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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Postgres OSM planet reverse geocoding

i'm building function for reverse geocoding in Postgres using PostGIS function's. For now i was able to clean up all the data that was useless to me(rivers, buildings,etc.). I got 3 tables(...
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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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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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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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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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Get list of cities within a bounding box

I need to find a web service that allows me to reverse-geocode but with a bounding box. In other words, I want to give the coordinates for a bounding box of latitude and longitude, and be provided ...
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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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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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“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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API to get water body names by coordinates

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does 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 API to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to add addresses to line segments in road network files?

I have road network data for incorporated/unincorporated places in the US. Each place is composed of road network lines with the following attributes: street name, length, place name, State. I would ...
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Reverse geocoding from sql server

I have a lot long/lat data in MS SQL Server, i want to do reverse geocoding by using openstreetmaps or some other free web service, and on the end i want to display all of that in report builder, does ...
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Permanent link to a Nominatim address?

I want to be able to link landmarks from a private database to their respective OSM representations (nodes, ways or relations). One of the approaches I have seen to get permanent-ish reliable link to ...
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How/Where to get reverse geocodes up to 5 decimal points precision for offline use?

I would like to have a simple text file(s) with following reverse geo-codes information for all the countries (i.e. world): Coordinates -- Address e.g. 12.96779, 77.65306 -- #7, Jeevan Bima ...
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Network Analysis for Pickup and Dropoff

I have a bit of a problem that I need help with. I am looking at a set of lat/long with a time stamp for the desired pickup or drop-off for passengers. There are multiple pick-ups and drop-offs within ...
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Always getting “unable to geocode” in Nominatim?

I've installed Nominatim and everything seems to work fine, but whenever I try to use the reverse geocoding API, all I get is "unable to geocode". Strangely, the search function works well and returns ...
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Get house addresses within polygon?

Is there a data source/service for the USA where, if we provide a polygon, it provides the addresses of all houses contained within it? I just want to know if this type of functionality or similar to ...
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How to use ArcGIS to reverse geocode and get road segment number?

I am now in a project which need to make reverse geocoding , namely ,given the latitude and longitude(assumed that the location is in a street), I want to get the road segment it is located in. What I ...
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Stopping the automatic snap to locator in Arcgis 10.0 reverse geocode

I built a network application using arcgis 10.0 sdk for wpf. The application uses a locator of highway milestones to reverse geocode (and identify) the "flag" the user clicked on the map. My Problem ...
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Finding Kabupaten and Kecamatan for 300 Indonesian villages, given coordinates

Some years ago, I used Google's reverse geocoding API to find Kecamatan, Kabupaten and Provinsi for about 100 Indonesian village locations. Now our dataset has expanded to about 300 remote villages, ...
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LocatorTask failed to load mmpk file

I am trying to load an mmpk file using LocatorTask in an ArcGIS Runtime SDK app but it fails after trying to load it for a few minutes. Any ideas why? string path = System.IO.Path.Combine(System.IO....
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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. ...