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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Speeding up Google Geocoding API Slow performance

I am using Google geocoding API service with their Java client, and my dev Key, The problem is when I run up to 40 requests it does slow to 600ms. I am using it in a webservice that is supposed to ...
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ArcGIS Pro geocoding problem - unexplained error

I have the following addresses (csv format) to be geocoded for approximately 600 addresses. Brand Address Suburb Postcode Combined Address xyv 123 abc 6000 123 abc 6000 I tried to geocode them from ...
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Getting longitude/latitude coordinates from Addresses

I got a CSV file with more than 15.000 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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Geocode US ZIP codes in QGIS

I have a list of zip codes (nearly thousands) which I want to show in qgis. After researching I found that I need to geocode them first into Lat/Long then I can use them to create a layer for qgis. I ...
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Is it possible to export, save, or find the Esri locator files for a geocoding service running on ArcGIS Server?

I have a geocoding service running fine on an ArcGIS Server 10.4.1 machine, it was created years ago and its origins are unknown to me. I do have admin rights on the server. I need to recreate this ...
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Torque.js is not working: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor

I've been trying to create a carto map with a torque layer as indicated in the Torque.js documentation, but I keep getting the same error: Uncaught TypeError: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor <...
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How does IP geocoding work?

I'm trying to understand how using each part of an IP address influences the accuracy of geocoding. For example, if 15.201.xxx.xxx is used instead of 15.201.123.xxx what is the approximate ...
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Local geolocation to FIPS county using Latitude and Longitude

I have millions of lat,long pairs which I want to convert to FIPS county codes that match with the US census data. In the past I used the census block api but that is too slow for the amount of ...
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Transforming polygons into points using R [closed]

I have a largeSpatialPolygonsdataFrame, with the shape of Brazil's states and some data about every state, are 27 states(27 shapes too), and I also have a largeSpatialPointsdataframe with ...
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Geocoding address involving non-ASCII characters in PyQGIS

I have installed the "GeoCoding" Plugin in QGIS and it worked well even though I have used non-ASCII characters to geocode (i.e. Hacettepe Üniversitesi). However, when I tried to do the same ...
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Reverse geocoding in QGIS Graphical Modeller

I would like to add addresses to the attributes of a series of points using the Graphical Modeller. I can use the GeoCoding Plugin to get the address by clicking manually but would like it to be ...
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Address Geocoding Vs Geocoding

Can someone explain me the difference between Geocoding and Address Geocoding? Can Geocoding be for anything else other than postal addresses? If so can anyone please provide me with few examples. I ...
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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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Does GeoServer support geocoding?

I have used GeoServer for rendering my own maps. Can GeoServer be used to serve geocoding / reverse geocoding requests (i.e. you put a street address and it gives you coordinates and vice versa)? I am ...
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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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Write Nominatim-like geocode query using only PostGIS functions?

I'm new to PostGIS and was anticipating being able to write geocode queries using only the functions provided by PostGIS. However, once I loaded my database using osm2pgsql and discovered tables like ...
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Self hosted, highly accurate, address geocoding?

I'm working on an app that requires Rooftop level accuracy coupled with very high volumes. The client would prefer to self-host the solution which might not be a bad idea considering our volume and ...
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Which Map does ArcGIS Online use for geocoding?

I would like to ask which Map provider does ArcGIS use for geocoding? My addresses are unstructured (with Floor #, Block #,...) but the precision is quite high when I manually check the locations in ...
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Google Reverse Geocoding API doesn't work on mobile internet

I was able to get Google Geolocations and Geocoder API to work via desktop and on my phone when its connected to wifi, but when I disconnect from the wifi, geocoder doesn't display the results. just ...
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Inputs for building composite address locator from address locators created in for loop of Python script tool?

I'm building a script tool that creates up to 3 address locators and then uses the output address locators as inputs to the final output composite address locator. The tool executed perfectly prior to ...
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Geocoding by route number and distance

How can one get coordinates from input consisting of country, route number and distance from the beginning of the route? For example: (Austria, A1, 0 km), (Belgium, A12, 20 km) etc. I have looked at ...
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Uniquely defining shortened address for geocoding [closed]

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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How to Geocode a Google SpreadSheet?

I have a spreadsheet in Google Docs with about 20-30 rows, with the following 6 columns: ID Name Address Cell_No Latitude Longitude where the last two columns are empty. What is an easy way, for a ...
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Return geocode information with Carto

I'm using the Carto API for a few functions and I'm looking for a way to return geocoded information similar to how Google does it here. With Google, you make a call with the Address like: https://...
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Why do I get the same error code when Geocoding?

