lat/long from 11000 address

What I have: an Excel file with 11 thousand address (street + zip code + city) all address are from Portugal the address are not accurate (some address have the name street in a short way) What I ...
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Assigning centerline address ranges

I've been given the task of assigning address ranges to a centerline feature class. I have all the data and I am just going street by street. My question: When assigning ranges, should I just enter ...
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Can I use a Esri geocoding service with my custom basemap?

I am looking at the JavaScript samples in here. I am searching some street by search bar. But not zooming to street, it only viewing city. I have a custom tiled map service layer in my server. Can I ...
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mapquest geocoding - i can not get the (lon,lat) returned from the API

I just started using the mapQuest Geocoding API and I created a code for searching addresses. The following code alerts "OK" but I can not alert the (lat, lon) coords, even I tried with so many ...
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Cloudmade geocoding API: what are the volume limitations?

I'm trying to understand the TOS of the Cloudmade's Geocoding API, but it's not very clear. It says in section 6: use CloudMade APIs in a manner that exceeds request volumes that are set by ...
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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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What is the best way to parse ESRI geocoding results?

My project uses one of ESRI's ArcGIS online geocoding services to provide address searching capability. Specifically I use this locator (only through the premium subscription model): ...
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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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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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How to find parcels related to geocoded addresses?

I have geocoded a table of addresses (around 200 records) in ArcMap 10.1 and now need to select the parcel polygons that they are related to. Trouble is the geocoded addresses fall outside of the ...
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Differentiate between 10-based Locator and Other Locators

In ESRI documentation, it states that the IAdvancedIntersectionGeocoding interface is only available for use in older locators (9.3.1 and below). I have verified this statement. One major problem is ...
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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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How can I set the settings of an Address Locator within a Model or arcpy?

I am creating a model that processes a large road dataset, then creates an address locator from the roads. The Create Address Locator tool does not allow me to set options like Spelling Sensitivity or ...
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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Geopy Error with Reverse Geocoding

I am using Geopy. I get following error for the code. I have using the same code as on https://code.google.com/p/geopy/wiki/ReverseGeocoding from geopy import geocoders g = geocoders.GeoNames() ...
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cannot submit address to Google geocoder on iPad: ArcGIS JS webmap app

I am working on a web map app for desktop and iPads. The app uses a Google geocoder to locate addresses or intersections, added with the standard code in 'init': geocoder = new ...
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Creating an Address Locator with a Database of Geo Information

I am trying to build an Address Locator for ArcGIS 10.1. I would like to use a Microsoft Server MySQL database where location information is stored using an alias, an address, and XY coordinates. What ...
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How to geocode addresses that are outside Address Ranges of source layer?

Im using TIGER lines to geocode a table of addresses. Say for instance the address range for a street is 1100-1200. What would be the best way to match an address such as 1094?
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Geocoding Multiple Addresses using ArcGis JS API

I am new to using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I am currently trying to develop an application but I am having troubles with it. The application I am developing uses a .csv file with a bunch of ...
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Batch geocode with multiple services?

I've got a batch of addresses to geocode (on the order of 10,000), I've looked at various services for doing the geocoding, and each service seems to be able to locate a portion between 50% and 90% of ...
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Displaying Highrise Delivery Routes

I have a geocoded address table for High Rise buildings in New York. If i'm trying to map delivery routes to a number of these locations, what would be the best and most clear way to display the ...
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Imported GPS data does not overlap with map

I´m working on QGIS and I geocoded 2 addresses of a city in Germany and tried to input the text-file as a layer. It worked, but the 2 points must be in the map of the city and if I zoom to the ...
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Shapefile and geocoding to retrieve an area name

I'm very new to GIS and all things geospatial! I have dbf, prj, sbn, sbx, shp and shx files that have been provided to me. The shapefile contains information on parts of the country that have been ...
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How do I geocode street addresses that have information redacted (e.g. 14XX Main St.)?

My city has an open data section listing crimes and accidents amongst other things. They include approximate time, type of crime, etc. The way they formatted the location Looks something like this ...
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Correct coordinate systems, but trustworthy distance between points?

I have limited GIS experience with projections and I have some questions about trying to accurately display point data from two different sources in ArcGIS 10.1 in order to do a proximity analysis. ...
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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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What data does Esri use to create their US_RoofTop locator?

I'm creating address locators to be published on my local ArcGIS server instance and used by various applications. My server does not have access to the internet so I'm unable to use Esri's online ...
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Google geocoding v3 stopped working

I've been using Google geocoding v3 for about 6 months but all of a sudden it's stopped working (I get a 610 error). It's only stopped in the last week or so. Then I came across this (see the pink ...
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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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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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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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Geocoding rural addresses in Australia

For my research project at university I would like to geocode about 100-200 addresses in mostly rural areas in Australia. I'm having problems finding a suitable geocoding online service. Services ...
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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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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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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, ...