[Talk-us] Fwd: Postal Code Extract

Eric Fischer enf at pobox.com
Fri Aug 30 21:13:36 UTC 2013


Or if you just want the US zip code polygons and don't care if you get them
from OSM or somewhere else, you could just download the shapefile of Census
Zip Code Tabulation Areas from
http://www2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2013/ZCTA5/

Eric


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:09 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:

> forgot to reply to the list....
>
>
> Clifford,
>
> You can insert a larger timeout into your Overpass query.
>
> e.g. if you are passing the query in xml:
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> <osm-script timeout="10000" element-limit="1073741824">
> .
> .
> .
> </osm-script>
>
>
> Mike
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> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>wrote:
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>> I'd like to get an extract of the zip codes in OSM for a given area.
>> Overpass seemed like the right tool, but the bbox was too large resulting
>> in a timeout. The area needed is Seattle, WA. Any suggestions?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Clifford
>>
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