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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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Geocoding using ArcGIS Desktop?

i have an administrative unit feature dataset (polygons) with 3 levels: Admin 1 - Province, Admin 2 - District and Admin 3 - Commune. Now i want to make a geocoding process of an address table which ...
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Did the code example of geocode() in PostGIS tiger geocoder geocode all records then limit later intentionally?

The geocode function in PostGIS tiger geocoder extension have an example of batch geocoding, which seemed to be used by many people. However I'm not sure if the behavior of this example I observed is ...
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Looking for London postcode to area mapping data

I am looking for London postcode to area mapping data. I have reviewed several databases and API's and most resolve a postcode to at best a district and a ward, which doesn't correspond to the ...
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Did I set up Tiger Geocoder incorrectly?

I set up Tiger Geocoder in PostGIS on my local box (PostGIS 2.1.3, PostgreSQL 9.3.5, Tiger 2013 data). The problem I'm running into is that on almost every street most of the points are clustered, ...
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Points near corner

I have a road network (lines) and some POIs (points). These POIs have the information of street name on their attribute table. I've found that some street name from the POI doesn't match with my road ...
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Geocode US ZIP codes in QGIS

I have a list of zip codes (nearly thousands) which I want to show in qgis. After researching I found that I need to geocode them first into Lat/Long then I can use them to create a layer for qgis. I ...
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What part of the Census Block is the County?

I have a list of census blocks for California and I am trying to get the county for each row. If I have a census block of 60070004024003, which 2 digits make up the county FIPS?
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MMQGIS Google Geocoder limiting me to less than 10 addresses

I've been using MMQGIS geocoding with Google Maps as the geocoder for a little while now, never any issue. As of yesterday, have gotten a few strange issues. I was unable to geocode at all yesterday, ...
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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 ...
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Python Geocoder w3w

I am trying to use w3w API with this python geocoder correctly. http://geocoder.readthedocs.io/index.html It works fine when I use it with google and bing maps import geocoder g=geocoder.google('...
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Building a tool to both geocode and do topology check on the geocoded point (ArcGIS)

Never built a tool in ArcGIS. Would someone tell me if it's feasible to create a single tool (preferably using Python) which: Geocodes an address Checks to see if geocoded point falls within a ...
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Return street address or lat/lon coordinates from assessor's parcel number?

In the U.S., in any arbitrary state and county (subject to availability — see diagram and description), I want to: start with: state county APN (Assessor's Parcel Number) and return: a physical ...
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Geocoding accuracy of Google Maps vs Tiger

I recently compared result of US Census Geocoder(http://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/) with that of Google Maps. For any given address both of them are giving different set of lat, lon. Why there ...
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Combine Shapefile with address information [closed]

I downloaded a UTM32 shapefile (.cpg, .dbf, .prj, .shp, .shx file, where other available georeferences are GK3 and TM32) that shows the exclusive division of Germany in its municipalities. Above, I ...
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Move Incorrectly Placed Address Points to Correct Parcel

I'm currently in the process of cleaning up a municipality's address point data. I'm working with two data sets: address points and parcel polygons. Both the address point data and the parcel polygons ...
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latitude and longitude coordinates into postal code with town names

Here is my problem. I have a csv file, with latitude and longitude coordinates. I would need to know the name of the French towns and the relevant postal codes that match these coordinates. My ...
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Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?

I'm looking to purchase a dataset (with a contract for updates) of postal codes to lat/long and city names for as much of the world as possible. Ideally the data would look like: country_code ...
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Location names autocomplete service with custom Nominatim installation

I'm looking to host an autocomplete service. I have installed Nominatim and imported the planet file with Nominatim. It took about 3 days to dump data into database and an additional 7 days to run ...
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Why might Ordnance Survey codes all be out by 500m?

I've been given a set of UK Ordnance Survey geocodes, but I think they're all off by about 500 metres. Here is an example - please could someone confirm to me that the codes are wrong, not my ...
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Is there an open source international GeoCoding database if you only need city level resolution?

