ZIP codes are a system of geographically organized postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963. The basic format consists of five decimal numerical digits which locate over 40,000 postal delivery areas (which can include non-geographic areas such as ships at sea). An ...

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Postcode Shape Files for The USA

I'm using ODL Studio to draw US zip codes, and though I can download the free database and get it to load, I can't figure out how to draw boundaries. The tutorial provided on their site explains how ...
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Where can I get a topojson with 3 digit zip codes (zip3) shapes?

I have searched for days and I just can find 5 digit zip codes shapes. Thanks a lot, I'm really new to geo data stuff.
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Looking for a complete list of cities by state, with area code

Our company is working on moving our sales assignments from area codes to ZIP codes, and we need some kind of dataset to help move existing assignments to the new system. Does anyone here know where ...
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Merge vector layers to fill gaps in QGIS

I have a zip code map which I added per zip code data too (a regional director for each zipcode), and then dissolved the map based on the director attribute. As you may or may not know, zip codes are ...
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How to calculate which zip code is closer to which in USA using C#?

I'm not living in USA, and I'm doing a small project for a company based in USA. The point is that, there are businesses and each of them have their address and zip code. Then, I have a form where ...
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Zip code highlighted in google map

When we search for a zip code in Google Maps we get the area highlighted in the map with a dotted border. How is this calculated? How do they know how to draw the polygon? I'm looking at implementing ...
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Average frequency of zip code change for a given address over the course of year

This is a difficult question to answer with a high degree of accuracy, but could someone estimate to within an order of magnitude for me the chances of a zip code for a given address changing over the ...
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Categorized style hiding map

I am having an issue with the style properties of my map. I imported the US Zip Code Tabulation Area map from a government website, and in a separate excel file I have a list of people connected to ...
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Where can I find a list of (preferably free) valid USPS zipcodes? [duplicate]

I don't need any other infomation except for state and zipcodes. A lot of lists online (even those updated through 2013) contain invalid zipcodes when tested through USPS website. Any help is ...
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How do I select Census Block Groups inside a Zip code?

Long time listener, first time caller. I already have my data imported, problem is my SELECT statements aren't yielding the results I'm looking for. I specifically need all the Block Group ...
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Displaying multiple records in CartoDB with common zip code

I am uploading multiple records and want to use five digit zip code as the georeference. I would like to display each of those records on a map. Some of the records have identical zip code fields, ...
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How can I Georeference a column of multiple zip codes? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to easily visualize a collection of zip codes. I work for a chapter-based organization, and the chapter boundaries are based on zip codes. I'd love to use CartoDB to display the ...
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Zip Code-Level Choropleth Using Leaflet.JS

Brand new to Leaflet.js, but I'm enjoying learning it. However, I have a question I've been working on that even the Google hasn't been able to answer just yet. Is it possible to create a choropleth ...
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Zip Code Boundary Maps for Commercial Use?

I need images of cities with features, streets, zip code names and zip code boundaries. For example, take this screen shot: This is very close to what I need, except not every zip code name is ...
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Change points to polygon

I have a map which has one data point per zip code. I would like to change those points to zip code polygons. Any ideas on how to go about it?
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Get the different values assigned to a zip code

I have a map to which I added a zip code layer and another layer which contains values assigned to every square kilometer within each zip code. I'm trying to find out how many different values there ...
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How to upload a list of 5-digit zip codes to CartoDB?

I'm playing around with the free version of CartoDB right now. Trying to upload both a CSV and excel document with a list of 5-digit zip codes. I have received a "there was a problem georeferencing ...
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Address to Zip+4 ArcGIS Address Locator or batch service? Free?

I have 200,000 addresses in MD for which I need zip+4. I am searching for an address locator for ArcGIS or a (free?) batch service that will output 9-digit zip (Zip+4) from address. I have already ...
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Historical US zip code allocations and locations?

Is there a data source available that has the full history (right back to the 1960's) of each US zip code? By history I mean, for each zip code: the date it was created, if later than 1 July 1963, ...
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Automatically aggregate German ZIP codes by the first two digits in a shapefile

I have a shapefile which contains all German Zip-Codes in a a five-digit format (e.g. 80637). For what I intend to do, this is way to much detail. I would like to aggregate all Zip-Code areas by the ...
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How can I create a choropleth from the 2010 census ZCTA shapefile using R and ggplot2?

