Jan 25, 2024


Address Autocomplete

A tool to extract address suggestions for a complete or partial address.

Address Cleansing

A solution to remove duplicates, organise data in a consistent format and correct inaccurate data.

Address Standardization

The process of formatting an address so that it matches the approved format of the national postal authority

Address Verification

The process of capturing and cleaning the contact address data. Read our Address Verification Guide.


An administrative or political subdivision of a state that consists of a geographic region with specific boundaries and some level of governmental authority.


Part of the address that gives directional information for delivery (i.e., N, S, E, W, NE, NW, SE, SW).

Fuzzy Matching

A smart algorithm used to correct and resolve incomplete or incorrect addresses entered by users onto forms. Read our Fuzzy Matching Guide.


Taking an address and returning a latitude/longitude location


Short for Post Office Box, a PO Box is a locked box located in a Post Office lobby or other authorized place that customers and businesses may rent for delivery of their mail.


Short for Unites States Postal Service, this is the federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States

Zip Code

A 5-digit numbers created by the USPS that represent post offices all over the US. Each 5-digit zip code comprises the national area, the region or city, and the delivery area. Read our Zip Code Guide.