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Tools

Tools to geocode street address is among the frequently asked questions from faculty, researchers, and students in various departments of our campus. Geocoding is a process of transforming a table of street addresses into points on a map. A brief overview of available geocoding tools is provided below.

Address Geocoding Tools
Free Online Service Fee-Based Online Service Desktop/Server Software

Census Geocoder (10,000 addresses at a time)

https://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/

ESRI ArcGIS Online ESRI ArcGIS

OpenStreetMap Nominatim

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim

Google Geocoding Service

Data Science Toolkit

http://dstk.britecorepro.com/

Data Science Toolkit (http://dstk.britecorepro.com/) https://geocod.io/

 

Google Geocoding service (2500 addresses/day limit)    
     

 

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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