Yahoo Geocoding API

Yahoo Geocoding
The Geocoding Web Service allows you to find the specific latitude and longitude for an address.
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  • MapMyFriends is an app which plots your Facebook friends on a Google map. See multiple images over a same location seperated in an innovative way.
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Ruby Geocoding Library Ruby bindings for the three major geocoding APIs as gems. For Google, Yahoo! and By... Ruby Geocoding Library
Developers (19)
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Local Geonius

Tomas Jedlicka Handollar



Are You Safe San Francisco

Ethan Van den Berg Real Estate Search



Travel Mixed

Panoramio Holiday Countdown

Josef Slerka Transmission News

Pavel Nooblast

GotNew Directions and Tickets Near You


Natalia Arias Blue One Realty Florida

Cameron Turner, CTO ConnectorLocal

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43things Vision

43things GeoSearch

Opening Times

Map A List

BestParking - Parking Finder

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JiWire Hotspot Finder for Skype

Molu The Search Spider Places

Vladimir Carrer Maps for Photos and Wikipedia

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Cup of NYC

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RealtyBaron Search

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Bester News

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Cow Map

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LocEight DATA

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U.S. of Ajax


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Comments (1)


Yahoo Geocoder provides result listing with multiple locations. I like that feature very much.

Also Yahoo Geocoder's communication interface seems to be much better compare to other geocoders.

