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Find Your Nearby Accounts, Contacts, and Leads Using Geocodes

Knowledge Article Number 000230955
Description Visiting New York and wanting to check in on your most valuable customers and highest-quality leads? If your Salesforce records have accurate geocode information, it’s a cinch to find your nearby accounts, contacts, and leads.
User Permissions Needed
To use the Salesforce API:"API Enabled"
Resolution 1. Using the Salesforce API, just query the records within a specified radius of a latitude and a longitude.

This example shows the Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL) query to get the first 20 contacts within a 50-mile radius of San Francisco:
SELECT Name, Email, MailingAddress, MailingCity, MailingState, MailingCountry, MailingLatitude, MailingLongitude
FROM Contact 
WHERE distance(MailingAddress, geolocation(37.775, -122.418), 'mi') < 50 
ORDER BY distance(MailingAddress, geolocation(37.775, -122.418), 'mi')


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