Sectional center facility (SCF)


A Destination Sectional Center Facility (SCF) is a Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) of the United States Postal Service (USPS) that serves a designated geographical area defined by one or more three-digit ZIP Code prefixes.

The following are the USPS SCF's (along with associated airports) by state that, together, form the backbone of the primary mail service in the United States.


Note: Alabama 369 is served by Meridian, Mississippi.


  • Anchorage (995-996): 4141 Postmark Dr., Anchorage, AK 99519,[1] served by Anchorage International Airport
  • Fairbanks (997)
  • Juneau (998)
  • Ketchikan (999)

American Samoa

American Samoa is served by the SCF in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Regional:*Pago Pago, AS (96799)


Note: AZ 865 served by Gallup, New Mexico; 854, 858, and 861 are unassigned.


Note: Arkansas 723 served by Memphis, Tennessee.


Note: CA 961 is served by Reno, Nevada; CA 909 and 929 are unassigned.




District of Columbia

Note: Mail deposited in Washington DC may be postmarked from Suburban Maryland.[2]

  • Washington (200, 202-205), 900 Brentwood Rd NE, Washington DC 20066-9998
    • 200 - street, PO box addresses
    • 202-205 - US government, agencies, etc.


Note: Florida 343, 345, and 348 are unassigned. For 340, see Military below.


Note: Georgia 307 is served by Chattanooga, Tennessee.


  • SCF Barrigada (969), served by Guam International Airport.

Regional post offices:


Honolulu (967-968), served by Honolulu International Airport.

Regional post offices:

    • Hilo (96720-21) (on the island of Hawaii)
    • Kaunakakai (96748) (on the island of Moloka'i)
    • Lanai City (96763) (on the island of Lanai)
    • Lihue (96766) (on the island of Kaua'i)
    • Wailuku (96793) (on the island of Maui)



Note: Illinois 620 & 622 are served by St. Louis, Missouri; 621 is unassigned.


Note: Indiana 470 is served by Cincinnati, Ohio; Indiana 471 is served by Louisville, Kentucky;


Note: Iowa 515-516 are served by Omaha, Nebraska; Iowa 527-528 are served by Rock Island, Illinois; 517-519 are unassigned.


Note: 660-662 are now served by Kansas City, Missouri; 663 is unassigned.


Note: Kentucky 410 is served by Cincinnati, Ohio; Kentucky 424 is served by Evansville, Indiana; 419 is unassigned.


Note: 702 and 709 are unassigned.


Note: Maine 039 is served by Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

  • Portland (040-042, 043, 045, 048-049) 125 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04101
  • Bangor (044, 046-047)


Note: 213 is unassigned.


Note: Massachusetts 027 is served by Providence, Rhode Island.

  • Springfield (010-011, 013) 1800 Page Blvd., Springfield, MA 01152
  • Pittsfield (012)
  • Central Massachusetts (014-017) 192 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01546
  • Middlesex-Essex (018-019, 055) 76 Main St., North Reading, MA 01889
  • Boston (021-022) 25 Dorchester Ave., Boston, MA 02205
  • Brockton (020, 023) 225 Liberty St., Brockton, MA 02302
  • Northwest Boston (024) 200 Smith St., Waltham, MA 02451
  • Cape Cod (025-026) 25 Tobey Rd., Wareham, MA 02571



Note: 552 is unassigned.


Note: Mississippi 386 is served by Memphis, Tennessee.


Note: Missouri 634-635 are served by Quincy, Illinois; 632, 642-643, and 659 are unassigned.



Note: 682 is unassigned.


Note: 892 is unassigned.

New Hampshire

Note: New Hampshire 035-037 are served by White River Junction, Vermont.

  • Manchester (030-034) 955 Goffs Falls Rd., Manchester, NH 03103
  • Portsmouth (038, Maine 039) 345 Heritage Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801

New Jersey


New Mexico

Note: 872, and 876 are unassigned.

New York

111 SCF
  • New York (100-102)
  • Staten Island (103)
  • Bronx (104)
  • Westchester (105-109)
  • Queens (110-111, 113-114)
  • Brooklyn (112,116)
  • Western Nassau (115) Garden City
  • Mid-Island (005, 117-119) Melville
  • Albany (120-123), 30 Old Karner Road, Albany
  • Mid-Hudson (124-127), 99 Enterprise Drive, Newburgh
  • Glens Falls (128), 16 Hudson Avenue, Glens Falls
  • Plattsburgh (129), 46 Veterans Lane, Plattsburgh
  • Syracuse (130-132, 136), 5640 E. Taft Road, Syracuse
  • Utica (133-135), 100 Pitcher Street, Utica
  • Binghamton (137-139), 115 Henry Street, Binghamton
  • Buffalo (140-143), 1200 William Street, Buffalo
  • Rochester (144-146), 1335 Jefferson Road, Rochester
  • Jamestown (147), 300 E. Third Street, Jamestown
  • Elmira (148-149), 1580 Sullivan Street, Elmira

North Carolina

North Dakota

Northern Mariana Islands

See Guam above.



Note: Oklahoma 739 is served by Liberal, Kansas; 732 and 742 are unassigned; 733 is assigned to Austin, Texas.


Note: Oregon 979 is served by Boise, Idaho.


See Guam above.


Puerto Rico

  • San Juan (006-007, 009, US Virgin Islands 008)

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Note: South Carolina 297 is served by Charlotte, North Carolina; South Carolina 298 is served by Augusta, Georgia; and South Carolina 299 is served by Savannah, Georgia.

South Dakota




Note: 842 is unassigned.


Note: 055 is assigned to Middlesex-Essex, Massachusetts.

U.S. Virgin Islands

See Puerto Rico above.


Note: Virginia 246 is served by Bluefield, West Virginia.


Note: Washington 986 is served by Portland, Oregon. 987 is unassigned.

West Virginia

Note: West Virginia 267 is served by Cumberland, Maryland. 269 was deleted in 1965.


Note: Wisconsin 540 is served by St. Paul, Minnesota.


Note: Wyoming 821 is served by Billings, Montana.


The Military Postal Service Agency (MPSA) takes control of the mail at New York, Miami, or San Francisco, and then routes it to its intended destination.

Note: for military postal purposes Canada, Africa, and the Middle East are in Europe.

Armed Forces Americas

Armed Forces Americas is served by SCF Miami FL 331

  • Latin America and the Caribbean (340)

Armed Forces Europe

Armed Forces Europe is served by SCF New York NY 100

  • Germany (090-092)
  • Contingency (093)
  • United Kingdom (094)
  • Ships (095)
  • Italy and Spain (096)
  • Other Europe (097)
  • Middle East/Africa (098)

Armed Forces Pacific

Armed Forces Pacific is served by SCF San Francisco CA 940

  • Korea (962)
  • Japan (963)
  • Philippines (964)
  • Other Pacific (965)
  • Ships (966)


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