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Re: st: Calculate distance between two zip codes


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Calculate distance between two zip codes
Date   Wed, 7 May 2008 15:24:50 +0100 (BST)

--- "Knill, April" <aknill@cob.fsu.edu> wrote:
> Does anyone have code that calculates the distance (miles or km is
> fine) between two locations using zip code?  I have data on zip codes
> which includes city, county, state, and latitude/longitude
> coordinates.  I have found code online that uses the
> longitude/latitude coordinates but it is not Stata code and I have no
> knowledge on how to convert or make it usable within Stata.  Other
> than that, there are plenty of websites that allow one to put in two
> zip codes and will calculate the distance but I'm looking for code
> that will do it for me. 

-findit distance- pops up a number of user written ados that seem
relevant (and many that are not).

-- Maarten


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