Canada Postal Code to Latitude/Longitude, Multi-City Database

Postal Codes with Alternate Township Names

This Enterprise Class Canada Postal CodesOM database is considerably different than standard Canadian Postal Codes databases. Those familiar with this industry know that there are numerous cities and towns that are simply not found in a regular list of Canada Postal Codes.

Our CanadaPlus Edition provides a truly comprehensive list of possible cities and towns per Postal Code by acquiring supplementary sources and employing our own research. This edition has 1.2 million records (over 375,000 more city names than ordinary Canadian Postal CodeOM databases). It is extremely clean due to a verification process which we’ve honed for years. Our database is standardized to ensure consistent casing, correct spellings, and uniformity.

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Exceptionally Comprehensive

Our CanadaPlus Edition contains around 1.2 million records. By comparison, most Canadian Postal database options (including our Standard Canadian Postal CodesOM) have around 875,000 records. This database is intended for corporate clients and is excellent for establishing Time Zones for Canadian customers, meeting Canada Post requirements, and city verification.

Stable Verification Methods

As the very first U.S. Company to ever license Canadian Postal CodeOM Database from Canada Post, we know precision and accuracy is a result of manual verification, cross-referencing with multiple resources, and stable methods. We’ve been refining our procedures and algorithms for identifying and resolving irregularities since 1992! Learn more: View the Product Documentation   /   Watch our Accuracy Matters video

Database Specs

Multi-Cities per Postal Code

If a Postal CodeOM 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 Postal CodeOM is 7 characters in the following format: ANA NAN.  Please note that there is a space in the 4th position

Province Code

The Province code is 2 characters (AB=Alberta, BC=British Columbia, MB=Manitoba, etc.)

City/ Town

The city/town is up to 30 characters long.

City Sequence

This 2 digit max field will contain a '1' for a Postal Code'sOM primary city and increment for alternate cities.

Time Zones

The format is: ‐9999 (2‐digit hours and 2‐digit minutes relative to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)). All Time Zones in the Western Hemisphere are negative relative to the GMT. (-0500=Eastern, -0600=Central, etc.) Note: both Hours and Minutes are imperative for accuracy. For example, Newfoundland Island (not the mainland) is -0330 (minus 3 hours and 30 minutes from GMT), yet the Newfoundland mainland is -0400 hours from GMT.

Daylight Saving Time Flag

Indicates whether Daylight Savings Time is observed in that Postal CodeOM area.

Area Code

The 3 digit Canadian telephone area code.

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Canada Postal Codes with Latitude and Longitude (Geocoded ~875,000 Records) Canada Postal CodesOM without Latitude and Longitude CanadaPlus with Latitude / Longitude (Geocoded ~1.2 million records)