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Creating points from polygons

March 26 2009 | 0 comments
Categories: ArcGIS Methods

What is the quickest way to create a centrod point file from a set of polygons?  Hving the point the centroid of the polygon would be best. Thanks.

Mapping Center Answer:

The Feature to Point tool will do what you need, in terms a point for each polygon.  If you want a point that describes the centroid of a group of polygons, then you should check out the spatial statistics tools for cluster analysis, where you would use the output of the Feature to Point tool as the input for the clustering tools.

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