Local Geonius Local Geonius
Web app that finds places of interest near your location.
Handollar Handollar features the top deals every day from the various group-buying and one-day deal websites such as Groupon, LivingSocial and more, put them on map, translate them to english if needed. Using Google translate API, Google maps API, Yahoo Places API, Yelp API and many others.
MapMyFriends is an app which plots your Facebook friends on a Google map. See multiple images over a same location seperated in an innovative way.
Whad'da'do Whad'da'do
Whaddado is a Social bookmarking site for events and things to do Whaddado, add your fav websites, create lists and share them with friends. Discover new things to do and follow our experts to find out the coolest things around the world.
Are You Safe San Francisco Are You Safe San Francisco
A Geiger counter for crime - a mobile app that combines hyperlocal census/crime data with the users' current or entered location to provide a "safety reading". Crime statistics for the 2 block radius around the location used.
Real Estate Search Real Estate Search
Search for great new and old properties near you. Using the power of google's real estate knowledge.
TweetMasher TweetMasher
An attempt to make the Twitter search experience more fun and engaging as well as provide additional functionality.
WooRank WooRank
WooRank analyses any submitted website for conformance to SEO best practices and shows how it ranks against the competition by giving it a grade. It instantly provides advice on how to fix critical issues that could impact web traffic.
Travel Mixed Travel Mixed
Travel information from a variety of sources. Search for anywhere in the world and see maps, local sights and more.
Panoramio Holiday Countdown Panoramio Holiday Countdown
Display a slideshow of the place you are going on vacation. Countdown shows days until the trip. Photos are loaded via AJAX and animated as a slideshow.
Transmission News Transmission News
Our mashup recipe is very simple: 5x Twitter News service accounts, 1x Yahoo Geo, 1x Open Calais, 1x Google Maps, 1x Google Search and a little bit of Wikipedia. Mix all ingredients together with care. Hope you enjoy.
Nooblast Nooblast
Project picks the real-time data for two given keywords from public APIs and visualizes around the globe as "noo"-cloud, the size of which reflects event streams and shaped by geo data, building light abstract visual structures in space for each
GotNew Directions and Tickets Near You GotNew Directions and Tickets Near You
Figures out user's location either using Yahoo FireEagle or IP address, and lists events near the user's location. User can share searched events on Twitter, Facebook or Myspace. Deep links to Ticketmaster website for purchasing tickets.
TwitterThoughts TwitterThoughts
TwitterThoughts visualizes the tweet stream by creating a tweet motion chart, the twitter world map and tweet thoughts break out within a time period.
Blue One Realty Florida Blue One Realty Florida
Real estate property search in Florida for the desktop. Built using Adobe AIR and Yahoo Maps.
ConnectorLocal ConnectorLocal
By finding the best sources for local information then combining that with new user-generated content from your neighbors, friends and family, enables hyper-localized commerce, tourism and entertainment. It's What the Locals Know.
My Apartment Map My Apartment Map
A Google Maps mashup that shows apartment rentals from different sources using many features from Google Maps. Additional APIs are used to create value-added features.
Deprecated is a flatsharing application for London, it currently uses the GoogleMaps API and the Yahoo Geocoding API to help display available flatsahres on a map as well as Google local search to bring the area local to a flatshare to life.
43things Vision 43things Vision
Similar to twitter vision, 43things vision maps recent goals of 43things users.
43things GeoSearch 43things GeoSearch
Enables you to search and map goals from people on Built with Yahoo Pipes.
Opening Times Opening Times
Show which supermarkets are open now on a map. Integrates Yahoo Fire Eagle, Google Maps and Yahoo Geocoding.
Map A List Map A List
A wizard for creating and managing customized Google maps of address lists. Also has a Facebook app for mapping your friends.
BestParking - Parking Finder BestParking - Parking Finder
Find parking in cities and airports. Compare prices to choose the best deal.
Spot a Hotel Spot a Hotel
Search and booking of about 100,000 hotels worldwide. Hotels are retrieved and combined through 7 independent hotel providers. XML services provided by Flickr, Panoramio, YouTube, WeatherBug, Google and more. A fast and modern hotel booking application.
GeoFlex888 GeoFlex888
A Flex mashup of Yahoo Maps, Yahoo Local Search, Yahoo Geocoding, ESRI JavaScript API for ArcGIS REST and ESRI Geoprocess on ArcGIS online. The mashup helps determine the driving time area that covers the searched locations.
ZCmap ZCmap
A very handy US Zip Code mapping utility.
EggJax EggJax
EggJax is a compact mashup constrained within the confines of a small egg. Several useful functions, derived from popular API's, are available quickly and concisely.
Global Voices Map Global Voices Map
This is an overlay of posts from Global Voices on Google Maps. Yahoo Pipes has been used for geocoding.
MyNeighborhood.Com MyNeighborhood.Com
MyNeighborhood.Com is a spacially aware social networking tool that focuses on delivering georelevant content to neighborhoods in the United States.
Mashup to help you find a cigar-friendly restaurant, bar, or lounge.
Beyond the bottle Beyond the bottle
A directory of water fountains and other public water sources to help you ditch your water bottle habit. Mobile and location based information.
Prospella Maps Prospella Maps
Visual mapping and prospecting for over 10 million US businesses.
BigSity BigSity
BigSity allows you to search locally for businesses, see pictures of places, watch videos, write reviews, see events, and more.
