What are the extra 4 digits of my zip code?

Your ZIP+4 is a basic five-digit code with four digits added as an extra identifier. It helps to identify a geographic segment within the five-digit delivery area, such as a city block, a group of apartments, an individual high-volume receiver of mail, or a post office box.

What zip code is 14606?

ZIP Code 14606

Post Office City: Rochester, NY (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:39pm)
Area code: 585 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates: 43.17, -77.69 ZIP (~4 mile radius)

What does the extension on a ZIP code mean?

ZIP+4 Codes (or ZIP Plus 4 Codes) are the final 4 digits of a full nine-digit ZIP Code. The first five digits indicate the destination post office or delivery area. The last 4 digits represent specific delivery routes within delivery areas. ZIP plus 4 codes assist the USPS in effectively sorting and distributing mail.

What is the 2nd part of a zip code?

Each number of a zip code corresponds to a specific piece of information about the destination. The first number, between 0-9, denotes a geographic area of the U.S. The second two numbers of a zip code specify a specific region within that geographic area and the last two are meant to indicate a specific Post Office.

What is the 4 digit extension?

What is the four-digit extension? It represents a specific delivery route within that overall delivery area. For PO boxes, the four-digit extension usually includes the PO box number. Including the last four digits means mailings will arrive to their intended destination faster, as well as discounts on bulk mailings.

Can a zip code change?

Because they are based on delivery routes instead of more permanent boundaries, the last 4 digits of a complete ZIP code can change often. Five-digit ZIP codes also change, but they do so infrequently. A ZIP code is a postal code used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) in a system it introduced in 1963.