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 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: ...
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Nominatim does not respect countrycode

Possible duplicate I have a question about Nominatim, but the OSM forum currently does not accept new registrations... I want to limit my search results to a specific country, so I am using the ...
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Geocoding Using ArcGIS

I want to geo-code 400,000 Addresses in the Netherlands using ArcGIS Geo-coding tool but I have a problem with defining Address locator and Reference data! For defining the address locatore, 1)address ...
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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...
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Czech republic (European) Postcodes in CatodDB

I have dataset with columns country (contains only one country "Czech republic") and postcode (contains postcodes in NNNNN format) and other two cols (date and total). However when I try to use ...
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Determining zip code given lat/long coordinates?

I am trying to reverse geocode crime data from lat and long coordinates to zip code. I have a robust dataset with lat/long coordinates for each data point, as well as the zip code shape files. How ...
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Addresses coming up in wrong spot

The map in which i am building will be used by an Emergency backup 911 system. I am plotting addresses from a csv file and geocoding with google. To do a test I did 100 addresses in a town I am very ...
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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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Strategies to keep cost of hosting your own map server and geocoder low

I'm currently thinking about setting up my own tile server (mapnik, mod_tile, renderd) and geocoder (nominatim) for my application. In short, the application aims to let a user specify his location ...
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How do I link two-digit Dutch postcodes to latitude and longitude for mapping data to a map of the Netherlands?

I want to show data on a map of the Netherlands. To ensure my Dutch participants' privacy, I only asked them to specify the first two numbers of their postcode. I found latitude and longitude for all ...
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Addressing based on centrelines, or assigned at parcel creation?

I'm still pretty green when it comes to GIS and using ArcGIS products, so hopefully this question doesn't sound too dumb. I am just wondering what the best way to go about assigning addresses to ...
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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 API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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Decoding this GIS blob

I am new to the decoding world (and even to the world of gis), but I am definitely not new to programming and large data. I was tasked with uncovering a column in our db with this information. It's ...
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Geohash vs. Open Location Code

The target is to find all POIs within a given location on a specific zoom level. If the zoom level is high, I just want to get a number of POIs and at a certain zoom level I want to get all POIs. ...
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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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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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Geocoding and SRID - can't get desired SRID

I want to geocode a set of addresses with GoogleMaps, store the results in a different SRID in a PostGIS table and then project it in QGIS over a layer with the identical SRID. So far, it has been a ...
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Geocoding and Credit Usage?

I've already geocoded a table of address, and I know I use credits for that. I'm wondering, when I use the Interactive Rematch Tool, am I using credits? For example: After the initial geocode, I ...
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Commercial Geocoding API that is as good as Google

We are looking for a free or paid version of a Geocoding API that will allow us to use it for commercial purposes that is as good as google. Google's api starts at $10,000 a year which is too much. We ...
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Write EXIF coordinates to images based on common field

we did a photo survey with a GPS equipped camera (1800 images), then to improve accuracy we did a survey with a total station and renamed images with points labels. Now I need to write the new ...
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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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Mapbox GL JS Geocoder marker

I'm still a js noob. I am currently developing a map using the Mapbox GL JS API with their geocoding plugin, however, I'm am not seeing any examples of adding a marker after the return. I did find ...
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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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Geocode free APi for internal application

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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QGIS - Geocoding addresses to coordinates

I've got an Excel file which includes known locations with their exact address (street, house number, city, state). This Excel file does not have a geographical column. Also, I have a .shp file inside ...
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Creating an address locator/geocoding addresses in ArcMap without using City or Placename

I am creating an address locator, and I have it working, but if I want to search for any address, I have to enter the entire address into the search. I want to be able to enter everything besides the ...
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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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Geocoding Street Segments Based on Extents in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a list of projects that need to be geocoded or drawn through some sort of automated process in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. The are listed by primary street, a begin street intersection, and an end ...
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Is there a publicly available street centerline file that can be used to geocode Westchester addresses?

The publicly available file at NYSGIS Clearinghouse does not have the required fields to geocode Westchester addresses. The file available for cooperating members does have them, but my institution is ...
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Automatically creating 2D-point features for ArcGIS Desktop from addresses in SQL database?

I currently have an SQL-Table which contains our buildings. I already added the table and now want to create features ( 2D-Points ) from that information. The biggest problem I have is that 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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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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Creating appropriate address locator for geocoding with US data

I am relatively new to ArcGIS, so these may be simple questions. I am trying to geocode US hospital addresses. In my hospital data file, I have the street number, street name, city, state, and zip ...
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ArcGIS Composite Geocoder Search by Address or Streets Intersection

I'm struggling with the configuration of a composite geocoder. I have a table of address points consisting of House number Street name and a table of street segments consisting of Street name ...
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Return street address or lat/lon coordinates from assessor's parcel number?

In the U.S., in any arbitrary state and county (subject to availability — see diagram and description), I want to: start with: state county APN (Assessor's Parcel Number) and return: a physical ...
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API to reverse geocode latitude, longitude to census tract?

I have a bunch of latitude,longitude coordinates (mostly city/town centroids) in the United States for which I'd like to find the containing census tract. For instance, input => nn.nnn, -nn.nnn ...
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What would cause lat/longs from Google Maps to be displayed offset in CartoDB?

any ideas what's going on here? The lat/longs in this map have been manually picked up from Google Maps and loaded into the data table. I understand that CartDB and Google Maps both use WGS84 so ...
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Is a way to find lost geocode result file?

I geocoded a list of postal codes into the World Geocode Service and all of them matched properly, with the output file being put as the .gdb. The geocode result was then renamed and I saved it as a ...
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Address locator not using modified .cls file

I have made a customization to the US Streets locator style for our application. We've changed "SR" to map to "STATE ROAD" instead of "HC" in the us_addr.cls file in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS ...
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Can't filter in ArcGIS Online?

I have two layers in AGOL: a county boundary layer for Nevada I got from census.gov and geocoded points (which I dragged and dropped a CSV with addresses into AGOL). Going to each layer's options, ...
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CartoDB - Connecting geoms from 2 layers with line

I am trying to create a map that shows the illegal trade of Red Sandalwood. I want to join (with a line) the point of seizure and the destination. Will the point of 'seizure' and 'destination' need ...
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Mapbox Geocoding Custom UI

I am building an interactive mapping web app and needed to bounce some ideas off of you all. I need some guidance on how I would go about bypassing Mapbox's addGeocoderControl and use a search box on ...
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What is the average google maps geocoder response time? [closed]

What is the average Geocoder response time (i.e. from the time you make the request till the time you get the response back)?
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Understanding failures in the PostGIS TIGER geocoder

I have encountered an address that appears to be giving the PostGIS TIGER geocoder a hard time. I've loaded the geocoder with the 2015 data, which includes the following in the ma_edges table: gis=# ...
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Interpretation of PostGIS geocode function ratings

Edit: I am using Postgres 9.2 and recently installed PostGIS along with the Tiger Geocoder from the extras folder and downloaded all the latest Tiger data. I have been testing the Tiger Geocoder ...
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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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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 ...
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Overpass output city name instead of coordinates?

I did a query to look for certain things. However it only outputs the lat and long coordinates, there is no city data available. I'd like to have the city it belongs to / closest city though. I know ...
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Using Geocoding and creating the right locator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of addresses that I am wanting to geocode. I have available a parcel/points layer consisting of addresses in the region which includes the fields - street address number, road name and ...