Look up an Address:Enter a US address or intersection, e.g. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC. For best results please use a comma between the street and the city, and add the zip code if possible. Free lookups are throttled by your IP address to one request every 15 seconds.
Exciting news - June 2013: We now can offer Census Tracts for bulk geocoding. Happy dance :-)
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How can I help?
You can make improvements to the source code and send patches for inclusion in future releases. You can also donate via PayPal to help defray the cost of developing and hosting this free public service. Any amount is appreciated!
Recent News and Notes
July 27, 2012 Service outage and restoral. We are so sorry but Geocoder.us was down. We appear to have restored all functionality. Please let us know if there are continuing issues. We are sorry for this!
If you are dependent on geocoding for mission critical services than you might consider having us install an instance of the geocoder system on your own server. Depending on the customization and support required we can do this for around $2,500.
Feb 2, 2012We are working to expand the geocoder.us product offerings. Please Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have product/service requests. Additional data? Mapping services? Census data? Proximity/nearest neighbor? Spatial database/consulting services? Throw us your ideas!
Other things you can do at Geocoder.us
Locative Technology is proud to offer licenses to use our web services for commercial or for-profit purposes.
Web Services Interface
Read more about how we have taken the work out of geocoding, and then contact our data bureau at
Please Note:For bulk geocoding please follow the instructions here and do not pay until you have received your completed file.For web services use please note that when we get notified by paypal of your credits we have to _manually_ update our database--this will be fixed, but please be patient when your credits are not instantly added to your account. Please.
Affordable for many different applications!
Get 4 lookups per 1¢!
How can I use it?
You may use the demo on this website for non-commercial purposes.
We encourage you to write code using our web services API for non-commercial purposes! You can read our developer documentation, and take a look at some example SOAP, XML-RPC, REST-ful RDF, and NEW REST-ful CSV (plain text) clients. Please drop an email to email@example.com if you plan to build our web services into your application, so that we can keep you informed of service updates or changes. We intend to make every effort to keep the geocoder running stably, but this service is provided with no warranty or guarantee of availability!
If you wish to use our web services for commercial purposes, you must sign up for a commercial license, or contact us to discuss other options. Please see our Terms and Conditions of Service for more details.