Questions tagged [reverse-geocoding]

The process of converting coordinates (latitude, longitude) into human readable names of locations, such as an address (perhaps partial) or other brief descriptive text.

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Free alternative to ArcGIS World Geocoding Service for reverse geocoding [closed]

I'm seeking a free alternative to ArcGIS World Geocoding Service for running geoprocessing tool Reverse Geocode in ArcGIS Pro. All feature types provided in the ArcGIS World Geocoding Service would be ...
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Survey123 Connect geolocate from a text field using online survey

From the web survey, is it possible to put a point on the map from typing in your address? As it stands, when I type my address a drop down from the search bar in the map appears. But, the map doesn't ...
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Determining if particular point is near country or state boundary

I'm developing an accessibility Add-On for flight simulators that allows a blind person to fly. The App is coded in c#. I can easily get the GPS location of the user's Aircraft. What I want to be able ...
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Reverse geocoding problem

I did an address locator on ArcMap and I published the geocode service on ArcGIS Server. When entring the long/lat I got the address but when trying the reverse geocode it didn't get the address.
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Max retries exceeded with URL in Nominatim with GeoPy

I'm trying to get a country name by lat lon (reverse encoding) using Python. I got to Nominatim with GeoPy which worked great two times but now I keep getting Max retries exceeded error. My code: from ...
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Assign NTA's to lat longs using R?

I have lat longs and want R to return a column of the neighborhood tabulation area for each point; lat long NTA 40.79127 -73.96484 Morningside Heights 40.72622 -73....
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Is there a reverse geocoding service that lets me specify a lat/long bounding box?

I'd like to have all the street addresses within a given area, but I'm unable to determine if this is even possible. I can find many online services that given a specific latitude and longitude will ...
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Geocode Locator - USA_PostalEXT locator for Zip+4

I have a list of addresses for which I need to get the ZIP+4. I am trying to geocode following https://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000014901 which specifies to select the USA_PostalEXT ...
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Getting building addresses from Google Maps API

I am trying to download all the building addresses on a specific street. Is it possible to download all addresses using Google Maps API as building address are available online in maps but API is not ...
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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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Convert lat/lon to ZIP/Postal code using Python

I have this dataframe: Lat Lon 29.39291 -98.50925 29.39923 -98.51256 29.40147 -98.51123 29.38752 -98.52372 29.39291 -98.50925 29.39537 -98.50402 29.39343 -98.49707 29.39291 -98....
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Providers of search engine services

What I'm working on: I'm building an app that is mostly related to geodata. I consider having a lazy filing database, so it will be filling while the users add new cities to their profiles. I'm ...
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Reverse geocode through Google Maps API inaccurate?

I have placed around a 1000 markers in my area through Google My Maps, transformed the KML file to CSV, and now want to transform the coordinates to addresses. I am just testing with the first 5 to ...
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UK: Looking to plot house/building numbers on a map, but can't find a data source

I'm trying to plot UK house numbers on a map but I'm having trouble finding a good data source. I have download the Ordnance Survey Master Map and the CartographicText layer does contain some house ...
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Bulk reverse geocoding with Geopy using built-in rate_limiter

I have a dataset with latitude and longitude coordinates, and I would like to get actual addresses for those. Since I'm using Geopy and Nominatim, I am limited to 1 request per second. Although the ...
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Geocoding addresses including address cleaning and validation

I am tasked with building a geocoder (and in the long term reverse geocoder) from a local data I own. Since I am new to this and literature is relatively scarce, I would like to know what are some ...
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How to perform reverse geocoding to custom area on the map?

I know there are services that perform reverse geocoding, given a pair of lat-long and return an approximate address, city, etc. The problem I have is that given a lat-long, I want to return the ...
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Reverse Geocoding in QGIS

I have a point shapefile with "Lat" and "Lon" attributes with more than 1000 features. I want to add street address data in the shapefile by Reverse Geocoding but the Geocoding plugin has no such ...
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Seeking free API that allows to get state and city using name of country and postal code? [closed]

Original question: I create an web application and I need to obtain the information contained in the question on the backend side of my application. What I need the most is the automatic retrieval ...
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Reverse geocoding geographic features

I have a growing database of routes. Each route is represented by a polyline with say 200 points on average. What I'm trying to achieve is automatic tagging of these routes with names of places and ...
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“Spatial Match” analogue in ArcMap?

My question is about reverse geocoding addresses over a large area from a set of points or polygons in ArcMap. I know from previous experience that Alteryx with the Spatial Match tool allows one to ...
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Finding closest street name from point using MMQGIS?

