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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Adding more fields in locator style to creat customized address locator

I have a database following the structure of "US Dual Range Addresses" and I want to, in addition of the fields used in dual range addresses, add more fields and I want to know what are the changes I ...
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Converting OpenStreetMaps PBF to geojson with geocoding

I am able to convert PBF to geojson, but I lack the additional attributes like state, country, city, suburb, type of business etc which is offered by geocoding service like Nominatim. The geojson ...
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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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Some cities refuse to georeference in CartoDB?

My dataset includes two columns, "City" and "Country." The cities are all major world cities, nothing obscure. All are georeferencing fine in CartoDB, except Rome, Italy, and Moscow, Russia. I've even ...
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georeference at CartoDB

If I georeference New York (I do not have a country column) it only finds New York in the UK. This happens to a lot of other cities. What can I do to change that (except adding a country column)? Is ...
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Input address Locator - ArcGIS pro

I have a csv file that has Lat/Long coordinates in certain rows while addresses for others. Am I being too optimistic thinking I can input them into ArcGIS pro? The Lat/Long ones I know I can do Make ...
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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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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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How can I access the array of predicted addresses from Google Maps once an address is entered?

The Google Maps JavaScript Autocomplete API mentions that autocomplete returns an array of prediction objects. How can I access this array without autocomplete? I have a standard HTML form with ...
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What is an acceptable geocoding score? [duplicate]

I've been searching on how an address score is calculated, but didn't find anything that clearly defines how the score is calculated. So what score value is acceptable to assume that a result is close ...
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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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Full list of ISO ALPHA-2 and ISO ALPHA-3 country codes

I'm searching for a full list of countries with their country codes. Like on this page (need full and valid): http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm Thanks.
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Georeferencing a column doesn't work in my local instance of CartoDB

I'm installing a instance of CartoDB in AWS/Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm having a hard time trying to georeference a column with textual addresses. I know that the data I'm trying to georeference is ok ...
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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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Nominatim reverse geocoding not returning house numbers

I've installed my own nominatim server. I'm doing regular geocoding and reverse geocoding on a set of US street addresses. I have installed the Tiger 2014 edges dataset for the area I need. Regular ...
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How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses?

How fast should I expect PostGIS to geocode well-formatted addresses? I've installed PostgreSQL 9.3.7 and PostGIS 2.1.7, loaded the nation data and all states data but have found geocoding to be much ...
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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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Georeference disabled in CartoDB synced dataset

If I upload a dataset with synced option enable then I haven't the option to do the geocoding. Is that normal? How I can geocode the addresses? If manually I can't do the geocoding how I can do ...
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Geocoder Rest API different results than ArcGIS Locator separator?

In our JavaScript API we use a Geocoder to find buildings and rooms on our campus. So we created a own locator, which can find room numbers, room names, types of rooms and buildings. In ArcMap the ...
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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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How can I geocode American rural routes and box numbers?

I am working on a project where users fill out an online form with address information and a Google Map centered at that address is displayed. It works fine for traditional addresses (e.g. 123 Main ...
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Test data for geocoder

Can you suggest good international test dataset for geocoder testing? Best if it would have unstructured and structured addresses, and coordinates, but even significant number (thousands, millions) of ...
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geocoding CSV using MMQGIS and error massage

While geocoding a csv file using MMQGIS utility in QGIS, I provide an input and the follwing errror message pops out, what could be the problem?
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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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Can't create address locator in SQL Express GDB

I am working out of a SQL Express ArcSDE geodatabase with ArcGIS 10.3.0 Standard and would like to create a composite address locator based on streets and parcels. I can copy and rebuild a streets ...
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CartoDB Geocoding Fails for Connecticut Cities

I uploaded a dataset that includes a bunch of cities in the state of Connecticut. One example is Farmington. I set the state column to the column with the state abbreviations (it uses "CT") and used ...
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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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Geocode addresses using ArcGIS Online

I have an ArcGIS Online subscription, however I continue to get an error similar to the one below when attempting to geocode a dbf of street addresses in ArcGIS for Desktop. I tried both 10.3 & ...
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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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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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Replace Expression in Field Calculator to include a Numeric Range

There has to be an easier way to clean up address data, I hope? GeoCoding, I need to remove APT# and any number or letter that follows.
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Geocoding 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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Converting address to coordinates using OpenLayers 3? [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert address to coordinate using OpenLayers 3? I can to it a bad way by taking address and search it in the planet_osm_points table and get osm_id and after that search the ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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can't geocode with PostGIS 2.1.1

I don't know where's the mistake... I am using the process from the PostGIS documentation (http://postgis.net/docs/manual-2.1/postgis_installation.html#loading_extras_tiger_geocoder) . I created 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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Incorrect geocode of state for sync tables

My sync table looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/ZfDp1L7.png What should be Lebanon, Kanasas is being geocoded to the lat/lon of Lebanon, Kentucky. This has happened with other cities that have ...
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MS Access and geocoding in ArcGIS

We are a small non-profit. We use a fairly complex MS Access application to track everything. We would very much like to geocode addresses in our application and display the results on a map. In ...
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Does anyone know about a web client for GIS from the Vaadin framework?

Reviewing the universe of GIS tools on the Web, I see that several customers have already developed GIS on the Web, so the is no need to start from scratch. Now I have come across the Vaadin framework ...
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How can I cache reverse-geocode results?

I'm implementing an Android application that needs to do some reverse-geocoding to resolve a geocoordinate to a city. What is the best way to cache this information on the smartphone so that I don't ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Geocoding problems - Creature Feature Class/Error processing the table

I am trying to geocode a list of addresses to location in a particular shapefile which has roads. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and trying to geocode using the address locator 10.0 north america geocode ...
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Analysing and Working with a Bilateral Matrix Table in a GIS

I have a bilateral matrix table of global remittances for year 2012 from World bank where the columns contain remittance-sending country and row is the Remittance-receiving country. I want to map ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Permanent link to a Nominatim address?

I want to be able to link landmarks from a private database to their respective OSM representations (nodes, ways or relations). One of the approaches I have seen to get permanent-ish reliable link to ...
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Geocoding - looking to identify county from list of zipcodes

Using QGIS, how do I find county of an associated zipcode? I have zipcode for each point, however, I do not have a street address. I am hoping to aggregate my data to the county level using the ...
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How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code the ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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Update field the_geom name city in CartoDB?

With "update table set the_geom = cdb_latlng (lat , lon ) " I update the_geom field through latitude and longitude, but I also interested to know if there is any chance that instead of passing a ...
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Given city and state, how to get the nearest zip code in US

We have a situation where user enters a city, state for which we need to find a corresponding zip code. In case there is no corresponding zip code, we are required to find a zip code that close to the ...
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Geocoding adresses under privacy concerns

I have a database of home addresses and service locations. People drive to the service locations. I'd like to create a map with transparent colored circles indicating the average drive times people ...