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Online shopping has played a role in boosting the number of trucks in Philadelphia, with 18,000 deliveries and pickups taking place each day in Center City’s four main zip codes.
Search online at sites like GoodRx.com and BlinkHealth.com to compare prices in your zip code and get free coupons.
Great vintage ad: A reminder from the post office that readers in 1967 still had to be told how to find out their own zip codes.
The homer everyone was talking about was Contreras’ monster shot in the second inning that would have landed in a different zip code if not for the left-field scoreboard blocking its path.
And access to excellent schools increasingly depends on a good zip code.
Just enter a zip code or city and the animation will show how much of our sun will be blocked by the moon in any given location over the three hour period of the eclipse (sped up for convenience to 1,000 to 4,000 times normal speed).
Incorporating data from more than 26,000 zip codes, a new index sorts U.S. cities, counties, and congressional districts based on their economic well-being—demonstrating the country’s widening geographic gap.
According to Niche, out of 197 school districts in Oregon, these are the top 15: 1-Lake Oswego School District median home list price is $965,000 (97034 zip code), according to Realtor.com.
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Origin and Etymology of zip code
First Known Use: 1963See Words from the same year
ZIP-CODE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of zip code for English Language Learners
: a group of numbers that is used in the U.S. as part of an address to identify a mail delivery area (such as a town or a part of a city)
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