Whenever I use the 'MMQGIS' plug in to 'Geocode' a CSV file containing postcodes to get the longitude and latitude which will enable me to plot the locations as a layer on QGIS, it always come up with ...
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Storing geocoded data for geofencing

I have a system where my users will be uploading datasets that include a number of attributes proprietary to my system but may also include street addresses. At the time of upload, I would like to ...
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Select OSM admin boundary which links with pelias geocoder result

We use pelias geocoder environment in our project. There is a case "selection a polygon, which links with pelias result." For example we choose "Muenich" in search field -> on client we see this: ...
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Can I use the Google Geocoding API to parse and standardize address data?

I need to parse single-field addresses into multiple fields such as address number, street name, street type, etc. Esri has the Standardize Addresses tool in the Geocoding Tools toolbox, but I am ...
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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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Seeking bulk geocoding service for Brazil that allows permanent lat/long data storage

I have to geocode a huge dataset, with about 35 million addresses from Brazil. I was not able to find a good solution, even considering paid geocoders. So, I'd like to know if there is any geocoder ...
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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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Programmatically rematch unmatched addresses using a different composite locator

I have a table of about 1500 addresses that updates and geocodes nightly using task scheduler and a couple of python scripts. The majority of these addresses are in the county for which I work. We ...
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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. How do I handle these? ...
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Torque.js error creating layertorque: Missing closing ] of filter

I've been trying to create a cartodb map with a torque layer as indicated in the Torque.js documentation, but I keep getting the same error: cartodb.js:14 MAP: error creating layertorque Error: :...
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Geocoding with Secondary Address Data

Would anyone have a suggestion on how to generate discrete Lat/Lon taking into account Apartment or Unit #? I know that geocoding is primarily based on street address. However, is there a way to ...
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Geocoding with MMQGIS creates empty attribute table from CSV file

I need to geocode an Excel file of addresses in Greece ("number", "name", "address", "city", "country" are my columns) using MMQGIS with OpenStreetMap....
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How do i get Street name (address) with pelias?

I created a geocoding service using pelias. I add open street map data to Pelias and use it for addressing. When i search an address, the Pelias send me just point(poi) or Polygon features name but i ...
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Advice on geocoding IP addresses

What is the best way of geocoding IP addresses? I have ~ 10,000 - 30,000 addresses to geocode once. The IP addresses are from all over the world and I only want the Long/Lat. Accuracy to the city ...
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API to get water body names by coordinates [closed]

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does not have name. I have tried to use Google Geocoding to extract them but it seems that it is more suitable for addresses. Is there any ...
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Mapping points from Excel sheet with listed addresses using ArcGIS Pro

After I add the Excel sheet into ArcGIS Pro, how do I go about placing each address onto the map? I may want to start off mapping the data just in California. This is from the National Register of ...
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OGR error: file location not a directory [closed]

I have an Excel file that I converted to CSV. Then I used MMQGIS to geocode CSV with web service. Then I use the OpenStreetMap as the type of web service. I make sure the to be converted file is going ...
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Geocoding - get lat/long from 11000 address

What I have: an Excel file with 11 thousand address (street + zip code + city) all address are from Portugal the address are not accurate (some address have the name street in a short way) What I am ...
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Mapbox Geocoding Service with OpenLayers

I have an angular app that uses the Mapbox Geocoding Service in one component to perform typeahead search and allow user to select a location. In another component I would like to display an ...
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Error 502 with OpenStreetMap Geocoding

I'm a fairly new user to QGIS. I've used OpenStreetMap to geocode small data sets (30-ish points) with no problems. Now I'm trying to plot 1100 points. I've loaded up a basemap and a polygon layer, ...
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AGOL Adding Custom Features to Geocoder

Is it possible to create a custom geocoder that uses both the default Esri geocoder with additional fields that are from a hosted feature service. I want to add in bus stop locations and they will ...
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MMQGIS Geocoding gives Failure connecting to API: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request

I used Google with API to geocode my address. Everything is fine until yesterday I keep having the following error message: Failure connecting to API: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request I double-check my CSV ...
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Which rule to follow for defining an intersection as an ordered pair of streets?

Explanation Sometimes, for the sake of simplicity or speed, I need to list a location as a pair of intersecting streets. Let's use Luckie Street Grocery Store in Atlanta, Georgia as the example for ...
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Get state but want country in GeoPy and Nominatim

I use the geopy library in Python to find the location of countries. I use country names as input, like: geolocator = Nominatim(user_agent="anonymous@gmail.com") geolocator.geocode(&...
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Gettting all countries information in world using Google API

The Scenario: My customer wants to let the users insert their location either by choosing the country, city, region, state, etc.. from dropdowns OR the user can choose the location using google API ...
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Google API Geocoding in MS Excel for free

I am seeking a solution enabling me to do address geocoding in Excel using the Google Maps Geocode API. Basically, the task is possible via Google Sheets, like has been discussed at How to Geocode a ...

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