postal zone

postal zone - A geographic measurement that is based on the distance between units of the earth's area 30 minutes square. This data is generally used when computing postage on zone-rate mail (such as Parcel Post) between USPS facilities including military post offices. (Also see zone)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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