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How To Get US Census Data For An Address or Place
The DOTS Address Geocode – International web service makes use of US Census data to help geocode US addresses. This is not uncommon for many geocoding solutions, but what often...
Improved US Census Data Coverage Through Address Geocoding
The DOTS Address Geocode International (AGI) web service has been updated to return US census information from the latest version of data from the US Census Bureau. Additionally, the service...
Understanding How to Use DOTS Address Geocode International – Reverse Search
The DOTS Address Geocode International (AGI) service is a geocoding service that can be used to reverse geocode coordinate points from around the world. The AGI service makes use of...
ZIP Codes are not Boundaries
It is a common misconception that 5-digit US ZIP Codes are topographic boundaries that can somehow be accurately represented on a map. They are not. ZIP Codes are a trademark...
Understanding Transliteration vs. Translation
What is transliteration? Simply put, transliteration is the process of converting a word or single character from one writing system to that of another. This conversion process is normally done...
Understanding International Address Data and Resolution Levels
It would be wonderful if there was a service that knew about every address in the world – a service that could fix and validate any address entered and return...
5 Reasons Why Good Email Addresses Get Rejected and Blacklisted
For some people dealing with rejection can be difficult, especially if you have no idea why you were rejected. The feeling of rejection can leave one feeling confused, unjustly wronged...
Complicated and Disputed International Borders
What makes an international border, and how are border lines determined? While natural features such as oceans, mountains ranges and river may serve well as markers in some cases, borders...
Understanding Reverse Geocoding
What is the difference between geocoding and reverse geocoding? Geocoding Geocoding, sometimes referred to as forward geocoding, is the process of converting a place or address to a set of...

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