I have created state and county choropleths in R using ggplot2. The method I have used for this came from Winston Chang's "R Graphics Cookbook". For those choropleths the map was already represented ...
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What is the best way to apply the correct ZIP Code when Geocoding

I need to batch geocode a set of addresses, some of them are missing the zip code causing the lat/lng to be placed incorrectly, is there a good way easily correct this? I am using a few geocoders, ...
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Shapefiles for US city and Zip level

I already have the information for US states and Counties. I have the information in the Json files. I want the information for ALL US city and Zip Code information. Any leads appreciated. I cant ...
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Where to download US zipcode polygons? [duplicate]

I need US zipcode areas (polygons) for a web map implementation. Can you tell me where to find it (free or paid)? Thanks!
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Samples of US Residential or business addresses without zip+4?

I'm looking for a few deliverable residential or business addresses without a zip+4. By "residential or business", I mean, not a PO box and not military addresses. According to this answer on ...
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How to select route lines that fall outside ZIP boundaries

I have two tables. One of route lines, with associated Zip Codes, and another of Zip Code boundaries. Some of the lines cross over their Zip boundaries. Below is zoomed in picture demonstrating my ...
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Developing visualization on zip code level data

I'm trying to use the zip code data from the census (any year that works). I have 5-digit zip code data that I need to match up to a map/shape file. The problem is that the zip code tabulation files ...
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Zip + 4 Centroids

I have a data set with ZIP +4 codes, and ideally, I'd like to map them (their centroids) as points. I'm not interested in their boundaries (since they're not really geographies anyway). Does anyone ...
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Calculating point proximity in ArcMap 10.1

I have a geocoded point file which (theoretically) contains one point for every zip code in the U.S. I want to create a smaller list of zip codes from this file. The list should include only those zip ...
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How to open an ArcGIS Desktop .lpk file using QGIS on a Mac?

I downloaded an LPK file from the ESRI site that contains USPS defined zip codes. Because I'm working with QGIS on a Mac, I converted the file to a .zip. There's a .lyr file that opened up in the zip, ...
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Executing GP Task for JavaScript API

I recently started using JavaScript API in attempt to construct a web app. After taking a recent ESRI online course, I thought I had some base knowledge on how to do this. This geoprocessing service ...
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From where can i download WKT files for US zip codes? [duplicate]

From where can i download WKT files for US zip codes ?? i need to plot zip code boundary on a map using open layers
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Which US zipcodes map to more than one state or more than one city?

I'm using a zip code listing, and I am curious to know how many (or which) zip codes map to more than one US state or US city? For instance I know that 42223 resolves to the same city which straddles ...
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'File is too big' error when uploading QGIS Plugin

I have written a simple QGIS plugin which zooms the map canvas to a user specified UK postcode. I would like to share the plugin but the csv file, which contains stripped down OS Code-Point open data ...
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How do I map data by zip code?

I have a set of data that corresponds to zip code, and I'd like to turn that into a map. From what I've gathered thus far, zip code shapefiles are difficult to find and work with due to the fact that ...
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What are the geometric principles and GIS techniques that I can use to generate a postcode coverage of my city at street scales?

Postal codes of Brazil and another countries are oriented to distribution logistics, and improvement of reliability in writing the postal addresses; but without much concern for the spatial ...
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Need help in how to map ZIP codes data by year [closed]

I'd like to build a graphic showing where city employees live, based on their date of hire. I have a list showing the hire date and the ZIP code for each employee. There are about 4,000 employees. I ...
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Where can I get zip code shapefiles for years 2000 to 2010?

I've been searching the web for zip code shapefiles (or equivalents) for years 2000 to 2010, and have only managed to find the following: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/TIGER/index.html which carries ...
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GIS Shapefiles map to Zipcodes to districts

I have found GIS shape files from the following link: http://elections.il.gov/votinginformation/2011congressionaldistricts.aspx What would be the easiest way if possible to process/tool that I need ...
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How to put zipcodes data onto a web map?

This is to create a cellphone coverage map. I'm being given a list of zipcodes and need to create a detailed static cellphone map (plus, ideally, an interactive zoomable map) of cellphone coverage ...
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US unemployment data by zip (or aggregating data up to county level)

I am trying to find unemployment rate data for the US that is: at 5 digit zip code level monthly, or quarterly, or even annually, for 2008-2012 free That seems to be impossible as far as I can ...
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How to convert zip codes to latitude and longitude?

I have a data set that includes a list of zip codes. Is there a way in R to convert these zip codes to latitude and longitude coordinates?
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Where can I find a list of non deliverable zip codes

Here is an interesting problem I am facing... There are certain areas within the US where the USPS does not offer postal delivery to those addresses. One example here is my Zipcode 92067 which is ...
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Looking for ZIP+4 boundaries

I know where to find 5-digit ZIP code boundaries. Do 9-digit ZIP code boundaries exist? If so, where might I find them?
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Most Up-To-Date Source for US Zip Code Boundaries

I was just wondering what the most up-to-date source for US Zip Code boundaries would be. My first thought was TIGER, whenever that comes out, but then I thought that the Postal Service might be a ...