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Pelias gets boundaries from external source (or form OSM but loaded via separate query) and join points with boundaries within ElasticSearch. Try this https://github.com/kiselev-dv/gazetteer/tree/develop/Gazetteer It uses pretty similar scheme (with some additions) as Pelias. Run gazetteer.jar from releases with: bzcat CH.osm.bz | java -jar gazetteer.jar ...


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try wikimapia. you can search by rural route number, city name, postal code etc. If someone has put any of this info on wikimapia, you can get coordinate from there. you can import wikimapia info into google earth by a simple utility tool (ge.kml) which you can download for free from www.wikimapia.org/ge.kml. Open ge.kml in google earth where you can pan ...


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Geocoding is generally unavailable for synced datasets in CartoDB, because each sync would cost geocoding credits which would end up charging the users an exorbitant amount. However, if you have columns called "latitude" AND "longitude", "city" or "IP addresses" your georeferencing will be done automatically upon each sync. Maybe that could be a workaround ...


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It's working now. We had an issue with the Connecticut state: it wasn't recognised properly. It is now, so this issue should no longer be happening to anyone. Remember to remove the cartodb_georef_status column and try again!


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I've been struggling with this too (almost mindlessly following the PostGIS 2.2.0 Manual) and finally realized that declare_sect was just a field in this table multi-line statement of command statements that gets pasted into your script. This is what I had to do to get my username/password accurately set as well as the postgresql version and paths: update ...


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Looks like the USPS has a tool now! I just found out about it today. It also seems to be free. https://www.usps.com/business/web-tools-apis/address-information.htm


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Try this: http://download.geonames.org/export/zip/ It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. They even have zip codes of various other countries around the world.



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