I got a list of points spread over a city and their coordinates. I'd like to find out the name of the closest address (or at least street) from each point. I downloaded the plugin MMQGIS which allow ...
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API to get water body names by coordinates [closed]

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does not have name. I have tried to use Google Geocoding to extract them but it seems that it is more suitable for addresses. Is there any ...
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Nominatim - from Point to Polygon (town, city boundary)

I'm struggling with Nominatim's Search and Reverse. What I want, is to reverse geocode a Point and get a (Multi)Polygon. An administrative boundary (town, city scale preferred). reverse geocoding: ...
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What is Mapzen QPS on reverse Geocoding

Doing some reverse geocoding for an application I am developping, but my qps seems capped at 1 qps. Is this a hard limit, or is there a way to circumvent that? I can't find any information on ...
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Nominatim where does it get children info

I am trying to build a reverse geocoder that returns all the areas that a geo location point is located in. Neighbourhoods being the lowest level i am interested in. I am using the Europe OSM file ...
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Safe default value for missing street address number when reverse geocoding?

Context We are building an app that reverse geocodes a user location to retrieve a street address. The street address is then used to request transportation pick-up at the person's location. ...
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How to extract zip code from reverse geocoding in PostGIS

I have a bunch of lat/lng coordinates that I can reverse geocode, after having installed PostGIS and the relevant Tiger files. I throw in a query like this: select reverse_geocode(ST_Point(lng, lat))...
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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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Area reverse geocoding

Is it possible to get the name of an area providing just the bounding box? I'm not interested in specific points, what I'm trying to figure out is to get the name of the maximum polygon (I'm thinking ...
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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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Nominatim reverse geocoding Json format difference

I am trying to do reverse geocoding using open street maps. I am getting 2 different Json formats in the response. For, http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?json_callback=cb&format=json&...
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Getting ArcGIS geocoding service?

I want to doing geocoding with ArcGis geocoding service but I receive this error: How can I solve this problem ?
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Reverse geocoding multiple Lat\Long points in single go with QGIS?

I have a file which is having Lat\Longs for thousand of records, I need address for all these records to make it useful, I got a way to reverse geocode these records one by one but this process is ...
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MGRS(Military Grid Reference System) reverse geocode in ArcMap? [closed]

How can we reverse geocode MGRS (military grid reference system) strings in ArcMap? MGRS strings use alphanumeric notation to identify a location on the earth. For example, I have 34TCK9320739642. ...
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Leaflet popup LatLong geocoder

I have a problem today with the Nominatim reverse geocoder for Leaflet. I found a solution on github : https://github.com/perliedman/leaflet-control-geocoder , but I don't know how to use it. I ...
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Batch Reverse Geocoding Not Working

we have a (Geocode Service) which has enabled with Batch Geocoding parameters as now when we test the service like {x:-83.000369, y:40.055185} , {x:-83.000031, y:40.051250} ‍ ‍ ‍ at It only ...
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PostGIS - geocode and address standardization

Can you please help me ( I am not professional, If it is possible some easy explanation) how to proceed with address standardization and geocoding with Open Street Maps data (outside the US) in ...
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Openstreetmap Nominatim web service API - Result language

I notices something strange: When I execute simple request: https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?format=xml&lat=45&lon=10&zoom=18&addressdetails=0 From the PC web browser for ...
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Reverse Geocoding, Nominatim, TIGER & residential house numbers

Coming across Nominatim/Installation it says: In the US, the OSM instance of Nominatim uses TIGER address data to complement the still sparse OSM house number data. Basically I'm wonder how it ...
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All coordinates with an specific distance to one point

I'm sorry for my english! I have to get the following informations: I have a specific point with long/lat. Then i draw a circle with a specific radius (e.g. 5km). The intersections of all roads on the ...
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Full address from OSM data

I've built a routing application in C# that brings back a route object, with a series of steps, each of which has a name tag such as "Brooke Street (M50)" and nothing more. This application has been ...
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GPS Coordinates to POI

I need to convert a pair of (latitude, longitude) coordinates to a POI if available. I am able to reverse-geocode the coordinates to an address. After that is there a way to map the address to a POI ...
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reverse geocoding api with no limitation?

I was wondering for reverse geocoding api, which doesn't apply any per day or monthly limit on the data? Till now all i have got is google api and geonames api. I need to get postal code from ...
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Web service to get near by road on giving Latitude Longitude

Is there a web service available which on providing a Latitude and Longitude can give the nearest road with its type i.e. whether the road is a highway or district road? Google reverse geo-coding ...
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How to uniquely define a shortened address? (geocoding) [closed]

I've searched for existing concepts to define shortened addresses, but didn't find anything yet that fits my needs. For an example, I have to define object locations for say desks, where desks are ...
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Improving accuracy of address returned by Google Maps using reverse geocoding? [closed]

We are using mobile application to track the location of the users. we have done testing of the application and found that the accuracy of the address is not correct most of the time. while testing we ...
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Complete list of UK postcodes plus their city, county, uk country

Is there a free data set of all current UK postcodes (about 1.7 million-ish) plus their city name, county and UK country (e.g. Liverpool, Merseyside, England) and ideally lat, long, east, northings?
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Reverse geocoding with QGIS

I've downloaded us region boundaries from US census bureau, which is a .zip file. I can open to view the file with QGis as follows (4 regions + Alaska): Now I have a dataset containing a lot of data ...