I'm writing an application that needs to plot a user's location on the map, and the user could be anywhere in the world, but I only need city/town level resolution, not street address. Is there a ...
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Why are there missing values in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Codes for States

On the US Census Website there is a list of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Codes for States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Island Insular Areas of the United States? ...
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I have wkid, latestwkid and x y coordinates, I need lat/lng

I am receiving some JSON feed with this data "geometryType": "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference": { "wkid": 102100, "latestWkid": 3857 }, and set of coordinates like "geometry": { "...
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I received a max limit on Geocoding address using MMQGIS when choosing OSM/Nominatim

I was trying to run a geocode process (~20,000 addresses) using MMQGIS and the OSM/Nominatim web service. On the first run I input my CSV file and designated all parameters. However, I hit a max ...
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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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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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MMQGIS Geocode Error: new-line character seen in unquoted field

I am running QGIS 2.10, and I'm trying to geocode a list of addresses using a .csv file in the MMQGIS geocoder. I just installed the plugin. When inputting my file, I immediately get a Python Error: ...
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Geocoding on OSM shapefiles via Elasticsearch

I want to get a geocoding system based on OSM data and Elasticsearch engine. I've tried some projects like komoot\photon, but, as I'm a really newbie in this, I stuck on preparing of the data for my ...
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Replace Expression in Field Calculator to include a Numeric Range

There has to be an easier way to clean up address data, I hope? GeoCoding, I need to remove APT# and any number or letter that follows.
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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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Calculating Distances Between Geometry Columns of Differing SRIDs

I am attempting a relatively simple task but have been running into trouble. I have two tables, one which has lat and lon points which were geocoded using google (SRID 3857) and another table which ...
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Geocoding using OSM data

I'm working on a geocoding project using the plugin in MMQGIS QGis, and I want to use OpenStreetMap data in this project. I have already downloaded the data of my country and I converted to .CSV ...
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ESRI JavaScript API 3.8 Locator: SyntaxError {log: undefined, stack: (…), message: “Unexpected token <”}

I am having issues trying to set up a geocoder/locator on my server. I keep getting an error SyntaxError {log: undefined, stack: (...), message: "Unexpected token <"}, but I can't seem to figure ...
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How to geocode addresses that are outside Address Ranges of source layer?

Im using TIGER lines to geocode a table of addresses. Say for instance the address range for a street is 1100-1200. What would be the best way to match an address such as 1094?
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How do I geocode street addresses that have information redacted (e.g. 14XX Main St.)?

My city has an open data section listing crimes and accidents amongst other things. They include approximate time, type of crime, etc. The way they formatted the location Looks something like this "...
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ArcCatalog crashes when publishing a composite locator service

I created two address locators in a shared file gdb which I then published as separate geocode services. After performing several test searches in ArcMap against the gdb locators and the services, ...
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Geocoding sensitive addresses without API

I have a large set of sensitive addresses that I need to Geocode on a server. I cannot send them to an external API due to HIPAA restrictions. Ideally I'd love to use an open source solution, even ...
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How to join tables to create a new shapefile in ArcMap?

I'm unsure how to join a table and reference shapefile in order to create a new shapefile. I'm using ArcMap. I made a simplified version example below. I have a shapefile of points (locations where ...
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Making sense of maptitude's geocoding results

I'm using maptitude to populate latitude and longitude from a dataset for further mapping. However, after geocoding on address, i'm being given lat/lons that make no sense. See the examples below ...
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How to add a constraint in a google geocoding API request

I'm trying to get the center point of some localities using the geocoding API from google. 95% of the requests get the expected result but from time to time the API give me an unexpected result ...
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Geocoding with MMQGIS. How to use Google API Key?

I'm trying to geocode two csv files with 10 addresses each. When I tried with the first one, every address was located by Google, but when geocoding the second file I get this error: Exceeded Daily ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Transforming a list of addresses into multiple shapefiles

I'm willing to create an electoral map from the complete list of addresses of a city (Rome, Italy). I have data (.csv) that relate each address (road and civic number) to an electoral section. I ...
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Getting attributes for list of coordinates using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am a beginner with GIS, looking to achieve a relatively simple goal. I have two things: 1) A map with a layer on it as in the following picture: 2) A list of coordinates. For each pair of ...
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Recognition of geographic place names

Is there a tool / library / plugin / API that recognizes geographic place names in their various forms (for example: "USA", "United States", "United States of America" would all map to the same object)...
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Addresses coming up in wrong spot

The map in which i am building will be used by an Emergency backup 911 system. I am plotting addresses from a csv file and geocoding with google. To do a test I did 100 addresses in a town I am very ...
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Creating road/streets and adding numbering on street in relation to the plots. ArcGIS

I am trying to connect through a geodatabase all the streets with their numbers and the houses. So far I created a feature class for streets, one for points and one for polygons which both represent ...