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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Geocoding 'in_memory' using ArcPy

I need to run a geocode, then do some calculations on the results, and then run the geocode again. Since the first geocode result is intermediate data, I tried to use the in_memory directory to speed ...
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Offline OSS search / geocoding for iOs and Android on OpenStreetMap

I'm looking for a solution to make offline geocoding on iOS and Android devices which works on OSM data. Is there any OSS library for doing it? There are quite a few enterprise solutions and the ...
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MMQGIS SSL Certificate Verify Failed

I am new to coding with QGIS. However, when trying to geocode with MMQGIS I am confronted with: Failure connecting to API: urlopen error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify ...
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Facilities all showing as Unlocated in ArcGIS Network Analyst

I have a list of facilities that I have imported based off their addresses. I matched all the points in the Esri geocoder based off USA street address locators. These points are all accurate, and ...
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MMQGIS error during geocoding

I have a problem while using MMQGIS / Geocode CSV with Web Service. I've already did geocode research but now an error pops out everytime. I'm a newbie and I don't know how to use Python at the moment....
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How to geocode to zip code centroid?

I created centroids for zip codes and now want to geocode a table of addresses to the zip code centroid. I created an address locator and chose zip code as type. However I am unable to geocode to the ...
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Geocoding with noisy addresses

I have addresses that are somewhat noisy since they have been entered by humans. What this basically means is that in most cases the addresses make perfect sense, but in other cases it can something ...
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Handling clicking on Hyperlink which is inside an InfoWindowTemplate which is filled using Mustache Template

A little bit tricky question. I have a CartoDb Map, with lots of features with data filled using Mustache Template. Features data contains HyperLinks. Clicking on Hyperlinks opens a new tab and this ...
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Inconsistencies in US Census Bureau's free geocoding tool

I am using the US Census Bureau's free geocoding tool, which uses TIGER data. I have found some inconsistencies in the tool and am curious what the cause is. For example, the tool can geocode some ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...