I'm looking to get info on all churches across the US. Specifically, I'd love to get:

  1. Their address
  2. Denomination
  3. Active/Not
  4. Contact Info (website, email, phone)

and any other info I can get.


  • Related: opendata.stackexchange.com/questions/10840/… – user4293 Sep 16 '18 at 7:50
  • By "church", do you mean Christian churches only (some people distinguish other houses of worship as mosques, synagogues, etc)? If so, there might be an organization that attempts to maintain a complete list. – user3856 Sep 19 '18 at 17:19
  • Yes @BarryCarter, I meant Christian churches only. Do you perchance know of any such organization? – tr33hous Oct 2 '18 at 20:44

I would use the Open StreetMap data with Nominatom for your base file.

This should get you #1 and you can get #2 just by text mining their titles.

For #3 I believe the closest you'll get is just to use the most recent available data.

For #4 I think you'd need to do original data scraping from the Internet - at least to get their websites (I'm not sure on this one, actually).


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