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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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Google's Geocode results are often wrong [closed]

I'm testing out using Google's geocoding service to turn UK addresses into rooftop lat longs, but my experience shows that the results are usually wrong, despite claiming ROOFTOP accuracy. For example ...
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Unmatched Geocode

I geocoded some meters to addresses but only 87% were matched, which is fine since the address on some of the meters were incorrect; however I have tried to zoom into the unmatched meters but they are ...
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Java example of batch geocoding with the US census bureau's geocoding API

I am geocoding a batch of addresses with the US Census Bureau's free geocoding tool. I am following the guide at https://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/Geocoding_Services_API.pdf. I have a ...
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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, ...
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Batch Geocoding

I need to update about 8.3MM voter registration records with rooftop geocoding coordinates. Which components of Nominatim (or other public sources) would I need to do this in batch mode? (besides ...
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MMQGIS Geocoding Certificate Error

I am trying to geocode a couple of addresses, but I keep getting a "failure to connecting to API" error. I received my API key from signing up with Thunderforest, and I also installed certificates ...
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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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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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LocatorTask failed to load mmpk file

I am trying to load an mmpk file using LocatorTask in an ArcGIS Runtime SDK app but it fails after trying to load it for a few minutes. Any ideas why? string path = System.IO.Path.Combine(System.IO....
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Geocoding using Google Services on MMQGIS

I am trying to geo-code a list of addresses using Google web services. I have a Google API key and MMQGIS runs, but geo-codes 0 locations. At first I thought my data was unreadable, but when I run ...
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Geocoding Guam addresses with their latitude/longuitude? [closed]

I am attempting to get lat/longs for a table of 25,000 addresses for Guam. Guam's addressing style doesn't follow the typical address number range. I've exhausted all of my geocoding resources. ESRI, ...
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Mapbox use point result from Geocoding/Search to queryRenderedFeatures on polygon layer that intersects

I've been quite stumped on this and while I have seen it used in other online examples I can't find anything on stack or in the documentation. Right now, I am trying to use the search bar result (a ...
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MMQGIS Geocoder Request Denied Error - Using Google API Key

I need to geocode 12,000 addresses, so I enabled billing and set up credentials to use the Google Geocoding API. When I try to run the MMQGIS geocoder using my new API Key, I immediately get the ...
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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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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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Seeking full list of ISO ALPHA-2 and ISO ALPHA-3 country codes?

I'm searching for a full list of countries with their country codes. Like on this page (need full and valid): http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm
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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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Alternatives to ArcGIS World Geocoder for searching coordinates in AGOL web app

I'm building a web app in ArcGIS Online, and don't really care for the way the ArcGIS World Geocoder (https://geocode.arcgis.com/arcgis/rest/services/World/GeocodeServer) handles coordinates for the ...
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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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Service to Geocode Chinese Addresses?

What geocoding service can handle addresses in China and deliver accurate latitude, longitude, and estimation of accuracy results? I have between 6,000 and 40,000 addresses in total.
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Using HERE API credentials for Batch Geocoding?

I have been trying to create my own geocoder using the HERE API to handle geocoding jobs. I have the HERE api I'D, code, and key. I have reviewed much of their developer information and am still ...
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Get latitude and longitude from just the name of a company, its city and country of location, no physical address

I have been trying to find the latitude and longitude of a list of company-names. For example, the addresses look like this-(1Mobility India Pvt Ltd Pune Maharashtra India), (21st Century Software ...
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Show Leaflet markers that falls inside mapbounds, based on geocode location entered from database

I have a GUI application where data from my database are displayed on a table and also displayed as markers on Leaflet map. I have added the Geocode (L.Control.geocoder()) function into my application,...
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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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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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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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Geocode quality: Nominatim vs. PostGIS Geocoder vs. Geocoder::US 2.0

I occasionally need to geocode >> 500,000 US street addresses (no features or intersections). I'd like to set up a geocoding service locally to handle these bulk geocodes. I've used the Tiger-based ...
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Test data for geocoder

Can you suggest good international test dataset for geocoder testing? Best if it would have unstructured and structured addresses, and coordinates, but even significant number (thousands, millions) of ...
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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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Repointing and rebuilding address locators?

I have a few ArcGIS address locators that originally used data from a file geodatabase. I would like to repoint these locators to the same layers in an enterprise geodatabase instead. Additionally, ...
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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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ESRI Geocoder Service Different Name For Single Line Input

I have two ArcGIS Geocoding Services but they have different Service Descriptions on Single Line Address Field: part For This Service I have SingleLine but for This One it is Single Line Input Can ...
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Geocoding API Comparison

Is there a good updated source for comparing existing Geocoding APIs (i.e. Google, Mapquest) and their features? I'm really interested in their language support as well. For example, Google has ...
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Unloading addresses from database to Nominatim/Pelias geocoder?

I don't works with geocoding before. But I have geocoding task now. We have postgreslq database with addresses data. And we have two ways for geocoding: nominatim and pelias (are placed on different ...
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How to speed 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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UnboundLocalError: local variable 'attributes' referenced before assignment [closed]

When trying to 'Geocode' a CSV file I receive this answer: UnboundLocalError: local variable 'attributes' referenced before assignment Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/user/...
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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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TIGER Geocoder Adding giving wrong zipcodes

I've installed a TIGER Geocoder with the data from 2017 and I've been geocoding a couple addresses. If my address is missing some information or if the geocoder gives me a really good rating, I'm ...
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API that can give the latitude and longitude ranges from the address

Is there any API available that can get the latitude and longitude boundaries from the address. For example if we provide: 12380 Sunnyvale avenue, CA, 90005 Can we get the latitude minimum and ...
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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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Plot large batch of points without coodinates or geocoding

I have a list of 50,000 addresses with no Lat/Lon data. I would like to plot these points over a boundaries shapefile. Most geocoding services limit you to 2,500 - 15,000 geocode without paying. Is ...
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Need geocoding service to replace geocode.com service

I have used the geocode process at geocode.com for many years and now they are no longer doing this service so I'm looking for another service to help me with my geocoding. I wanted to list out what ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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Batch geocode with multiple services?

I've got a batch of addresses to geocode (on the order of 10,000), I've looked at various services for doing the geocoding, and each service seems to be able to locate a portion between 50% and 90% of ...
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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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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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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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Open Source Address Correction / Parser with Fuzzy Matching

Here is a a little bit of a detailed question related to address parsing/geocoding which I feel should be interesting to many users. So, essentially I am curious to know if anyone has had any ...
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Commercial Geocoding API that is as good as Google

We are looking for a free or paid version of a Geocoding API that will allow us to use it for commercial purposes that is as good as google. Google's api starts at $10,000 a year which is too much. We ...
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Determine when an object nears a point

Context: When an Uber vehicle is very close to the destination, there is an alert on the driver app that indicates that the destination has arrived. This determination is quite accurate. Two ...