Instructions: This free address validation tool uses Google geocoding engine and will work for many countries (see list). Google terms of use prohibit batch geocoding however, it is allowed to use free geocoding service to display spatially referenced information on Google Maps. Primary use of this tool is validation of positional accuracy of geocoded information. Sample data: Fire Brigade Locations released under Creative Commons - Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC-BY) licence by the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board (VIC).

Break your list of addresses into manageable parcels (eg. 50 records) and paste below. Click "Press to Start/ Reset!" to activate "Edit" mode. Include country name to improve accuracy. When finished geocoding, open "Output" tab and generate output file in a preferred format. Link to detailed instructions.

Geocoded data feeds:

Show saved records by accuracy:

Validate positional accuracy of geocoding process! Drag markers to adjust their position (coordinates will be updated accordingly). Edit address and accuracy as required before saving. Item numbers correspond to original input file for easy reference.


Hint: You can still edit position of saved locations but be aware, any changes are saved automatically and cannot be reversed.

Accuracy code lookup:

Process Summary . . .

Original input: Process not initiatied. Return to "Input" tab and click "Press to Start/ Reset!" button.
Geocoded as: . . .

Select output format: Select accuracy level:

Only saved locations will be included in the output file. Use reference number to reconcile with your original data. Copy and save with appropriate extension.

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