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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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How can I get latitude and longitude from FIPS codes?

I have full FIPS codes down to the block, looking for a way to convert the FIPS codes into centroid latitude/longitude for each block. Basically this but backwards (and I'd like blocks, not just ...
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Finding out if coordinate is within shapefile (.shp) using pyshp?

I'm trying to map coordinate data to a municipality. Reverse geocoders aren't as accurate as I need them to be (I was using geocoder pkg before), so I found a .shp that maps and names all the ...
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Create Address Locator with HERE/Navstreets Data

I just create Address Locator : Dual Range by using Streets feature class from HERE data. But, in this HERE data, Streets Feature Class not have field for City and State. If you notice, Left City or ...
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PostGIS Geocode function taking a lot of time some address, but not others

I setup a PostGIS/Tiger database and have been going through trying to optimize my queries. At this point I have am having issues with geocoding certain addresses, and I just can't seem figure it out. ...
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Working around US Census site blocking of IP addresses?

I'm downloading TIGER data from the census site for the TIGER geocoder, but the computers IP has been blocked. I'm trying the following now: Generate the loader script on the target machine. Copy ...
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Pushing Geocoded Point to End of Parcel using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to geocode for trees based on addresses. Basically I need the points to show up at the end of the parcel as opposed to the center (trees don't grow in the middle of houses). I have tried ...
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Configure Postgres for geocoding on amazon EC2 [closed]

I have an Amazon r3.large instance I'll use for geocoding. I'm using the TIGER geocoder with and have downloaded two states already. Texas and California, but I'm getting poor results on this. For CA, ...
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Error while downloading census tiger data: 304 Not Modified

I'm running nation_script_load.sh but I'm getting several errors and the data isn't been downloaded: First one is: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 304 Not Modified Second one: rm: cannot ...
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Geocoding addresses with list of coordinates

I have a list of addresses in Bavaria I want to geocode (about 20.000 addresses) and use the coordinates afterwards in QGIS for analyzing. As I don´t want to do it with google API or similar (because ...
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Geocoding in ModelBuilder?

I created a model which geocodes addresses using an excel file. I wanted to know if there is a way I can give a different excel file every time to the model. I do not want to manually add a new excel ...
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Meaning of dash in house address number in USA?

I have a set of addresses with a dash between the numbers: 800 - 1100 HORD ST 75202 2400 - 2500 KITTRELL ST 75201 I thought this refers to houses from 800 to 1100 and from 2400 to 2500 on those ...
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Cannot create proper URL for Geocoding API

Using Pentaho to send addresses to Mapquest for long/lat info. This is the URL I am sending: www.mapquestapi.com/geocoding/v1/address?key=MYKEY&inFormat=json&json={location: lookup_address}...
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What is the better way to improve performance of a geocoder, faster disk or more RAM

I'm using free tiger geocoder for getting coordinates, but the performance is really slow for the bigger states. E.G. A query for a small state can take 300ms while a query for a big state can take ...
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Google Maps vs. County Auditor

I am manually geocoding some address data and am curious if Google maps is more up-to-date than the local county auditor websites? i.e. Butler County, Ohio thoughts?
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Wrong results from TIGER geocoder for WA

For WA I'm getting wrong results from my local setup. For the this address: "1150 Varnum St NE, Washington, DC 20017" SELECT g.rating, ST_X(geomout) As lon, ST_Y(geomout) As lat, (addy).* FROM ...
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Return GeoJSON from a Census Tract

I am working on a new project where I need to highlight census tracts by boundaries. Google Maps can do this as long as I give it GeoJSON (data layers). I did some research and it seemed like Tiger ...
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Can USA streets have both, name and number?

I'm working normalizing list addresses using Tiger Geocoder normalizer and a python library, usaddress E.G. For these two I have: 5121 33RD ST N House_no = 5121 street_no = 33 1656 HABERSHAL DR ...
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ArcGIS geocoding suggestion service, max suggestion number

How do I set the maximum number of suggestions returned by ArcGIS suggestion service to more than the default 5? In the docs (docs) they say, "maximum number allowed by the service". So I ...
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Is possible to create a set up of the tiger geocoder in different hardrives?

I have a local setup of the geocoder, after some test, I realized that the time for the states is different. Some states have more data and the geocoding takes much more for these. E.G. for MA the ...
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Geometry Errors with Imported Shapefile, Unable to Fix

Software Used QGIS 2.18.10 MS Excel 2016 GitHub Repository With Files (link) Update 3 Blank file when reprojecting 1. Open the layer 2. Double-click Reproject Layer 3. Select Reprojection ...
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Low accuracy for TIGER geocoder

I have the setup of the tiger geocoder for 15 states, the geocoding time for each address for each record takes between 30-100ms for most of the cases. The problem I'm having is that for a group of ...
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Address Listed on Open Data but cannot geo-locate

I am researching graffiti incidents in New York City. One of the addresses entered is Frederick Avenue And West 179Th Street,Bronx,New York Cannot geocode, i.e. find the latitude and longitude of ...
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Missing files in Loader_Generate_Nation_Script for TIGER geocoder

I'm while running CREATE SCHEMA Archive: tl_2015_us_state.zip extracting: /tmp/gis/gisdata/temp/tl_2015_us_state.cpg inflating: /tmp/gis/gisdata/temp/tl_2015_us_state.dbf inflating: /tmp/...
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Tiger geocoder ask for password for each step while downloading the data

I'm downloading the data for geocoder with the respective scripts: nation_script_load.sh ma_load.sh The problem I'm having here is that for each of the files I asked to type the password, ...
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Address formatting for TIGER geocoder

I'm making some test for the geocoder comparing it with google and I have noticed that the results depend a lot on the address format. E.G. These give addresses: 358 SEVENTH AVENUE MANHATTAN 10001 ...
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Inconsistent performance using the tiger geocoder.

