Geocoding is the process of getting tabular
data from a data source, comparing it to a
geographic layer (like a shapefile) and then
displaying the address matches in ArcGIS, at
the location where the match was made
Create a table of addresses you want to match…
Comma Delimited File
Obtain a GIS Layer which has address information and fields to match to!
Create an address locator in Arc Catalog…
Right click on a folder and
use the ArcToolbox
Open ArcGIS and add the table…
Attribute Table to be geocoded with an address
Right click on table, and choose geocode addresses
Set up the Address Locator
and geocoding options…
Is the table with addresses to be
Street or Intersection and
The fields in the table to try and
Output Shapefile or Feature
Where are you saving the new
geocoded file to?
How accurate do you want the
point to be?
Do you want Indian Bend and
Indian School to match?
Minimum candidate score
What score does a recod match
need to be to be considered a
Minimum match score
At what score do we want to
match or not match and place the
point at that location?
How far away from the centerline
do you want the point to be drawn?
How far away from an
intersection do you want the point
Average 175 feet
Average 55 feet
Average 101 feet
From center of roadway to