Finding your place on the Internet…

Even with the demise of Algolia Places, there are still plenty of alternatives out there to use. Getting accurate address information is very important in a variety of application contexts. This article will get you started on other address verification services and provides code samples to boot!


The Algolia Places API is coming to an end on May 31st, 2022. If you are a developer who uses this API in your projects, you may have mixed feelings about this. I say “mixed” because you probably alerted other parts of the company when the original announcement went out in November 2020. But when the sunset is 18 months down the road, other priorities take the lead. Now you are looking at the Q2 goals in Jira and read, “Migrate from Algolia Places API.”