Have a list of street addresses:

addresses = {"123 D st, Davis, CA 95616", 
  "140 B St, Davis, CA 95616", "212 E st, Davis, CA 95616", 
  "325 G St, Davis, CA 95616"};

I used FindGeoLocation to obtain the coordinates for the street addresses:

latlongdavis = FindGeoLocation /@ addresses;

Plotted using this code:

GeoGraphics[{Red, PointSize -> 0.02, Point /@ latlongdavis}, 
 GeoRange -> {GeoPosition@{38.54, -121.738}, 
   GeoPosition@{38.546, -121.75}}]

However, the markers appear in the wrong location. When the street addresses and values in latlongdavis are plotted using Google maps, they are not in the same locations. How do I get the markers to plot in the correct locations the way Google maps does when it is given the street addresses?


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    $\begingroup$ how to find multiple address in google maps at once? Or you have to do it one at a time? Is there special syntax for multiple address location using google maps? $\endgroup$ – Nasser Feb 9 '15 at 20:15
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    $\begingroup$ The points all seem to be within a reasonable margin of error from the Google placements given the nature of street addresses. Google's specific method is likely proprietary so it seems unsurprising that Mathematica's is a bit different. $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard Feb 9 '15 at 20:19
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    $\begingroup$ Google locations are not all that accurate. Google Maps thinks my condo is located several hundred feet from where it really is. I would not automatically assume Google's locations are better than Mathematica's. $\endgroup$ – m_goldberg Feb 9 '15 at 22:11

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