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 obtain road classification type at a point via nominatim?

This is my first time posting here so please forgive me if i ask a trivial question. Is there a way of obtaining the type of road an object is settled in from a request via nominatim? (i have the ...
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Quickly plot 600+ Post Codes in ArcView 9.3

I have 613 post codes covering the UK, stored as an Excel file. I need to plot them - preferably all at once - in ArcMap (ArcView, 9.3). The post codes are 5 figures (e.g. BT19 6). Is there a quick ...
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Open street map accuracy problem

I want to locate shops with open street map. For that I send a query to nominatim, a webservice which geocodes coordinates from addresses. I draw a marker at the returned coordinates, and it´s ...
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How to reverse geocode without Google?

I have a basic tracking system i've written with OpenLayers using google and openstreetmap and I want to use geocoding to get street names etc However, I'm a bit confused. I was hoping there was a ...
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Geocoding with Latitude and Longitude in OpenLayers3

I have Longitude and Latitude, I would like to connect to Geocoding or Nominatim and get the address of these Lat and Lon. I want to do it in OpenLayers 3 using OSM. With help from @ThomasG77, I ...
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Interpretation of PostGIS geocode function ratings

Edit: I am using Postgres 9.2 and recently installed PostGIS along with the Tiger Geocoder from the extras folder and downloaded all the latest Tiger data. I have been testing the Tiger Geocoder ...
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GIS confidentiality, how to convert address to block level

I have a list of addresses in a spreadsheet to use with ArcGIS and geocode using the provided ESRI street level geolocator. But I intend to make point information viewable for the public, thus I want ...
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Issue with address locator in ArcGIS 10.1

I am attempting to geocode a table of addresses for a client. I researched into how to create your own address locator and have two separate reference sources: one that has exact address information ...
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Geocoding Levels - zip code versus block face

I'm looking at some massive data, most of which has been geocoded to the block face (front of the building) level, while some of which has been geocoded to the zip code level (less accurate), giving ...
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MS Access and geocoding in ArcGIS

We are a small non-profit. We use a fairly complex MS Access application to track everything. We would very much like to geocode addresses in our application and display the results on a map. In ...
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Setting up service compatible with GeoPy?

GeoPy is a great tool, but the providers lack data for growing parts of the City that students are moving into, and we can't geocode them accurately because these providers can't update their data as ...
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Geocoding Multiple Addresses using ArcGis JS API

I am new to using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I am currently trying to develop an application but I am having troubles with it. The application I am developing uses a .csv file with a bunch of ...
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Differences between OSM data and MapQuest OSM data?

I currently have an OSM "stack" server (Postgres/PostGIS, Mapnik, OpensLayers) working in a development environment, with almost all the South America countries loaded on the database. Since the ...
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ArcGIS10 Geocode Parser Pretype Problems

If I leave any important information out, let me know and I will append what I can. I am running into this problem when using the geocoder to locate various addresses in Quebec with ArcMap 10 SP1. ...
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Seeking geocoding with advanced language support?

I'm building an address disambiguation page and I'm interested in having geocoding results returned in the local language of the country the result's in. For example, if I make a reverse geocoding ...
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How to return multiple results from the Google Maps geocoding API?

The Google Maps API Geocoding Developers Guide page shows an example of how to geocode an address. How can I return multiple address suggestions, so that I can pick the correct response? For example,...
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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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Defining city name by using KMZ files

We have KMZ files of different satellite images. We want to check which cities these satellite images belong to. Is there a way to do it automaticly? Like a tool in ArcGIS or QGIS or whatever?
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Using Czech republic (European) Postcodes in CartodDB?

I have dataset with columns country (contains only one country "Czech republic") and postcode (contains postcodes in NNNNN format) and other two cols (date and total). However when I try to use ...
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Determine if point lies within shape?

What would the best method be for determining whether an address (geocoded to a lat/long point) lies within a given shape in a GIS shapefile. Best case scenario, we are given a boolean result, that we ...
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Placename matching algorithms and services for geocoding

Are there any placename-specific matching algorithms, routines or services available? By placename specific I mean not just a simple string-difference match, or soundex/metaphone, but something that ...
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Geocoding an 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 in PyQGIS ...
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How to add a parameter to the ArcGIS WebAppBuilder Search widget?

