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2 Postal Addressing Standards

2 Postal Addressing Standards

21 General

211 Standardized Delivery Address Line and Last Line

212 Format

213 Secondary Address Unit Designators

213.1 Common Designators

213.2 Pound Sign (#)

213.3 Alternate Location

214 Attention Line

215 Dual Addresses

22 Last Line of the Address

221 City Names

222 Punctuation

223 Spelling of City Names

224 Format

225 Military Addresses

225.1 Overseas Locations

225.2 Domestic Locations

226 Preprinted Delivery Point Barcodes

23 Delivery Address Line

231 Components

232 Street Name

233 Directionals

233.1 Abbreviations

233.2 Single Directionals

233.3 Directional as Part of Street Name

234 Suffixes

234.1 Abbreviations

234.2 Two Suffixes

235 Numeric Street Names

236 Corner Addresses

237 Highways

238 Military Addresses

238.1 Overseas Locations

238.2 Domestic Locations

239 Department of State Addresses

24 Rural Route Addresses

241 Format

242 Leading Zero

243 Hyphens

244 Designations RFD and RD

245 Additional Designations

246 ZIP+4

25 Highway Contract Route Addresses

251 Format

252 Leading Zero

253 Hyphens

254 Star Route Designations

255 Additional Designations

256 ZIP+4

26 General Delivery Addresses

261 Format

262 ZIP Code or ZIP+4

27 United States Postal Service Addresses

271 Format

272 ZIP Code or ZIP+4

28 Post Office Box Addresses

281 Format

282 Leading Zero

283 Designations

284 Private Mailbox Addresses

29 Puerto Rico Addresses

291 Format

292 Urbanization

293 Common Translations

294 Spanish Directionals

295 Delivery Address Line

295.1 General

295.2 Street Names

295.3 Numbered Streets

295.4 House Numbers

295.5 Urbanization

295.6 Post Office Box

295.7 Rural Route