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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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, 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 the U.S. Gazetteer Files for 2010 and put them in a fusion table and ...
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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
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