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Old 04-28-2012, 01:50 PM
 
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If the zip code is right it should get there.
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pelham Parkway,The Bronx
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If the zip code is right it should get there.
What I was going to say.I live in The Bronx but an aunt and a few other people send mail to me at my address with NY,NY 10467( my Bronx zip). It still gets to me.
As long as the street address and zip code are correct the rest doesn't matter.

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Old 04-29-2012, 04:48 AM
 
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I'm in Flushing so it's "Flushing, NY 11365"

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Old 04-29-2012, 06:25 AM
 
Location: BX
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Riverdale is an exception in the Bronx, as Riverdale, NY is commonly used in place of Bronx, NY, but I have never heard of Kingsbridge, NY being used, despite that being the name of one of the post offices that serves Riverdale.

Riverdale is not an exception considering u can put anything as long as zip codes are right. Its just the high and mighty jews there are too proud to put BRONX as their mailing address. "Oh no what would Ezekial think if he found out we lived in DA BRONX, Lets put Riverdale, NY to hide the harsh reality that we are part of the bronx."

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Old 04-29-2012, 07:26 AM
 
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Here in Queens, our neighborhoods are used for mailing addresses (for example, 11 Queens Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101). However, I know that it is different in many areas of the city.

How is your mail addressed to you? Does it go by New York, NY; Bronx, NY; etc? I'm told that some areas of Long Island use LI for their postal abbreviations.
This can be quite confusing, and most of that confusion is because the majority of addresses within New York City are other than "New York, NY" mailing address.

To make the geography of New York City much more more complicated than it need be, the U.S. Postal Service has divided the City of New York into 7+ postal cities: "New York, NY" (covers Manhattan and the Bronx); "Staten Island, NY"; "Brooklyn, NY" (covers most of Brooklyn and parts of northwest and southwest Queens); "Long Island City, NY" (most of the original Town of Newtown in Queens); "Flushing, NY" (includes all of the original Town of Flushing and parts of the Town of Newtown in Queens and also part of what was Town of Bushwick in Brooklyn); "Jamaica, NY" (most of the original Town of Jamaica in Queens and a small area in what was the East New York section of the Town of New Lots in Brooklyn); and, "Far Rockaway, NY" (in Queens).

Additionally, a few small areas in the Bronx are serviced by post offices located in Westchester County and hence have "Westchester" mailing addresses, such as "Yonkers, NY", "Pelham Manor, NY", etc.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:29 AM
 
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I'm moving to LI over the summer and don't know what my address will be out there.

On LI, You Ain't Where You Think You Are, rev. 3 may help you understand the great geographic confusions caused by non-conforming ZIP Code postal zones.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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This can be quite confusing, and most of that confusion is because the majority of addresses within New York City are other than "New York, NY" mailing address.

To make the geography of New York City much more more complicated than it need be, the U.S. Postal Service has divided the City of New York into 7+ postal cities: "New York, NY" (covers Manhattan and the Bronx); "Staten Island, NY"; "Brooklyn, NY" (covers most of Brooklyn and parts of northwest and southwest Queens); "Long Island City, NY" (most of the original Town of Newtown in Queens); "Flushing, NY" (includes all of the original Town of Flushing and parts of the Town of Newtown in Queens and also part of what was Town of Bushwick in Brooklyn); "Jamaica, NY" (most of the original Town of Jamaica in Queens and a small area in what was the East New York section of the Town of New Lots in Brooklyn); and, "Far Rockaway, NY" (in Queens).

Additionally, a few small areas in the Bronx are serviced by post offices located in Westchester County and hence have "Westchester" mailing addresses, such as "Yonkers, NY", "Pelham Manor, NY", etc.
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Old 04-29-2012, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Beautiful Pelham Parkway,The Bronx
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To make the geography of New York City much more more complicated than it need be, the U.S. Postal Service has divided the City of New York into 7+ postal cities: "New York, NY" (covers Manhattan and the Bronx); .......
Maybe this explains why although I live in The Bronx ,I get mail addressed to NY,NY and NYC,NY as long as the correct zip code is on there ?
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:46 AM
 
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This can be quite confusing, and most of that confusion is because the majority of addresses within New York City are other than "New York, NY" mailing address.

To make the geography of New York City much more more complicated than it need be, the U.S. Postal Service has divided the City of New York into 7+ postal cities: "New York, NY" (covers Manhattan and the Bronx); "Staten Island, NY"; "Brooklyn, NY" (covers most of Brooklyn and parts of northwest and southwest Queens); "Long Island City, NY" (most of the original Town of Newtown in Queens); "Flushing, NY" (includes all of the original Town of Flushing and parts of the Town of Newtown in Queens and also part of what was Town of Bushwick in Brooklyn); "Jamaica, NY" (most of the original Town of Jamaica in Queens and a small area in what was the East New York section of the Town of New Lots in Brooklyn); and, "Far Rockaway, NY" (in Queens).

Additionally, a few small areas in the Bronx are serviced by post offices located in Westchester County and hence have "Westchester" mailing addresses, such as "Yonkers, NY", "Pelham Manor, NY", etc.
Very insightful, sir. Thank you.

The reason why I asked is because my friend, who also lives in Queens, gave her mailing address to me recently as "Kew Gardens, NY" instead of "Jamaica, NY" even though Kew Gardens does not have a dedicated postal zone in Queens.
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:50 AM
 
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Maybe this explains why although I live in The Bronx ,I get mail addressed to NY,NY and NYC,NY as long as the correct zip code is on there ?
Over the years, the USPS has sort of softened its stance and " ... as long as the correct zip code is on there ... " is now the important factor in mail getting delivered, regardless of the postal city or postal town listed as part of the address.
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