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How to use VERTICES' abbyisqueen.com free geocoding website to get geographic coordinates for multiple addresses.

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  • 1. How to use VERTICES’ free geocoding site, AbbyisQueen.com Abby Lindemann Community Mapping Coordinator VERTICES, LLC April 2, 2010
  • 2. Organizing your Data
    • Go to abbyisqueen.com and select the “Organize your Data” page.
    • Click on the text that says “ View Sample Excel File ”
    • The File will open, showing you the format that your data will need to be in, in order to geocode the addresses.
  • 3.
    • Now that you can see the correct format, organize your addresses so that your spreadsheet has only the necessary columns.
    • Make sure that you save your edits as a separate file.
  • 4.
    • Your file is now ready to be uploaded to abbyisqueen.com
    • Go to the “Geocoding Your Addresses” page
    • Click on the “ Open Geocoding File ” link to browse your computer.
    • A new tab will appear asking you to Upload your File.
    • Select “Choose File”
    • Open the spreadsheet that contains the addresses you want to geocode.
    • Press the “Upload” button
  • 5.
    • Your results will appear in a new tab, please wait while your spreadsheet processes completely
    • Once the geocoding process is complete (1) , you can highlight and copy your new data (2) . You can then paste it into a new spreadsheet (3) .
    1 2 3
  • 6.
    • You can organize the abbyisqueen.com output by using the “Text to columns” function in your spreadsheet program.
      • Highlight the column containing your data
      • Select “Data” and then “Text to Columns…”
      • When the window appears, choose “Delimited” and then hit the “Next” button
      • Your Delimiter should be set to “Other”, type in a quotation mark (“)
      • Select the “Finish” button
  • 7.
    • Add a row to the top of your data where you will be able to put your column names.
    • You can delete the columns in between the data (highlighted in green) for clarity.
  • 8.
    • You can copy and paste your data into your original spreadsheet.
    • Make sure that you spot-check the data for errors, Just In Case!!
  • 9. After organizing your Output, you’ll see that there is an accuracy rating (0-9) attached to each geocoded point. abbyisqueen.com was developed using Google Maps API and therefore contains the same rate of error.  Go to the “Data Accuracy” page to find out more.