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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to assign the same point to duplicate records in ArcMap geocoder?

What I am trying to accomplish is to geocode a long list of addresses by assigning the point manually. The problem is that there are many duplicates which can not be removed. Therefore, I need to ...
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Geocoding addreses using PostGIS?

I have a requirement where I am supposed to be able to take a reference address and provide the 3 closet addresses to the reference address from a list of addressses. So far I have Installed ...
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Python Error; 'Charmap codec can't encode character '\ufeff' in position 0'

Please help with this error when trying to use MMQGIS plugin.
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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 Human Development Index (HDI) data

I am using QGIS for a class and I am trying to make a world map based on Human Development Index (HDI) data I got from the UN website. However, the data is in CSV and without latitude and longitude. ...
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limit photon geocoding results to a specific place

I would like to geolocate addresses from a particular city. I have just recently used photon R package as a geolocation solution with certain degree of success. Unfortunately, some results are ...
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ArcMap 10.5.1 address locator properties via arcpy

I am making address locators in arcpy but need to set 2 properties values after the locator is created. see the image below.. the property values for "match without house number" and "match with no ...
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Seeking tool to geocode USA addresses?

I have a 6000 USA addresses in form: Address, City, State and ZIP . I want to geocode these addresses. I have tried to use QGIS MMQGIS plugin with geocode tool using Google services, but I have got ...
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Finding River Lots in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba using QGIS?

I have to border farmlands in Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba). Usually they give input in the form of DLS like SE-9-56-22-W4.So I use https://locator.scadalink.com/dls2latlng.html to find ...
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Standardize Address tool

I'm trying to use the ArcMap Standardize Address tool (http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/tools/geocoding-toolbox/standardize-addresses.htm). I'd like it to change "West" to "W" in the PreDir ...
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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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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 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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Object: Error in executing tool in arcpy address locator script

I have a python script I made into a tool that creates multiple address locators. I also have two separate machines that I access through citrix. Each machine has it's own instance of ArcMap installed....
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Geocoding fails in script with Acces violation error

I'm trying to run geocoding in a python script with arcpy. However, I'm always getting an application error: I've run the script in PyScripter, ArcMap Python window and Idle, and on several different ...
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Republic of Ireland zip codes

Is anyone aware of an open source exhaustive list of geocoded (WGS84 lat long) zip codes for the Republic of Ireland.
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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Geocoding addresses based on own reference data

I have a historical addresses dataset in form: |Name |Description | Where "Name" is a single field with house number, street name, city and country. I have digitised two georeferenced ...
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using photon in leaflet outside the map

I'm using the leaflet plugin photon to request adresses like here : https://adresse.data.gouv.fr/map/ It works fine and the geocoder was added to my map. Now I would like to put the geocoder outside ...
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What would cause lat/longs from Google Maps to be displayed offset in CartoDB?

any ideas what's going on here? The lat/longs in this map have been manually picked up from Google Maps and loaded into the data table. I understand that CartDB and Google Maps both use WGS84 so ...
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Adding Points to existing attributes [duplicate]

I have a table of 150 records which I was able to geocode except for 21 points. I'm able to manually geocode the rest of these 21 points. Every time I add the point, it creates a new row (which I know ...
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Extract features from satellite images and store the features as a shapefile?

I am trying to identify boundaries, blocks etc from Satellite images which are stored as GeoTIFF files. I want to extract fields, buildings etc. by feature recognition and store that as GeoJSON/...
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Address Locator Only Fails with Suggestions Enabled

I am currently trying to create a General Single Field Address Locator in ArcMap 10.3.1. I can create the locator fine without the suggestion option enabled, but with it’s on it gives me the Error ...
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Geocoding with contact information

I'm looking for some free geocoding service with possibility to retrieve contact information to specific place like phone number, email etc. Currently I'm using MapQuest: http://www.mapquestapi.com/...
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Converting address to coordinates using OpenLayers 3? [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert address to coordinate using OpenLayers 3? I can to it a bad way by taking address and search it in the planet_osm_points table and get osm_id and after that search the ...
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Uploading Geocode Service Definition Continues To Fail

I am not sure why this is happening, I am able to stage a Geocode Service, but when I try to upload it to the server it continues to fail. I am able to upload regular MXD Mapping Services. Below is ...
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Mapbox Geocoding and Markers

I recently added Mapbox's Geocoder Control and it works wonderfully. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how I could have a marker appear at the location of the address that was searched for? ...
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Is there a way to include an autocomplete search bar that does not point back to your data in CartoDB?

I would like to include an autocomplete search bar that uses google maps api or bing maps geocoder, etc. Is there an easy way to integrate this with cartodb's search box? // add search bar to map ...
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Address locator returns no objects found

Trying to build an address locator for the following feature case But unfortunately when I use find locations it finds no object What might be the issue here ?
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Add locations individually in map view to existing table rows?

I have a table in which many records have long/lat info, but many others do not. In other words the locations for those records are currently unknown. Therefore there are many records that are ...
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Manually add lat and lon to ArcGIS Interactive Rematch

I have a spreadsheet full of addresses to geocode in ArcMap 10. I've added the spreadsheet to the map, then started to geocode them via the context menu's "Geocode addresses" item. Many were matched ...
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how to build a reverse geocoding service [duplicate]

We want to build a web service like google reverse geocoding. Of course, we will only provide the service for only a specified region. Then we want to know things we need to implement it. By now, ...
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cannot submit address to Google geocoder on iPad: ArcGIS JS webmap app

I am working on a web map app for desktop and iPads. The app uses a Google geocoder to locate addresses or intersections, added with the standard code in 'init': geocoder = new google.maps.Geocoder()...
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Imported GPS data does not overlap with map

I´m working on QGIS and I geocoded 2 addresses of a city in Germany and tried to input the text-file as a layer. It worked, but the 2 points must be in the map of the city and if I zoom to the layer-...
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Looking for geocoding data for New York State

I have tried the following local data sets: TIGER 2010 TIGER 2006 www.datasciencetoolkit.org http://www.gisgraphy.com They are all very inaccurate for data in New York State. I need the data to work ...
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how to use “components” argument in geopy GoogleV3 geocoder?

I would like to use GeoPy to geocode a number of locations; I would like to use the GoogleV3 geocoder as it is supposed to allow me to restrict the results so that, for instance, I can specify that I ...
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Free unlimited geocoding for Italy?

I’m trying really hard to find a free geocoding solution that does not apply a throttle on the amount of requests - throttling the speed to 1 per second is still okay, but on the number not. Does ...
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Some city names not geocoding in CartoDB

I'm trying to geocode by city and country name in CartoDB, and several city names are coming up either false or null. I know that this has previously been an issue with the cities not being included ...
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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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Wizard Disabled

My wizard, infowindow, legends, etc are disabled on a basic 1 layer map I just created. There is a separate column for latitude & longitude in the dataset. Not sure what I'm doing wrong?
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Georeference at CartoDB?

If I georeference New York (I do not have a country column) it only finds New York in the UK. This happens to a lot of other cities. What can I do to change that (except adding a country column)? ...
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Geocode several addresses in QGIS

I am using QGIS and I have an Excel file that has fields with direction and it fails to geocode these addresses. Examples: address apartment township 1 calle 2 avenida ...
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Legacy Geocoder Retiring - Alternatives to ESRI World Geocoder [duplicate]

Knowing that ESRI is retiring their legacy geocoding systems, what good alternatives for batch geocoding do you know of?