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A postal code (aka 'ZIP code' (Zone Improvement Plan code) in the U.S.) is a series of letters and/or digits which is useful to identify a particular region or route. In some cases, they may identify company (eg, The Washington Post or a large university) or a post office (typically used for Post Office boxes). Postal codes areas are typically contiguous, but may not be mutually exclusive in the case of overlapping postal routes.

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Is there a tool to match zip codes to cities?

I have a data set with zipcodes and would like to do a bulk upload to a tool that will give me the cities each zip is in (US only.)
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Weather Web Service by Postal Code?

I'm looking for either a website, a web service, an RSS feed, etc. that would allow me to look up current and historic weather info for a particular zipcode or region in the U.S., specifically: ...
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Is there a free downloadable administrative division database of Germany?

Is there downloadable and freely available database with administrative units of Germany (lands, cities, and if available, streets with zip codes)? In many countries such databases are provided ...
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Trying to link ZIP code to core-based statistical area

I have a dataset downloaded from the IRS reporting AGI by ZIP code (link: However, I'm interested in tying each ZIP code to statistical areas (whether it's [a] primary statistical area, [b] ...
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Sources of political voting records at the county level?

Is there a database of which party (Democrats/Republicans/Other) won which county/zip code in a U.S. presidential election? Even better would be a panel of these data. If no public database like this ...
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Postal codes and city districts worldwide for download

I am searching a database of all zipcodes / postal codes and the city districts (part of the cities) in the world. Is there some service like the GeoNames database? I spoke with GeoNames, but they don'...
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I need a KML file for Northern Ireland BT postcodes

I'm displaying a map of territories, which consist of UK postcode districts (e.g. SN12) The wikipedia page for each postal area includes a kml file that includes each district separately, which I'm ...
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Shapefile of Portugal 4 digit Postal codes

I'm looking for shapefiles that contain Portugal 4 digits postal codes polygons Are there any open-source or public resources where I can obtain these files?
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Any help on getting the city or zip codes that make up metropolitan statistical areas?

I have a list of addresses (city, state, zip) and I'd like to group them into regions throughout the united states. It seems that metro/micropolitan statistical areas is a good way of doing that, but ...
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