What Are the ZIP Codes in New Jersey?


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New Jersey ZIP codes range from 07001 to 08989. ZIP codes beginning with 070 include locations in the New Jersey counties of Middlesex, Essex and Bergen.

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The area of the state in the 080 ZIP codes includes the counties nearest to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania such as Camden and Burlington. Some of the New Jersey ZIP codes beginning with 080 encompass areas on the eastern shore of New Jersey, including the towns of West Creek in the 08092 ZIP code and Little Egg Harbor in the 08087 postal area.

The U.S. Postal Service launched the use of ZIP codes in 1963 after assigning every address a code. In 1967, the USPS made usage of a ZIP code mandatory for second- and third-class bulk mail; businesses and the general public followed suit for first-class postage. The first digit refers to a region of the country, while the next two digits designate a population center.

UnitedStatesZIPCode.org has printable maps of all 50 states with ZIP codes. Further, the site provides a downloadable database of all U.S. ZIP codes. As of 2015, the site's ZIP code data comes from the U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service and Yahoo. The website also offers a shipping calculator.

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