Questions tagged [geocoding]

Use when converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, by a reference dataset or locator.

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Determine geographic center (in latitude, longitude) of US Census tracts

Does any API exist to return latitude/longitude of US census tracts? Specifically, I'm looking to return the geographical center of each census tract. How would I best go about doing this?
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Creating Address Locator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to use ModelBuilder to create an Address Locator. My steps are: Take an input FC and run a vertices feature to point geoprocess Output this to another feature class Add additional ...
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Having difficulty retrieving city and area names using Geopy (Google V3)

I am using Geopy to call different addresses, to see what cities and neighbourhoods they belong to. from geopy.geocoders import GoogleV3 import json places = '1238 Davie St, Vancouver, BC' ...
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Search control on Leaflet

I would like to have search control for Leaflet, with suggestions to street addresses, like on this image from Google Maps: Some of the plugins I tried (https://labs.easyblog.it/maps/leaflet-search/) ...
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Return County name from address using PostGIS?

I'm using PostGIS to geocode address data like this: SELECT pprint_addy(addy), ST_AsText(geomout) FROM geocode('Chicago, IL'); I've loaded all the TIGER data for each US state from the US census ...
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Geocoding addresses including address cleaning and validation

I am tasked with building a geocoder (and in the long term reverse geocoder) from a local data I own. Since I am new to this and literature is relatively scarce, I would like to know what are some ...
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How to change geocoding service parameters

I have a geocoding service published to AGS Server 10.6 and I want to make the locator fields required when the service is used. How can I update these paramters? Is it done at the MXD level? The ...
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ArcPy Geocode Addresses works in ArcPy window but not in a standalone script

This issue sounds like a repeat of ArcPy function works in ArcMap Python window but not from standalone script? but I am receiving a different outcome so this is why I am posting here. The following ...
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ArcPy geocode address geocoding syntax

Currently I am trying to run a "custom" composite address locator through script and I cannot seem to figure out the proper syntax. I can run the geocoder through the Arc Geocoder Tool (Runs Manually)...
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How to filter Search widget suggestions/results to a single US State?

I have an esri search widget I'm building like so: const searchWidget = new Search({ view: view, id: "search_widget", locationEnabled: true, includeDefaultSources: false, sources: ...
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ArcPy Rematch tied addresses according to a separate column value

I have address data that returns many ties when geocoding using a Locator I created. The Locator uses a table that has grouped addresses based on street number ranges, e.g. |Start_Street_Num | ...
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Geocoding addresses from Excel in QGIS 3

I have a set of addresses in Belgium in Excel and I would want to geocode/transform them in coordinates in order to be able ta visualize them in QGIS 3.4. Does someone know how I could do?
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Geocoding to search only addresses within shape?

I have a couple of names of different cities/villages from a data set created using 100 year old documents. I would like to geocode these villages (i.e. assigning coordinates) but the addresses are ...
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SAR processing - geocoding shapefile which is slant range

Is there any software (like snap, sarscape etc.) can be used to geocode shapefile (slant range) to shapefile (ground range) (like WGS84)? If yes, which data is need for that? By the way, the ...
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TIGER/Line GeoID - Census Tract map to Lat/Long

I'm working in Python with ACS data downloaded from here: https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-data.html I was able to convert the geodatabase format to a pandas dataframe where every row ...
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Understanding ArcMap automatic rematching?

I am geocoding fairly large data using ArcGIS. I had a considerate amount (16%) of locations had tied results after geocoding using a composite address locator using multiple fields. I am curious what ...
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Supplement Mapbox geocoder results with external geocoder API

I am still learning JS so please bear with me. I have built a Mapbox GL JS map and would like to supplement Mapbox geocoding results with those from an external geocoding API as many POIs I need are ...
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Transfer markers from MyMaps to QGIS?

