Zip code means? this was a question that our readers. At first, I thought of answering the question through the comment box, but after thinking about it, I decided, not only to answer through the comment section, but through a blog post too.
So today, I will be sharing with you, the full meaning of Zip codes.
A code which was established by the United States Postal Service, and for the Zip code was established solely for the purposes of identifying a location and routing a/the mail to that location.
A zip code was first, or I should put it, a Zip code was originally 5 digits long, but due to increased locations and other factors, it has now been expanded to 9 digits for more detailed identification.
Although the 5 digit zip code is still sufficient for sending all items of mail, the 9 digit zip code plays a much bigger role.
The newly introduced 9 digits is used primarily by businesses as they sometimes get a discount for doing so.
Zip code stands for ‘Zoning Improvement Plan’ code.
Using the word ‘zip code’ in a Sentence
Despite being located in the same zip code, the two residences were have nothing in common, one was located in the desired school district and had recent renovations and the other was in total disrepair.
You should note here, that one of the most well-known zip codes is “90210”. This Zip code is currently the Beverly Hills designation, this famous number was the title of a popular 90’s TV show, which was shoot and set in that city.