The ZIP + 4 Product File enables businesses with computer capabilities to add ZIP + 4 codes to their address files. The ZIP + 4 file contains approximately 30 million records and is available in its entirety or by selected states. Mailers must purchase or develop their own matching software in order to use this file.Subcontract their conversion through a service bureau.
The ZIP + 4 file is available on DVD on a monthly or quarterly basis. The changed ZIP + 4 Code information is available monthly. The ZIP + 4 product contains raw data and does not contain any software.
To convert mailing lists to ZIP + 4, mailers canů
A sample ZIP + 4 file is available for download.
National Address Server
Given a valid U.S. postal address, this server attempts to rewrite the address in the proper format
along with the ZIP+4 code. If it is successful, you can retrieve a Postscript or a GIF file of the
address for printing, with a barcode!
Map Analysts's European ZIP Code Map
Seamless European zip-code map for 35 countries. Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Swiss, Austria, Germany, Denmark, UK, Ireland (Wards), Norway,
Sweden, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romenia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Turkey, Bosnia, Slovenia,
Croatia, Former Yugoslavia, Macedonia (incl. Andorra, Monaco, Liechtenstein and Vatican City) (Bulgaria one position) - Commercial Data Product
Japanese Zip Codes
GeoPostcodes website offers comprehensive and reliable databases of localities and zip codes for numerous countries. Such data may be integrated to professional software, websites, may be used to generate statistics and to various other ends. Each of our files contains all localities and zip codes of the country, administrative subdivisions and geographical coordinates.
Graticule's Postcode Analyst 3 software contains embedded digital postcode boundary maps, colour general maps and black and white maps of the UK
In association with Royal Mail in the UK, are the leading producers of UK Postal boundaries
for any desktop mapping system/ GIS. The available products range from:
1.6 million unit Postcode boundaries, 9,000 Postcode Sector boundaries, 2,700 Postcode District boundaries, and
124 Postcode Area boundaries. All products are supplied with their associated centroids together with
residential, non-residential and large user delivery point counts and provide complete and seamless
coverage of the UK. The Postcode boundaries are maintained from Royal Mail information and updated files
are released every six months. All data is available in a wide range of formats including ArcView,
ArcInfo, MapInfo, Tactician, DXF, Atlas BNA and many others. In addition, Geoplan offer associated census,
business and media information for strategic business planning applications.
Sammamish Data Systems
Providers of Postal Carrier Route files that are updated quarterly within a
month of the release of the Postal Service's ZIP+4 database. Boundaries literally go down back
fence lines as they do in the real world. The timely, quarterly updates allows mailers to use these
files to incorporate their CASS certified lists with the latest carrier
route configurations. The only supplier of ZIP+2 boundary files in the United States.
They also have ZIP+4 Centroid files which are also updated quarterly and
incorporate information from several sources to insure the highest level of
precision. Data are available in GeoSight's .RFX format, MapInfo's .MID/.MIF format and an ASCII string format.
Printed maps are also available for individual areas.
In France MEDIAPOST, (www.mediapost.fr) subsidiary of the french Post Office, sells Franch Zip codes (around
The Census Bureau has developed a product known as ZCTAs.
ZCTAs are not U.S. Postal Service ZIP Codes. ZCTAs are approximate area representations of United States Postal Service (USPS) ZIP
Code service areas. The U.S. Census Bureau has created ZCTAs to meet requests by data users for statistical data by ZIP Code area. The
term ZCTA was originated to differentiate between true USPS ZIP Codes and these approximations.
More info is available from the Census Bureau website. Look for this product to be available as a free download in the future! (we hope)
ZIPList5 Geocode from Zipinfo.com
ZIPList5 Geocode is a ZIP code database (Canada or USA) containing the latitude, longitude, city name, state abbreviation, county name and county
FIPS code, primary telephone area code, ZIP code type, time zone, and daylight savings time flag for each of the nearly 43,000
5-digit ZIP codes defined by the US Postal Service. Updated monthly. They also have a free mechanism on the
website where you can enter a zipcode and you are returned the lat/long, time zone, county name, area code, or congressional district... pretty cool!
Zip Tracker allows you to perform the transformations such as State - City - ZIP. It means that on the entered State it is possible receive the list of cities and ZIP5, included in this State
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