The process of converting coordinates (latitude, longitude) into human readable names of locations, such as an address (perhaps partial) or other brief descriptive text.

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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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Reverse Geocoding Libraries

I'm new to GIS and mapping services. Can anyone tell me what my options are for reverse-geocoding libraries, other than nominatim? I'm most likely going to be working with OpenStreetMap data. So I'...
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Looking for ZIP+4 boundaries

I know where to find 5-digit ZIP code boundaries. Do 9-digit ZIP code boundaries exist? If so, where might I find them?
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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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Comparison of geocoding solutions (such as Gisgraphy & PostGIS 2.0) [closed]

As I am sure many of you are aware, PostGIS has finally released Version 2.0 and included within this version they have also built a geocoder (see: http://postgis.net/docs/Extras.html). Although I ...
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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 reverse geocode with ArcMap?

What steps to I have to take in ArcMap (ArcEditor) to input a lat / long and return nearest address? I found the Reverse Geocode tool but I can't figure out what to put in the "Input Features" and "...
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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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Reverse Geocode for Android

I am new to arcgis for android. I practice using Geocode and reverse geocode. I use sample Place Search from Esri, but i also want to add Reverse Geocode in it so that after a user put in the address ...