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Esri Data & Maps: Geocoding with Esri StreetMap

Esri Data & Maps and StreetMap USA

Esri Data & Maps contains many types of map data at many scales of geography. It is available for use by Penn students, faculty, and staff on computers in Van Pelt Library in the Electronic Lookup Center, Moelis, and Goldstein Electronic Classroom on the first floor, in the DataSets > Streetmaps drive. You will need a valid Pennkey to log on. Please read about redistribution rights before redistributing data.

StreetMap North America is a dataset in Smart Data Compression (SDC) format that provides streets display, routing, and for the United States and Canada. It contains 2007 TomTom streets that were enhanced by Esri and TomTom.

Geocoding with Esri StreetMap

Esri Streetmap data is available on computers in Van Pelt Library in the Electronic Lookup Center, Moelis, and Goldstein Electronic Classroom on the first floor, in the DataSets > Streetmaps drive.

  1. Open ArcMap. It will be in the Applications folder on the Desktop.
  2. Add table of addresses to be geocoded using Add Data button:.

    Use the Connect to Folder button to locate the folder that contains your table; click OK.

    Then select your table and click Add.
    See requirements for data>>
  3. In the Table of Contents, right-click on the table title and select Geocode Addresses.
  4. Click Add... in the Choose an Address Locator to Use... menu.
  5. Use the Connect to Folder button to connect to the Computer > DataSets drive.
  6. Navigate to the folder Streetmaps > streetmap_na > data
  7. Add one of the listed address locators according to your needs.
  8. In the Choose an Address Locator to Use... click on the address locator that you added.
  9. Proceed with geocoding.

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