[Talk-us] Address improvement through imports?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Nov 16 15:43:38 GMT 2011

Voter records are a good idea.  And business registration records /
business tax records also.  I think getting the business addresses is
going to be the harder task.  But maybe if we merge data from multiple
sources we can get a decent portion of it.

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Metcalf, Calvin (DOT)
<calvin.metcalf at state.ma.us> wrote:
> To suplimnett it you could use the voter file, it'll have all the residential addresses, while not usefull on its own it'll give you fairly acurate ranges for residential streets.
> in america its public domain, getting it can be tricky and usually involves requesting it from towns
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> On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:
>> The parcel data is a superset of address data...
> Not when there's more than one address to a parcel, which around here
> unfortunately is a common occurrence in exactly the places where
> address information is most useful (strip malls and such).
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