Landmark Auxiliary file layout - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS

Product type
Software
Portfolio
Verify
Product family
Geo Addressing
Product
GeoTAX Premium
Version
7.7
Language
English
Product name
GeoTAX Premium
Title
GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS
Copyright
2023
First publish date
1998
ft:lastEdition
2023-10-19
ft:lastPublication
2023-10-19T16:49:54.924301

A sample template file is available in the data installation folder delivered with GeoTAX:

  • On Windows: <InstallationDirectory>\data\LANDMARK.GAX

  • On Unix/Linux: <InstallationDirectory>/data/landmark.gax

  • On z/OS: <InstallationDirectory>/data/yourhlq.GEOTAX.LDMKFILE

 

 

Required

 

 

 

Field

Description

For Street Segment Match

For Landmark Match

Requires Exact Match

Length

Position

ZIP Code

5-digit ZIP Code.

X

X

X

5

1-5

Street name

Name of the street or landmark.

X

X

X

30

6-35

Street type abbreviation

Street type. Also called street suffix.

See the USPS Publication 28 for a complete list of supported street types.

 

 

X

4

36-39

Predirectional

USPS street name predirectional abbreviation. Supported values are N, E, S, W, NE, NW, SE, and SW.

 

 

X

2

40-41

Postdirectional

USPS street name postdirectional abbreviations. Supported values are N, E, S, W, NE, NW, SE, and SW.

 

 

X

2

42-43

RESERVED

RESERVED

 

 

 

4

44-47

Low house number

Low house number of the address range.

X

 

 

11

48-58

High house number

High house number of the address range.

X

 

 

11

59-69

House number paritya

Parity of the house number in the range.

E – Even

O – Odd

B – Both

 

 

 

1

70

Segment direction

Direction the house numbers progress along the segment:

F – Forward (default) or A - Ascending

R – Reverse or D - Descending

 

 

 

1

71

RESERVED

RESERVED

 

 

 

1

72

FIPS state

US government FIPS state code.

 

 

 

2

73-74

FIPS county

US government FIPS county code.

 

 

 

3

75-77

Census tract

US Census tract number.

 

 

 

6

78-83

Census block group

US Census block group number.

 

 

 

1

84

Census block ID

US Census block ID number.

 

 

 

3

85-87

RESERVED

RESERVED

 

 

 

5

88-92

State abbreviation

USPS state abbreviation.

 

 

 

2

93-94

County name

Name of the county.

 

 

 

25

95-119

MCD code

Minor Civil Division code.

 

 

 

5

120-124

MCD name

Minor Civil Division name.

 

 

 

40

125-164

CBSA code

Core Based Statistical Area code.

 

 

 

5

165-169

CBSA name

Core Based Statistical Area name.

 

 

 

49

170-218

RESERVED

RESERVED

 

 

 

5

219-223

City Name

City name. Overrides the city/state preferred city name upon a return.

 

 

 

40

224-263

RESERVED

RESERVED

 

 

 

237

264-500

User-defined data

User-defined data.

 

 

 

300

501-800

Record ID Number

User-defined unique record identifier.

 

 

 

10

801-810

Side of street

Side of the street for the address:

L – Left side

R – Right side

B – Both sides

U – Unknown side (default)

This is relative to the segment end points and the segment direction.

 

 

 

1

811

Beginning longitude

Beginning longitude of the street segment in millionths of degrees.

X

X

 

11

812-822

Beginning latitude

Beginning latitude of the street segment in millionths of degrees.

X

X

 

10

823-832

Ending longitude

Ending longitude of the street segment in millionths of degrees.

 

 

 

11

833-843

Ending latitude

Ending latitude of the street segment in millionths of degrees.

 

 

 

10

844-853

a. For even and odd house number parity records, this specifies on which side of the street the house lays. For records containing both even and odd house numbers, the odd house numbers are on the specified side of the street, and the even house numbers are on the other side. This is a factor when using street offset.