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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Self hosted, highly accurate, address geocoding?

I'm working on an app that requires Rooftop level accuracy coupled with very high volumes. The client would prefer to self-host the solution which might not be a bad idea considering our volume and ...
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Uniquely defining shortened address for 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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Checking if geopoint is in shapefile containing world cities

I have approximately 13 million (lat,long) geocoordinates. I also have a shapefile containing 3460 cities. I need to find the City in which this geocoordinate can be found. This is what I am currently ...
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API to reverse geocode latitude, longitude to census tract?

I have a bunch of latitude,longitude coordinates (mostly city/town centroids) in the United States for which I'd like to find the containing census tract. For instance, input => nn.nnn, -nn.nnn ...
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Reverse Geocoding within a Radius with Geotools using Natural Earth Shapefiles

The problem I'm trying to solve is: given a latitude, longitude, and a radius, get all the countries contained within in an area with that radius. My approach is to first, buffer my point by a radius ...
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How do i get Street name (address) with pelias?

I created a geocoding service using pelias. I add open street map data to Pelias and use it for addressing. When i search an address, the Pelias send me just point(poi) or Polygon features name but i ...
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Find parent place using nominatim

I have a locally hosted Nominatim service. I'm trying to reverse geocode a lat, lon to a place hierarchy. E.g. https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search.php?q=30.284780%2C+-97.738831&viewbox=-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Seeking free application or web service for reverse geocoding [closed]

I'm looking for a fast and free web service or local application (this it would be better, a local service with database of street, numbers, city, etc.) for reverse geocoding. I could use google but ...
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Geocode.farm addresses are not allowed to be displayed? Alternatives?

I just read the ToS of Geocode.farm and I am really curious about this paragraph : You may NOT display the information and data on either an internet or intranet site, regardless of access ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I cache reverse-geocode results?

I'm implementing an Android application that needs to do some reverse-geocoding to resolve a geocoordinate to a city. What is the best way to cache this information on the smartphone so that I don't ...
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Possible for there to be same street, city, and country in two locations

I am working on a project, and need to know if it is at all likely in most of the world that there can be two streets in a city with the same name, in the same country, but in two different locations. ...
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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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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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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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Get local names with reverse geocoding?

I am using the reverse geocoding service provided by MapQuest. For a sample coordinate of N 53.27, E 8.13, I receive the state of "Lower Saxony". According to Wikipedia, and a user of my service, the ...
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Find country from GPS coordinates, offline using python

I'm aware that there are several similar questions already but I have been searching for days and not been able to solve my problem: All solutions I've found require GDAL, which I have not been able ...
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Get road type by coordinates

I need to do the following task: to retrieve the road type (highway, bridge, track, pedestrian and others) by coordinates, query a remote service (via HTTP). I'm looking at the different major ...
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How to get around the 10-character limit when converting from kml to shp with ogr2ogr

I'm trying to create custom .shp files by drawing polygons on a new layer in Google Maps Engine, exporting that .kml file, and then converting that file to a .shp file with ogr2ogr. If I run a ...
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Resolving postgis “type geometry does not exist” issue on installing tiger_geocode extension?

I have installed postgis extension in my db. I have few columns associated with its type in few tables and now I would like to use reverse geocode functionality in my app. Hence I tried to create ...
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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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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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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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Reverse geocoding Nominatim results?

I need to obtain street intersections from reverse geocoded lat/long, where there is no house number information. I have a tile server and Nominatim running in Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox. I followed ...
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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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Looking for ZIP+4 boundaries

I know where to find 5-digit ZIP code boundaries. Do 9-digit ZIP code boundaries exist? If so, where might I find them?
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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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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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What is reverse geocoding?

I am the developper of gisgraphy. I plan to update my reverse geocoding service to house numbers (it was only for streets). Understanding what reverse geocoding is seems very simple and wikipedia ...
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Local geolocation to FIPS county using Latitude and Longitude

I millions of lat,long pairs and I want to convert to FIPS county codes that match with the US census data. In the past I used the census block api but that is too slow for the amount of numbers that ...
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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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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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Sending valid UserAgent or Referer when Nominatim reverse geocode gets blocked?

I have a php page that requests reverse geocoding data from Nominatim OSM server. It was working for over a year. Recently started blocking my requests with the following message: You have been ...
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Mapping Ecclesiastical Parish Data?

I am looking for a way to plot data relating to the number of people in a given location - the location being an ecclesiastical parish. So I need software that will allow me to import a map of ...
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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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Is there software that will do reverse geocoding to convert photographs' GPS locations to addresses?

I am using a standalone GPS tracker that produces GPX files and then clock-sync photos with it using Microsoft Pro Photo Tools. This works pretty well. But I was also using a feature of Pro Photo ...
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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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Getting polygons of all countries and ISO-3166-2 subdivisons

In order to do reverse geocoding lookups to find a country (as ISO-3166-1) and the subdivision (as ISO-3166-2) for given coordinates I am looking for a way to get all polygons of all countries and ...