Elgin Zip Codes: Canada

Name Elgin County
Postal Code K0A, N0J, N0L, N5H, N5L, N5P, N5R
Seat Saint Thomas
Province Ontario (ON)
Country Canada
Continent North America
Place Zip Code County
Aylmer N5H Elgin
Belmont N0L Elgin
Dutton N0L Elgin
Eden N0J 1H0 Elgin
Fingal N0L 1K0 Elgin
Iona Station N0L Elgin
Port Burwell N0J Elgin
Port Stanley N5L Elgin
Richmond K0A Elgin
Rodney N0L Elgin
Saint Thomas N5P, N5R Elgin
Shedden N0L Elgin
Southwold N0L Elgin
Sparta N0L Elgin
Springfield N0L Elgin
Straffordville N0J Elgin
Talbotville Royal N0L 2K0 Elgin
Union N0L 2L0 Elgin
Vienna N0J 1Z0 Elgin
Wallacetown N0L 2M0 Elgin
West Lorne N0L 2P0 Elgin

There is a small line of difference between the zip code and the postal code. However, both are used to direct and filter mails and to determine the time and cost of mail delivery. In addition, these codes are also useful for collecting demographic information. Here we have given you all Elgin postal code - Elgin zip code - Elgin postcode that you can use for mailing in Elgin.

Postal Code:

Postal code can be defined as a coding system used by many countries around the world to facilitate automatic mail filtering. It is a series of numbers, or combinations of numbers and letters, that help mail departments and courier companies identify the exact location and location, where the email should be delivered or dropped.

The postal code indicates the width of the shipping area, which means that there is a single postal code, for different delivery areas, coming under the same area. For this purpose, there is a local distribution of postal code and therefore connected to a specific local area, however, the composition and functionality vary from one nation to another.

Therefore, postal codes can include country, region, municipality, roads, military, etc.

ZIP Code:

The name Zip Code is an acronym for the Zone Improvement Plan, launched by the United States Postal Services (USPS) in 1963.

The Zip Code is widely used to identify the exact place where parcels, packages and letters should be delivered, by dividing the regions into simple groups of locations, which speeds up the mail delivery process as mail sorting becomes easier. These geographical groups may contain various addresses, businesses, geographic features, etc.

Previously, it was a five-digit number, changed to a 9-digit number, to better identify the location, where the mail should be delivered.

Differences Between Zip Code and Postal Code:

The differences between zip code and postal code are discussed in the following points:

  1. Zip Code means a postal code, which is used in several countries with a postal address to specify a mailing address. On the other hand, the postal code indicates the code used in the postal address, which helps to filter emails for the purpose of delivering them to their destination.
  2. The Zip Code was introduced by the United States Postal Services (USPS) in 1963, and in 1959 the postal code was introduced.
  3. The Zip Code is widely used in the United States and the Philippines. In contrast, the Postal Code is used in some countries.
  4. The Zip code aims to separate regions to facilitate mail filtering, identifying the area where the email is directed. In contrast, the Postal Code is used for the purpose of identifying and identifying a location, planning a route, and collecting personal information.
  5. The zip code contains only numbers, and the postal code contains numbers or combinations of numbers and letters, and sometimes punctuation marks are also encoded with numbers and letters.


Many countries around the world use codes either postal code or zip code or any other similar code, by whatever name it is called, at the postal address. This often makes moving and delivery of mail easier, faster and more efficient, which not only saves the delivery time and efforts and prevents confusion, when two locations are known by the same name, city or town.