Questions tagged [geocoding]

A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.

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Global Historic GIS Data

This is a basic question concerning data availability. I am looking for global historic geo-spatial data covering the past 2,000 or 3,000 years. Variables of interest are biomes, temperature, ...
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API to get Get UK street name from post code

I am looking for a simple, reliable and free (gratis) API which will return the corresponding UK street name for a UK postcode (preferably with no registration or key required). Additional infos are ...
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Geo coordinates of upazilas in Bangladesh

In order to add markers in map, I need geo coordinates of upazilas (upazila offices) in Bangladesh. Something like this GitHub repo bangladesh-geo should do my job, but unfortunately the SQL tables ...
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Downloading Public Building(s) Lat/Log

Currently, I am working on a project that requires information for public buildings. I was wondering what options are available to find the address and lat/log for each individual public building ...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

It's the first time I post in this community, I hope my question belongs here. I'm currently developing an app where a user can add a location to his post, just like Instagram does (or Facebook). To ...
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Business Name to NAICS Code Mapping

I am looking for a way to map business name + address to NAICS code. Found few government sites like follows: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/kpdf/All_Facilities_Alpha.pdf http://www.rcgov.us/...
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Where can I find USA ocean port FIPS code?

I am interested in all of the FIPS codes for USA ocean ports. For example, "PORT_New Orleans, PORT_Houston". What I have for now: I have all the lat & lon for the port. I know I can reverse ...
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Morocco Post Code Shapefiles

I'm searching for the post codes shapefiles of Morocco, anyone have an ideas where I can find those.. ?? I searched on google but I didn't find what I was looking for.. Can be open source.
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Shapefile for Petrol Fueling stations across USA

I am trying to find a shapefile or csv/kml/kmz file with all of USA's vehicular fueling stations. All I have found thus far is E85 (alternative fuel stations) from energy.gov (https://energy.gov/maps/...
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Australian post code/area shapefiles

I'm looking for the Shapefile of the Australian Postcodes/area 4-digits. I would prefer an open source if possible.
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Opengeocode.org account has been suspended?

Does anyone know what has happened to opengeocode.org The well used website is showing that the account has been suspended
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Washington, D.C. Shapefile

I am looking for a shapefile of the Capital city of the United States. I have looked in Natural Earth and GeoTECHO, but I have only found a list of cites that covers the entire world. Can anyone can ...
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Geocoding of Chicago crime data

The City of Chicago publishes some rich crime data, available e.g. here: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/crimes-2001-to-present-398a4 The address of event crime is partly obscured, so as to read ...
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How to find address from the Census Blocks Code?

I have Census Blocks Code data (15 digits code) and need to get corresponding street names and addresses in NYC. What is the best source of such information?
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geonames.org data dump seems incomplete compared to its API?

Because of geonames.org's API limit, I tried to download its data dump to match with my record. However, it seems like the allCountries.txt data dump seems incomplete with only ~ 7 million records. ...
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Hong Kong geocoding data

I would like to obtain Hong Kong data for geocoding, where can I get it in addition to OSM and Geonames? I use postgresql and postgis as my database, and the TIGER dataset in postgis, which is a ...
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How to Geocode coordinates?

I need a way to obtain the coordinates for all of one type of store/restaurant in a country. For example, all the McDonald's in South Africa. I'd like to use R or any tool that is more appropriate. ...
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OpenStreetMap: Finding shape dimensions from a query

I often propose OSM as a resource on this site, but actually I don't know how to use it very well. (I'll post this first to OpenData but maybe it's more appropriate for GIS.) If I have a single ...
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Sports Clubs & Facilities

I want to create a website with which people can easily find sports clubs or facilities in their area. I basically need a list/database of all sports clubs and facilities in the world. If there is ...
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Where can I get OCD Division of a state's district_court based on an address?

I am unable to find an API that will return the district_court OCD division for an address. I have tried the Google Civic Info API (specifically https://developers.google.com/apis-explorer/#p/...
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Open data in US which can provide with live traffic?

Is there any open source dataset I can use for my project about live traffic data? So that I can visualize something like shown in this visual-link I found the data in the same domain at this data-...
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Carto Help in minimizing geographic dataset

I have a file that contains location points all over the world, using lat long coordinates. I am trying to trim it down to only new York and Newark new jersey. I have a shape file that is the ...
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What is the best source for up-to-date postcode locations in the UK?