ArcGIS WebAppBuilder (developer edition) comes with a built-in Search widget which uses the default ArcGIS world geocoder. I want to restrict the type of suggestions which are returned. The Search ...
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MMQGis plugin error

I am using QGIS 2.8.2 and I'm trying to geocode some addresses, but when I run it, I get this error: An error has occurred while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/...
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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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What is the best way to parse ESRI geocoding results?

My project uses one of ESRI's ArcGIS online geocoding services to provide address searching capability. Specifically I use this locator (only through the premium subscription model): http://tasks....
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Are there any geocoding plugins for QGIS that interpolate along linear features instead of querying web services?

I am curious if there are any tools for QGIS to facilitate geocoding tabular data using a local linear features layer (ie, a street map with street name and address ranges - similar to geocoding in ...
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How do you geocode addresses in R? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how to geocode addresses in R Studio ? Is there a link to Google Developers API ?
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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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Is there any geocoding for better international support? [closed]

I need international support database with Chinese and English, do you know any data provide both? (So far, I found only Google Map and MaxMind is okay; Open Street Map just poorly supported data; ...
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Geocoding with OpenLayers? [closed]

How can I achieve Geocoding with the JavaScript OpenLayers API, in the same fashion as the Google Maps API?
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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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Georeferencing 1990 U.S. county names / FIPS for CartoDB?

I have a data table with columns of county and state names as well as FIPS codes for 1990 U.S. counties. I cannot easily merge shape data into the data (e.g. the Census ones), but CartoDB does not ...
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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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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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What are the most detailed and reliable address databases for the United States?

Here in Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, along with individually surveyed building locations. Like all ...
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Convert a UK postal code to a city name?

Is there any service to convert a UK postal code to a city name? Does one postal code always map to one city, or to more than one? Is there a free web service to do this conversion for me?
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Autocomplete against geocode.arcgis.com?

I have built a tool that allows my users to perform geocode requests against the World Geocoding Service provided from Esri. I would like to extend my tool to have an autocomplete feature, similar to ...
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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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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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How to geocode a single address in Python Script/ ModelBuilder?

How to geocode a single address (not table of addresses) in ModelBuilder and/or python Script? I want to enter the address and then geocode it. I am using arcgis 10.2.2
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How does Google Map API authenticate users?

They put a limit on the amount of map views, geocodes etc that can be done each day but in the documentation I can't find anywhere where they actually list how it is authenticated. My guess is it has ...
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Geocodes fails when published to ArcGIS Server

I have a composite address locator that was built using our streets line file and our address points that works great in ArcMap 10.1 sp1. But when published to ArcGIS Server (10.1 sp1) no results are ...
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How to create bilingual composite address locator in ArcGIS 10?

I'm fairly new to geocoding in ArcGIS and stumbled upon first problem. I'm working with GeoPost data from Swiss Post. As long as I'm using their default locator everything works flawlessly. I also ...
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Very Inaccurate Geocodes in Canada (Quebec)

Edit: Found this page detailing the standard geocoding abbreviation types which may be of use when trying to match foreign street types. It appears that we'll have to create a much more robust version....
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Use ArcGIS for Server geocoding service results with PyQGIS

An ArcGIS for Server geocoding service can be used via http get (singleline geocoding for 'Jugendamt' [youth office]) http://secure.erlangen.de/arcgiser/rest/services/Comp_fromModel/GeocodeServer/...
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Georeferencing US County names in CartoDB

I have a massive file with county-level data from the 19th century. I'd like to georeference it, but I'm not sure what I need to do, as CartoDB isn't recognizing the county names through the 'Admin. ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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Which tool/reference for address geocoding?

I have to geocode several corporate sites (a big excel file), close to Paris (France). I would like to geocode this file based on the addresses. Could you tell me the best tool for this task (...
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Deleting the “cached” field names for a large CSV file

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 I have a large CSV file (36MB with about 600,000 records) that contains single addresses that I want to geocode. The file is called "SingleAddresses.csv" The file ...