I'm testing the geocoder results for one state, and I'm getting different results for directions that seem to be well formatted. E.G. Geocoding these addresses is taking around 100ms each: 280 ...
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Would a few thousand unmatched/tied NYC addresses be a source data issue?

Background: Am geocoding thousands of addresses, a process I am quite a novice too, using the NY State address composite locator. Using ArcMap 10.3. 14% remain tied and 12% unmatched. I'm inclined to ...
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Does the TIGER geocoder intersect the polygons to match an address?

This post has a very good overwiew of how open source geocoders works. 1) Address normalization 2) String matching. 3) Interpolation. It shows a simple case of how interpolation in made, taking as ...
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Normalizing addresses using PostgreSQL and PostGIS?

I am trying to geocode addresses in Hawaii using the PostGres/PostGIS with the 13.1. Tiger Geocoder. In Hawaii, many street addresses take the following format: ##-####. This is problematic with the ...
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Nation_script_load.sh asks for the DB password for each step

I'm loading TIGER geocoder data with the nation_script_load, during the process, I have to type the password several times. The same password that I set earlier along with the paths. export ...
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Select the correct paths for The TIGER geocoder (linux)

I'm following this tutorial to setup the geocoder. I'm stuck on the step 2.8.1.4 "edit the paths in the declare_sect column to those that fit Debbie's pg, unzip,shp2pgsql, psql, etc path locations."...
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Tiger geocoder is not finding results from manually loaded tables

I'm trying to test the TIGER geocoder with the address provided in the documentation. This is the sample address I'm testing:75 State Street, Boston MA 02109 SELECT g.rating, ST_X(g.geomout) As lon, ...
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leaflet control geocoder positioning as texfield and icon

i am using leaflet control geocoder, i cannot figure out two things, the first is i want to position it in a div, not on the map, is there a way i can do that? if yes then how? i have only come ...
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Getting Latitude and Longitude from name of intersection point? [closed]

For example, my intersection is Cross Avenue @ Sacramento Street, in the City of Tulare, CA. I need a tool that gives me a GPS location for like 1500 intersections.
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Projecting from ArcGIS online to Desktop

I asked an earlier question about Geocoding (I initially called it Georeferencing, but have since learned the difference) addresses from the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) crime ...
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Where are contained the coordinates in the TIGER data

I have downloaded a shapefile from: https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-line.html Specifically tl_2016_11001_edges for the District of Carolina, which has the following columns: [u'...
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Creating address locator for data with no ZIP codes?

I am trying to create an address locator using Tiger/line data (dual address locator). While initially successful, I can only geocode addresses that have ZIP codes in the dataset. Most of the data I ...
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How to ensure that a composite locator respects the settings of the component locators?

This question is asked and answered for the benefit of anyone else who may struggle with this specific scenario. Background: Two existing locators, each configured to write a Reference ID for ...
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Geocoding CSV using two fields

First off: While I have a background in GIS, I only did geocoding once, over two years ago, and the tutorials you find online seem highly specific to their own examples. I'm sorry if what I lay out ...
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How to plot a lot of LineString at once efficiently in Mapbox

I have a LineString geoJSON dataset (about 50000 line strings) which I need to plot in mapbox using leaflet. Currently it takes a lot of time to render the map. Since I need to update the map every 30 ...
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Add custom data into Nominatim geocoding search?

I have installed Nominatim on my local server to receive addresses from long/lat. I would like to add custom data to the search itself. I would like to store locations of the rooms of our buildings. ...
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Google Geocoding API bug

am calling a google geocoding api via java, and getting wrong answer ! for example if i run the query below from browser i get the location but if i run it using a rest client i get zero result !!! ...
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Using both POI and Routes layers for ArcGIS Address Locator?

I want to create an address locator in ArcGIS. I have a POI Layer and Routes Layer. The Address locator should be use both Street names and POI distance. For example "X" Ave near the "Y" Gas station.I ...
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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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Why does Geocoding rearrange my points?

I am geocoding some addresses and it works just fine. However, all the points are rearranged afterwords. How can I stop it from rearranging the points? Is this a locator issue? Geoprocessor GP = new ...
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How can I build a custom address locator?

How can I geocode internal locations of, for example, an airport terminal via a custom address locator? All I have is the footprint of the building itself. I started by drawing out the footprints ...
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Address cleansing software compatible with ArcGIS

I am looking for an address cleansing program i.e, a program that takes an address and cleans up misspellings, corrects city or zip as well as correcting wrong prefixes and/or suffixes. Ideally, said ...
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military grid refrence system geocode reverse

I have lat/long and I get geocode like 34TCK9320739642 from mgrs geocode reverse in arcmap how can convert that to address (country.city.state)
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Removing unmatched points from geocoded FeatureClass using ArcObjects?

I have geocoded some locations but I need to remove the unmatched locations that are in the resulting FeatureClass. How can I do this programmatically with C#? I am able to get the unmatched features ...
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Geocoding single address with Leaflet?

I'm trying to find a plug-in on leaflet in which the user will enter the address and the html (aka the plug-in) will geocode the location and will return a latitude and longitude. So I have try the ...