Mexico Postal Codes, Time Zones Database

mexico postal codes This is our standard Mexican Postal Codes database with the addition of Time Zones and Daylight Savings Time flags. We utilize advanced mapping techniques to provide an extremely accurate enterprise-class database. This product has undergone years of refinement, included rigid standardization and uniformity of data. You can expect about 140,000+ records and 32,000 unique Mexico Postal Codes. Each postal code can span more than one town or neighborhood. This database is updated regularly.

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  • Immediate Download

    Download of the Mexico Postal Codes database is available immediately upon purchase and for the duration of the annual subscription.

  • Regular Updates

    We update our database as changes become available. We recommend you download the latest on a monthly or quarterly basis.

  • Free FTP/SFTP (upon request)

    To update your database without human intervention, we can provide an FTP address for you to write a script to access. Just request it after purchase.

  • Multi-Cities per Postal Code

    If a Mexico Postal Code boundary covers more than one city, each city is listed as a separate record.

  • Data Format - CSV

    Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Text File

  • Postal Code

    The Mexico postal codes are a 5-digit integer, similar to the U.S. ZIP Code.

  • State Code

    State Abbreviation - can be from 2‐4 characters long

  • Type Code

    Type Code - Abbreviation for District Type: COL (Colonia), UHAB (Unidad Habitacional), etc.

  • Place Name

    Place Names (towns or neighborhoods) - up to 60 characters long

  • Municipality Name

    This is a region within a state or a division in a large city. For instance, Mexico City has 16 delegations: Alvaro Obregon, Benito Juarez, etc.

  • Major City Name

    If postal code is part of a main city, it’s listed here. Rural areas do not have anything in this field. This can be up to 40 characters.

  • Sequence Number

    A unique number we created to easily differentiate the many Place Names within a postal code. A single postal code can have dozens of place names.

  • Time Zone

    This is the time from UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), which are negative numbers in this hemisphere.

  • Daylight Saving Time

    Mexico Postal Codes can have 3 options: ‘MX’ (observes Mexican Daylight Saving Time), ‘US’ (a border city that chooses to observe U.S. Daylight Saving Time), or ‘NO’ (not observed)