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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postgis_tiger_geocoder nationscript.sh does not set the location of PSQL correctly

This generated nationscript includes the following line: PSQL=${PGBIN}/p (...) I have tried 'umpteen' variations of replacements, including the logical one: the physical path to the psql file. I am ...
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NBI Coordinate Data Missing place-holding zeroes for DMS format

When working with National Bridge Inventory (NBI) coordinates I have found what appears to be an error in the raw data provided. I couldn't find any other mention of this specific error when ...
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How to uniquely define a shortened address? (geocoding)

I've searched for existing concepts to define shortened addresses, but didn't find anything yet that fits my needs. For an example, I have to define object locations for say desks, where desks are ...
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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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MMGIS not able to connect to maps.googleapis.com

I've been trying to geocode a few addresses from a .csv file to a shapefile. Been using MMQGIS on Qgis, but, even though I seem to have everything set up properly, I continually get the error message ...
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Geocode free APi for internal application [on hold]

I need opinions / experienced use on this issue: Which API can be used to geocode an internal application of a company that meets these requirements: Can be used for company internal application ...
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How to Geocode a City

I know that I can just call one of any number of geocoding APIs to perform this for me. This is more of a curiosity than anything else. With that aside, how does someone (like Google) turn a city ...
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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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How to avoid Google map geocode limit?

I'm creating a custom google map that has 125 markers plotted via a cms. When loading the map I get this message: Geocode was not successful for the following reason: OVER_QUERY_LIMIT I'm pretty ...
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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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Seeking Reverse Geocoding API?

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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Seeking geocoding with advanced language support?

I'm building an address disambiguation page and I'm interested in having geocoding results returned in the local language of the country the result's in. For example, if I make a reverse geocoding ...
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Choosing GeoCoding service?

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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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 OpenLayers.Projection("...
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Finding address geographically? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make Geocode or location address based on a shapefile streets, without using a web service and using QGIS or some open source software?
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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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Opensource Geocoding APIs

I am in need of a geocoding api to use in my application. I tried Google maps api but it restricts 10 requests per second. The thing is place names will be there in my csv file and it should geocode ...
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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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Point file with addresses, geocode Polygons

I have a point file of stores in New York/New Jersey. The point file's attribute table has a field called addresses. I also have a building footprint polygon file with the outlines of buildings. Is ...
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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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PostGIS tiger geocoder installation trouble

I am getting the TIGER geocoding feature set up on my windows 7 64 bit box (PostGIS 2.1; Postgres 9.4). I followed the steps outlined here to generate the batch scripts and ran them last night: http:/...
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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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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
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

I tried to ask this question before and I made a mess of it. I have edited the question to what I hope will be a more understandable form. Please help me if you can! We just installed Service Pack ...
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MMQGIS plugin causes QGIS crash while geocoding

When trying to geocode data with MMQGIS pulgin (Google Maps) the QGIS crashes (not responding). I even tried to divide data into smaller sets but it does not help.
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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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Is Sandy Springs, GA actually Atlanta, GA (ambiguous cities while geocoding)?

I installed postGIS and the associated TIGER geocoder for work, and noticed a strange thing when geocoding some addresses in the Atlanta area. For example, when I geocode the address "8610 Roswell Rd,...
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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Linux geocoder program?

I run a portable Linux box with an open street map tile server to provide maps for amateur radio emergency communications using APRS. If needed to, I want a way to convert an address to a latitude ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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Geocoding on OSM-shape files via elasticsearch

I want to get a geocoding system based on osm data and elasticsearch engine. I've tried some projects like komoot\photon, but, as I'm a really newbie in this, I stuck on preparing of the data for my ...
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PostGIS: How can I improve the response time for getting the routed distance between addresses?

I need the ability to calculate the driving distance between two addresses for possibly hundreds of thousands of records. I have decided on PostGIS because it can geocode and perform routing all in ...
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Geocoding addresses based on own reference data

I have a historical addresses dataset in form: |Name |Description | Where "Name" is a single field with house number, street name, city and country. I have digitised two georeferenced ...
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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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Disambiguate messy place names in python (preferably on local machine)

I have list with several million place names that come from Flickr profiles. Users provided these placenames as free text, so they look like this: Roma, Italy Kennesaw, USA Saginaw, MI Rucker, ...
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Geocoding with xml response

I'm new to coding and I've set myself the task of geocoding some postcodes and addresses on a map. I've been going through the Arcgis javascript api and followed the geocode tutorials but now I want ...
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Nominatim address locator does't give longitude

I'm trying to geocode my addresses based on this tutorial: http://www.digital-geography.com/geocoding-addresses-in-arcgis-the-other-approach/#.VzMq_IR97Rb But Whenever I use Nominatim geocoder it ...
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Finding nearest point using point dataset using QGIS?

I have created Geocode for some area and I couldn't find accurate Geocode's for few address. so I want to find the nearest POI for non accurated locations using accurated geocodes as referece in QGIS. ...
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Geocoding: Match address is doubling up text

I'm geocoding some addresses, and using our address data as the locator service's reference. The oddest thing is happening, though, which I've never encountered. The 'Match Address' address is ...
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Geocoding a DBF table on ArcGIS 10.3

I am trying to geocode address onto a map in ArcGIS 10.3. The table is in dbf format and contains address, city, state, and zip. I have attempted going to ArcCatalog and adding an address locator. I ...
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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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ArcGIS Address Locator Styles & Interpolation

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 to build an address locator service based off an address point feature class. I want to use the Suggest operation to return possible addresses to an end user. However, I only ...
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Python Geocoder w3w

I am trying to use w3w API with this python geocoder correctly. http://geocoder.readthedocs.io/index.html It works fine when I use it with google and bing maps import geocoder g=geocoder.google('...
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How to choose a latitude-longitude among conflicting sources

Suppose you use various geocoding facilities (like Mapquest's API, Texas A&M's, etc.) to get a latitude-longitude pair for a given address in the United States. They give you differing answers, ...
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API provider for getting coordinates automatically?

I need to get the coordinates of some accommodations automatically (and not by extracting them manually from, e.g., Google Maps) and then import them in QGIS. I've already seen that TripAdvisor has an ...
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Address Geocoding Vs Geocoding

Can someone explain me the difference between Geocoding and Address Geocoding? Can Geocoding be for anything else other than postal addresses? If so can anyone please provide me with few examples. I ...
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Match Button Greyed Out in Interactive Rematch Window

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 and built a composite address locator from 5 address locators. All locators are in the same file gdb. I geocoded addresses in a table within the same file gdb and tried to rematch ...
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Bulk Geocode 20 million records

Are there any free or reasonably priced databases for the US which can be searched and return latitude and longitude information?
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Wizard Disabled

My wizard, infowindow, legends, etc are disabled on a basic 1 layer map I just created. There is a separate column for latitude & longitude in the dataset. Not sure what I'm doing wrong?
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How to Reverse Geocode?

I am pretty new to ArcMap, only learning this program within the last few days. I have this parcel data in a .shp file, as well as a proposed highway. I need to find the addresses of each parcel and ...