VirtualTraveller VirtualTraveller
Virtualtraveller aims to supply the user relevant information about some location on earth of his/her choosing. To accomplish this, this site makes heavy use of various web services and data including Wikipedia, Google, Flickr and Youtube.
100 Most Powerful Celebrities 100 Most Powerful Celebrities
Map of Forbes list of the top 100 most powerful and best paid celebrities. Pop-up windows for each includes related YouTube videos.
JiWire Hotspot Finder for Skype JiWire Hotspot Finder for Skype
Location Tools to find a hotspot anywhere in the world by chatting with the JiWire Hotspot Finder for Skype. Get the local weather and traffic reports, local search and get directions. Read local news, as well as local time and weather.
Molu The Search Spider Places Molu The Search Spider Places
Developed as an add-on to the search engine, Molu, enter a city and then view it mapped, along with Flickr photos, Wikipedia entries, weather, YouTube videos, and more about the location. Print the image on a custom goodie.
Maps for Photos and Wikipedia Maps for Photos and Wikipedia
Find various US locations and get weather forecasts, Wikipedia geo articles and Flickr photos.
Houston Crime Maps and Statistics Houston Crime Maps and Statistics
Maps of major felonies reported in Houston by police beat.
American Idol Top 11 contestants American Idol Top 11 contestants
Plots the hometowns of the top American Idol contestants.
Top 25 Crimes of the Century Top 25 Crimes of the Century
The top 25 crimes as reported by Time magazine are plotted on a map with useful information and photos about each.
Top 10 African Americans in Hollywood Top 10 African Americans in Hollywood
Black Enterprise magazine listing of Top 10 Most Powerful Blacks in Hollywood, mapped by place of birth with biographical info and videos.
Upcoming MSDN Events Mapped Upcoming MSDN Events Mapped
See upcoming events from the Microsoft Developer Network, MSDN, on this Google Map.
Paczki Day Map Paczki Day Map
Google Maps Mashup of donut locations in your neighborhood. Then maps weight loss for later.
Valentines Day Map Valentines Day Map
Google Maps Mashup showing Victorias Secrets, Lovers Lane, Florists, Movie Theaters, Movie Showtimes in your zip code. US Locations Only.
Acid Acid
Acid is an enhanced Yahoo Local Services processor. It is an interactive way to gather services data in the U.S.
Best Sports Bars in America Best Sports Bars in America
Best sports bars in the US as ranked by Forbes Magazine. Watch the Superbowl or any event in style.
safe2pee safe2pee
A community driven gender-neutral unisex bathroom directory. Features a Google map mashup and density cloud by city.
Cup of NYC Cup of NYC
A Google Maps mashup of coffee houses in New York.
Highest Paid College Presidents Highest Paid College Presidents
Highest paid US college presidents as reported by CNN Money.
NPR Station Map NPR Station Map
Find NPR, National Public Radio, stations anywhere in the US with this handy refernece map. Integrated markers link to the database of station details. is a new website that provides an easy, comprehensive, and personal way to plan an at-home party. MyPunchbowl includes a useful mashup of party stores searchable by zip code, displayed on a google map.
RealtyBaron Search RealtyBaron Search
Search over 3 million real estate listings in the United States
Yellow Pages Mobilized Yellow Pages Mobilized
Access Yellow Pages from your phone and obtain listings for businesses based on Zip Code. SimpUy use the keyword yellow and provide your zip code followed by the service. This service is available via SMS, WAP and Email.
dsSearchAgent dsSearchAgent
MLS IDX mapping solution for real estate professionals. The link currently shows housing data from SoCalMLS, but housing data from many other MLSs across the country is also available for real estate agents / brokers licensed in those respective areas.
Location based News Location based News
Get the latest news headlines specific to your current location. Use the keyword localnews and provide your city and state information. Within minutes, get the latest headlines for your current neighborhood. Works on WAP, SMS and Email.
Trulia Real Estate Mobilized Trulia Real Estate Mobilized
Get a listing of all the real estate on the go. Simply provide us the zip code and see the available housing. Get this listing on your mobile phone using SMS and WAP.
Sampa Sampa
A do-it-yourself website creation and hosting service designed to enable users to easily create sites using web services such as Blogger, Flickr, YouTube, and BlueDot.
Moviemappr Moviemappr
Find out what major motion pictures are filmed near you. Results are displayed in a Google map. Click on movie names to get movie details or buy it on
Bester News Bester News
News aggregation service with geocoding for regionalization. Includes finance, sports and other topics.
Hotpads Hotpads
Map based apartment and housing search with custom Flash based map., an interactive wiki-style map website, allows users to annotate map content by creating graphical points of interest.
College Toolkit College Toolkit
Map of Campus Hangouts near college campuses. Includes restaurants, bars, sports venues, museums, and more. Users can add their own listings as well.
Realtime Traffic on Phones Realtime Traffic on Phones
Obtain WAP based real time traffic reports for Major US cities. Source: and Yahoo Traffic, with 411Sync.
Top 99 Women on Google Maps Top 99 Women on Google Maps
Top 99 Women as voted by readers and staff of Askmen Magazine. allows you to create a custom google map your friends and internet buddies can add themselves too. It has a very nice live search feature and is fast compared to Frappr and other mapping sites.
Cow Map Cow Map
Google Map of CowParade sculpture photography in Boston. Community-driven.
Geotagthings Geotagthings