I need to georeference a list of places. Unfortunately, my original file doesn’t contain addresses, it is made up of a list of famous locations, such as the St Mark Basilica, Miramare Castle, ...
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Get exact address of mobile device using geocoder

I have been trying to get exact address of mobile device using geocode. Here is my code function showPosition(position) { debugger; console.log("Latitude: " + position.coords.latitude + "<br>...
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Why does QGIS / MMQGIS / Geocoding always show a connection error to Google Maps although I want to use Nominatim?

I am currently trying to geocode addresses from a CSV file using QGIS (2.18.22) via MMQGIS (2018.1.2) and the Nominatim Geocoder. Unfortunately there is always a strange error. Why does Nominatim ...
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Geocoding spaces issue

I have a dataset that I would like to geocode using an API, but I am anticipating some difficulties. It would be helpful to know: is it even possible to geocode this? if yes, what API(s) would be the ...
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How to batch geocode country names to polygons? [closed]

I have .xlsx dataset file with column "Country Name" and "Country Code" which have text records. I would like to geocode (assign) it to adequate country polygon in batch mode. The expected result ...
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What are some self-hosted alternatives to Graphhopper's Geocoding API? [closed]

I have a self-hosted instance of Graphhopper. However, it doesn't come with autocomplete like the web demo; from doing some searching, it looks like the autocomplete comes from the Geocoding API, ...
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Using overpass turbo to download all windfarms on admin level 6 in germany

I managed to write a query which extracts all windfarms: [out:json][timeout:150]; ( {{geocodeArea:"Lüneburg"}}; {{geocodeArea:"Nienburg/Weser"}}; {{geocodeArea:"Uslar"}}; {{geocodeArea:"Dassel"}}; {{...
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How to fix the geocode error: UnicodeEncodeError ascii codec can't encode character ufeff and xfc

I'm struggling with geocoding on QGIS3 on a Mac 10.14.1. When I try to import a CSV file from Excel via MMQGIS->Geocode->Geocode CSV with Google/Open Street Map, I get the error: My guess is that ...
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How to pass local storage item (address) from one page to another page with a Mapbox map on it?

I have a simple text submit field on one page. The goal is to have users type in a location and hit submit then go to a landing page with a Mapbox map and have it center or zoom to that location. Here'...
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Finding address with coordinates? [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet that contains a column with the name of some businesses and the next column with the geographical coordinates of these businesses. Is there a way to automatically find the ...
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Displaying Geocoded data in QGIS

I have a CSV file with geocoded data that I would like to display in QGIS. How do I open this file? When I go to add CSV layer it asks for X and Y co-ordinates which I do not have as the data is ...
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MMQGIS Geocode is failing in QGIS 3

I am facing troubles geocoding the CSV file in QGIS 3 with MMQGIS (OpenStreetMap). Images below are showing my workflow and the problem that I am encountering. I am getting the following error: ...
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How can I check if two attributes match between a point and the area within which the point is located? in QGIS

I would like to verify a geocoding process. I have used googles API and have geocoded about 35.000 adresses within Austria. By inspecting the locations it is obvious that a few lie outside of Austria (...
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Unresponsive MessageBar in QGIS 3

I created a little plugin to geocode addresses using the HERE API and QGIS 3. Especially in batch mode, I can see that the plugin is iterating over my features in a table and my messageBar progress ...
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Arcpy Geocoding Script Fails (vague messaging)

Using ArcMap 10.6 to load a Python script that will geocode 25,000 addresses. It looks like it fail during the actual gecoding attempt with an error: ERROR 000010: Geocode addresses failed.Failed to ...
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PostGIS geocoding with local street centerline data

I have the PostGIS TIGER geocoder setup and working to geocode addresses in a single city. I am trying to use local street centerline data for geocoding instead of the TIGER data because it is more ...
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How to get Borough names using ArcGIS API for Python through geocoding?

