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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Unicode Decode Error while geocoding MMqgis

Running Qgis, trying to geocode a CSV file using MMQGIS Qgis gets to the 66th element (there are 119) and returns the error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/BPolinsky.MDC/.qgis2/...
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How is NokiaHere Geocoding Score calculated?

When geocoding an address in NokiaHere, a Component Score is calculated according to the information provided in the original address. Example: {"componentsScore": {"CITY": 1.0, "COUNTRY": 1.0, "...
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Need geocoding service to replace geocode.com service

I have used the geocode process at geocode.com for many years and now they are no longer doing this service so I'm looking for another service to help me with my geocoding. I wanted to list out what ...
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Unexpected Google geocoder API results when filtering by country

Labé is a city in Guinea. It is the capital of the Labé region and the Labé prefecture When I use the Google Geocoder API to geocode [labe] with no filters, I get three results in Guinea: One for the ...
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Gazetteer with shapes?

I'm looking for a Gazetteer service. I only need the geocoding part and I need two entry points: name look-up. Takes a query string, check for matching toponyms and suggest alternatives. Ideally the ...
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Write Nominatim-like geocode query using only PostGIS functions?

I'm new to PostGIS and was anticipating being able to write geocode queries using only the functions provided by PostGIS. However, once I loaded my database using osm2pgsql and discovered tables like ...
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Differentiate between 10-based Locator and Other Locators

In ESRI documentation, it states that the IAdvancedIntersectionGeocoding interface is only available for use in older locators (9.3.1 and below). I have verified this statement. One major problem is ...
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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vba code for algorithm to assign track file gps UTM coordinates (East Africa) to an overlay 5x5km grid cell

The GPS coordinates are temporarily imported in to an Access database from DNR Garmin files (downloaded as dbf file(s)), and then exported for mapping in AEJEE (ArcExplorer Education Edition). I need ...
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Getting longitude/latitude coordinates from Addresses?

I got a CSV file with more than 15000 address, and I need to show them on a map of the South-West of France. I've found the MMQGIS plugin on QGIS, but it does so without the right SCR. Do you have ...
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how to convert latitude, longitude projection from epsg:3857 to epsg:4326

I want to use geocode in our application. so that, I got Google geocoding API and could achieve with Google Maps. Problem is that I wanted to achieve the same with my own map which is having ...
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How to geocode IP addresses at finer resolution than the city level?

I have tried several Geocoding IP API or tools but found that the Lat/Long output is same for all addresses in the same city, which could not meet my needs. Can anyone suggest a better way to geocode ...
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What is the correct coordinate system for google geocoded text file layers?

When importing a text file containing lat/longs geocoded from something like GPSVisualizer.com into QGIS, what is the correct coordinate system to select? Most web services (GpsVisualizer included) ...
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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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Finding/buying 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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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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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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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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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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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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Alternative to using ArcGIS Online Geocoding [duplicate]

I have 1.4 million addresses that I need to batch geocode. I can't find a free service to do so. Does anyone know of something out there that I can use? Oh, the service needs to be were I can upload a ...
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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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Reverse geocoding for multiple coordinates

My code is generating coordinates (Lat, Lon) of 1000 houses. Now I want to reverse these 1000 coordinates to get full address. The code is: import pprint from arcgis.geocoding import reverse_geocode ...
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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 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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Address Geocoding Vs Geocoding

Can someone explain me the difference between Geocoding and Address Geocoding? Can Geocoding be for anything else other than postal addresses? If so can anyone please provide me with few examples. I ...
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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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Geocoding German Gemeindeschlüssel?

Do you know a source where I can get a table for geocoding the numbers from German "Amtlicher Gemeindeschlüssel" (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtlicher_Gemeindeschl%C3%BCssel)?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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