Simple spatial bookmarking. Use a delicious style bookmarklet system to tag any url with location information.
Top City Books Top City Books
Browse the biggest 150 cities around the world and see the most popular books about each city in 8 subjects. Great for browsing, traveling, general interest, etc.
Maps by IDELIX Maps by IDELIX
Google Maps, Yahoo Local Maps, and Windows Live Local all in one location. Search for businesses, get directions, explore and discover using patented lensing technology from IDELIX.
Venues Search from Phone Venues Search from Phone
Search for venues on Eventful from your cell phone. Just tell us what you are looking for and the location. You will get a list of popular venues in that location in.
PhoneBackr PhoneBackr
PhoneBackr is a mashup that acts like a searchable reverse telephone directory. PhoneBackr simulates the functions of a reverse telephone directory using search data and various APIs. The results are then rendered on a Yahoo Flash Map.
Pickup Games Map Pickup Games Map
Map of basketball courts, tennis courts, golf courses, softball/baseball fields, pool halls and bowling alleys by city.
Classifieds on a Map Classifieds on a Map
Classifieds listings via Windows Live Expo for your zip code on Google Maps with Geocoding provided by Yahoo.
Top 10 Colleges Top 10 Colleges
Top 10 Colleges as reported by Princeton Review in the category of Best Value,Best Academics,Party Colleges,Beautiful Campuses, Happiest Students, Where Students Study Most, Where students rarely Study, Toughest Colleges to get into.
LocEight DATA LocEight DATA
Free service allows people to publish their GPS location data and add photos, links, and create points and tracks on Google Satellite maps. Export data in GPX and KML, Yahoo geocoder for converting addresses to L/L.
Missing Children Map Missing Children Map
Find missing children with this Google Map combined with data from
GeotagIt GeotagIt
This is a mashup that allows you to visualize geotagged resources on a map. Import your posts or Flickr photos, share your collections and read RSS feeds.
BerkeleyCA BerkeleyCA
Browsable database of crime reports for Berkeley, California.
Distance Between Locations by Phone Distance Between Locations by Phone
A quick and easy way to find out distance between two locations from a cell phones: SMS, Email or WAP. This mashup uses Yahoo Geocoding API to compute the lat-lon values of locations based on area codes.
Top US High Schools Top US High Schools
Map of the top high schools in the United States as reported in Newsweek. May 8th 2006 issue.
Kelley Direct Alumni Statistics Kelley Direct Alumni Statistics
Kelley Direct Business School alumni statistics map could tell the world where our alumni come from and how many are at each country and US states.
MapLuv Hot Or Not MapLuv Hot Or Not
Browse world wide HotOrNot users on this Google Map. NOTE: as of March 30 2007 appears to be dead.
Local News by Zip Code Local News by Zip Code
Get local news for your zip code with this mashup of Google Maps + Yahoo Geocoding + Google News RSS Feeds.
Sharing platform for social groups which integrates mapping, photo sharing, link sharing and other services.
Quad Cities Churches Map Search Quad Cities Churches Map Search
A map and search tool for finding churches and ministries in Illinois and Iowa.
Geocode addresses in bulk, plot multiple locations to a single map. Built using Yahoo Maps and Yahoo Geocoding API.
WFMU Marathon Map WFMU Marathon Map
Freeform radio station WFMU is holding a pledge drive marathon in which anonymous points are automatically added to the world map when its globe-spanning listeners submit their pledges. Listeners can also add comments.
Fugitive Finder Fugitive Finder
You will be amazed at just how close an Arizona fugitive lives to your house.
localeyz localeyz
Local search engine that displays eBay auctions and Yahoo Local business listings within a specified geographic location.
U.S. of Ajax U.S. of Ajax
The United States of Ajax allows you to visit 20,261 Cities within 3,140 Counties in the United States. Data is available for each State, County and City. Dozens of data sources linked.
Attendr Attendr
Mashing up the unconference. Jeff Marshall created this very slick Google Maps mashup for unconferences, gatherings, parties, etc that shows the locations of attendees and draws relationship connections between people.
Web 2.0 Innovation Map Web 2.0 Innovation Map
Google Maps mashup of Web 2.0 applications showing where approximately 200 web startups are located. By Ryan Williams.
PackageMapper shows you a map of your FedEx, UPS, USPS package routes. Enter a carrier and a tracking number to see your package's progress plotted on the map. Sign in to enter a list of packages and see their current locations on a table or map.
eBay Real Estate eBay Real Estate
Real estate listings from eBay plotted on a Google Map.
AP National News + Google Maps AP National News + Google Maps
A simple mashup that plots stories from the AP National News RSS feed on a Google Map. The Yahoo! Geocode API is used to convert the location of each story to a longitude/latitude point. Currently, only the U.S./National news stories are plotted.
Geo!Suggest Geo!Suggest
Geo!Suggest = Yahoo Geocoding API + AJAX. Geo!Suggest, an AJAX interface for the Yahoo! Maps Geocoding API showcases how flexible the Yahoo! Geocoding API is in working with limited input and returning results with floating response level. Source code of
MapBuilder MapBuilder
Online tool to generate code for Google and Yahoo maps. Does not required knowledge of the APIs or JavaScript. Share your own maps and explore maps created by others.
Ski Bonk Ski Bonk
View real-time ski conditions for ski resorts all over the world on Google Map along with webcams, resort information, trail maps and weather forecasts. Snowcast feature predicts which resorts will have the best snowfall in next 24 hours.
Weather Bonk Weather Bonk
Rich mashup with live weather, forecasts, webcams, and more on a Google Map.