The UK has unusually detailed postal location codes. There are about 2 million unique postcodes in use at any one time. Each code represents a business or a couple of handfuls of household delivery ...
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Georeferenced data on animal sightings

I once came across a website offering datasets of animal (mainly birds) sightings from all over the globe. If I remember correctly that data was combined from different sources, including crowd-...
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Open data GeoRSS feeds

I am building a GIS platform for security management purpose. I would need to display POIs that would be geolocated about events occurring on the globe. Do you guys know open data geoRSS feeds ...
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Federal, state, and county prisons & jails

Looking for a list of all city, state, and federal related prisons & jails in the united states. Looking for the list to include the name of facility, type, and address. Can anyone point me ...
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Looking for sample lat/long data of thousands of US addresses

In order to test some mapping and geocoding functionality, I'm looking for a free data source containing a few thousand US addresses, including latitude and longitude. I need them distributed among a ...
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rail track data of the UK as arcs (lines consisting of lat long points)

I am looking for a free/open data source for rail tracks of the UK network (the rail network as arcs - lines). I have all the train station points as lat long pairs.
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geolocalization of tweets

Do you know a technique to find spatial indicators using the package TwitteR in R? For instance if I have to find the word "dog" using the package twitteR, but I miss the coordinates, there is the ...
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Are coordinates of pixel clicked on Google Maps reusable?

Let's say Joe wants to add the coordinates of the Eiffel Tower to OpenStreetMap. Joe opens Google Maps, enters "Eiffel Tower" in the search box. The Eiffel Tower appears at the center of the map. Joe ...
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Coordinates of villages in The Gambia/Senegal

I am looking for sources of geo-referenced data on villages and cities (or all other things there are) in The Gambia (and Senegal if available). One issue with geocoding in rural West Africa is the ...
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Publishing location based data in Easting and Northing, Longitude and latitude, or Addresses?

I am working on publishing a listing of shelters and hostels, I would like to expose my data to anyone who would like to use it. One of the things I would like to do is allow the shelters and hostels ...
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Broadband data conversion from Census Block to Zip Code

I'm basically trying to duplicate broadbandmap.gov and how you can enter a zip code and return local broadband providers for a project. I downloaded their data files here. They use census blocks to ...
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Social classification data for the UK

Is anyone aware of 'social classification' data sources used, for example, here: http://www.checkmyarea.com/EC3N4AB.htm "Wealthy singles in small city flats and suburban terraces" http://www....
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ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data plus borders (e.g. as kml)

I am looking for a free or even commercial data source for ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data, ideally with border data (e.g. in kml). The ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data should contain the hierarchical ...
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Database of all mailing addresses in France, and their coordinates

Where can I find all currently valid mailing addresses in France? As well as the latitude/longitude for each.
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Seeking geographical database that, given coordinate boundaries, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, their coordinates, and elevation

I'm looking for a web service that, given a set of coordinate boundaries, in the form of a rectangle or square, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, along with the coordinates and the ...
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How can I get a full list of US Zipcodes with their associated names/CSAs/MSAs/lats/longs?

Is it possible from government sources? I've found a website that will sell the data, but I know all the data is out there for free, I just need to find it. I've been looking through Census.gov, but ...
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Mapping counties to zip codes

Is there any freely available data that relates USA zip codes and USA counties (FIPS County codes)? Since counties can contain multiple zip codes, one can have multiple entries, in such a table: ...
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IP Geocoding Data Sources and/or APIs

I am looking for IP address to geocoding data sources and/or APIs. Open to any formats, and the main concern is the quality, depth, and freshness of the data.
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Converting Geographic Coordinates to New York City neighboorhood names

Does anyone know of a simple tool, method or dataset to enable someone to convert geographic coordinates to New York City neighborhood names? At the very least, it would be good to map a dataset to ...
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Accurately Using Census Tract Data and Total Population

I am trying to gather the total population of Pittsburgh and overlay it onto a Google Map. I took the Census Tract .shp files from http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html and put ...
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Shape Files (Free downloads) for districts of the world

I am looking for shape files(polygons data) of all the districts in the world. I can find few files from different sources for districts of one country but I need one (updated) file that have all the ...
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Weed out inaccurate information from 2 million records

I have a database with about two million entries (!), relating IP ranges to locations. Unfortunately, a lot of the data is overlapping, so that every IP produces multiple hits (about two or three. Of ...
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Is there a tool to match zip codes to cities?

I have a data set with zipcodes and would like to do a bulk upload to a tool that will give me the cities each zip is in (US only.)
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Looking for Open Data Source to Correlate Address to Latitude/Longitude (geocoding)

Are there any open data sources that can help correlate a given address to a latitude/longitude coordinate? aka geocoding