I'm new to ArcGIS API for Python. Is it possible to do do geocoding of an area, specifically New York City and get all the boroughs' names? i.e.: Geocode request for all boroughs in New York city. ...
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PostGIS Tiger Geocoder Not returning, stno, street, styp for geocoding

I recently loaded TIGER 2018 data for California. After fixing all the errors I have loaded all the data into the database. I checked each of the tables and all of them contain data. From this ...
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Getting longitude/latitude coordinates from Addresses?

I got a CSV file with more than 15000 address, and I need to show them on a map of the South-West of France. I've found the MMQGIS plugin on QGIS, but it does so without the right SCR. Do you have ...
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Geocoding large amount of postcodes crashing in MMQGIS

I have 14,000 observations I am geocoding to postcodes around London and surrounding areas. I have 2 files - London postcodes and Britain postcodes. Around 2,000 postcodes fall outside of London so ...
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GeoPandas geocode error when using Nominatim

I am following this lesson about Geocoding. I have entered: # Import necessary modules import pandas as pd # Filepath fp = r"addresses.txt" # Read the data data = pd.read_csv(fp, sep=';') data....
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Creating custom address locator in ArcGIS Desktop?

It was 8 years ago when Esri published a famous "Customizing locators in ArcGis 10" whitepaper. They also gave us more than 50000 lines of magic Xml covering US address styles. I tried to make a ...
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Using Google Maps to geocode for ArcGIS?

I've been trying to use Google Maps for geocoding using the steps described in this tutorial: http://sites.tufts.edu/gis/files/2013/11/Geocoding-addresses-with-Google-Maps1.pdf I'm a little confused ...
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Limit ESRI World Geocoding Service to a particular city using ArcGIS Desktop

I'm trying to limit ArcGIS World Geocoding Service to just the city I work in. I'm using it, in conjunction with another custom geocoder to refine the results of a composite geocoder (which is ...
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Seeking free API that allows to get state and city using name of country and postal code? [closed]

Original question: I create an web application and I need to obtain the information contained in the question on the backend side of my application. What I need the most is the automatic retrieval ...
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Geocode Adresses with QGIS

I want to transform about 750 adresses into geocoded points. I´ve tried the plugins MMQGIS (Geocode) and Geopunt4Qgis but none of the things I´ve tried worked. Maybe its because the adresses are ...
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SSL error message using MMQGIS and Google Geocoding API

I have a large batch of about 9000 addresses that require geocoding. I've read most of the documentation, and have sectioned my data into chunks of 1000 to geocode using QGIS's MMQGIS Plugin. I also ...
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What part of the Census Block is the County?

I have a list of census blocks for California and I am trying to get the county for each row. If I have a census block of 60070004024003, which 2 digits make up the county FIPS?
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Batch Geocoding

I need to update about 8.3MM voter registration records with rooftop geocoding coordinates. Which components of Nominatum (or other public sources) would I need to do this in batch mode? (besides ...
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Google Maps Lat/Lon Data from ggmap::geocode; Displays Web Mercator but returns decimal degrees in EPSG 4326?

I understand Google Maps is projected to Web Mercator to calculate distances in meters, EPSG 3857. Does the Google Maps geocoding API also return EPSG 3857 lat/lon data? Or does it return EPSG 4326 ...
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BNG Locator ArcGIS does not work

I am trying to use the bng locator in ArcGIS Desktop. Unfortunately, I am not very successful. I follow following steps: ArcGIS Desktop - ArcMap Open the Catalog window Expand the GIS Servers Folder ...
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Geocoding sensitive addresses without API

I have a large set of sensitive addresses that I need to Geocode on a server. I cannot send them to an external API due to HIPAA restrictions. Ideally I'd love to use an open source solution, even ...
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When using the Google maps geocoding API, how to handle cases where an address returns nothing?

I have a list of addresses that I want to geocode. While the Gmaps geocoding API does geocode most of them successfully, there are a few addresses for which it returns nothing. What is the best ...