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You could try using the Google Maps geocoding API (https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/geocoding/intro). It works well, but there's a limit to 2,500 geocodes per user per day. Here's a function to help geocode using Google. If you go over the daily query limit, or over the per second limit of 10 per second you'll get an error message instead ...
You may not need to geocode for this. You could try using the Spatial Join tool (join the parcels to the proposed highway), or even the Select by Location too. Open the attribute table when the parcels are highlighted, under Table Options in the top left click Export and you can export the table. You can export as a File and Personal Geodatabase table, a ...
To geocode an address, you need to have a geocoding locator. Your options are: buying Esri StreetMap Premium geocoding locators from Esri (ready to use in ArcGIS); buying TomTom MultiNet / HERE PointAddressing and building your own geocoding locator (will need to learn quite a lot before being to build); getting ArcGIS Online organization subscription ...
Finally, MMQGIS plug-in helps me solve the issue. I can now extract polygons, and by using the algorithm from this site, I can make labels for my dataset.
I'm almost certain that multipoint geometry is not supported in geocoding, as that defeats the purpose of geocoding. From the ArcGIS help: General—Gazetteer The General—Gazetteer address locator style lets you create locators for data that contains the gazetteer names. A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory for place-names. You ...
Creating a raster is easy with the GDAL API. See the GDAL tutorial here: http://www.gdal.org/gdal_tutorial.html A global 20m x 20m grid would be a fairly... large dataset, so you might find it difficult to work with.
AWS has a number of geocoding servers available now. Get your own server and dump your data there. https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/search/results/ref=dtl_navgno_search_box?page=1&searchTerms=geocode https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B013CW6HOA https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B0112MQ63Y
You can save your data as a text file (one record per line) then batch geocode it using this service: http://geocode.xyz/batch (works for most european countries) or, you can write your own code to access the REST/JSON API: http://geocode.xyz/api (it is free for unlimited lookups)
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