Zip Codes

Happy 50th Birthday, ZIP Codes!

The ZIP code is 50 years old, which means today is the day to take some time to learn about those five little digits we all take for granted. We’ll start with the basics: learning what this acronym means. ZIP stands for Zoning Improvement Plan, and it was put into place in July of 1963 as a way to manage the extreme increase in the amount of mail being sent around the country...