[postgis-users] postgis newbie - loading data
woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Thu Apr 21 10:55:52 PDT 2005
Yes, shp2pgsql is the ustility you need and you should get the data in
Arcview shapefile format.
Alec Brecher wrote:
> I new to postgis, but experienced with both GIS and PostgreSQL.
> I have looked through the postgis website for info on loading data but
> have come up empty handed, so forgive me if there is another source I
> have overlooked.
> I need to do geocoding using a purchased, geocodeable street file. The
> vendor sells the data in various Arc formats. Does postgis have an
> import facility to handle ESRI formats?
> Recommendations for places to look?
> Thank you. -Alec
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