All similar words—alley, drive, road, terrace—are always spelled out. See also state abbreviations. But most of them are pretty intuitive.
Subscribe to Grammar Underground How to Write Addresses One of the most common things I have to change in the articles I edit is the way addresses are written. Thank you, June 11, at 6: The most important thing, of course, is consistency. USPS abbreviations are used for both the street address and state, and there is no punctuation in the lines for the street address or city, state and ZIP code.
The museum is at Maple Ln. And, of course, getting it right is much more important than making it pretty.
So, for example, in the Los Angeles Times, cities mentioned are always considered to be within California unless expressly stated otherwise. The museum is at 3rd St. I think the more common interpretation is that the word "avenue" is shared.
Always use figures for an address number. Paul and Mary Moore reside at E. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. So if you want an easy-to-remember and easy-to-read style, just either spell out every street name or spell out all but Ave.
Abbreviate compass points used to indicate directional ends of a street or quadrants of a city in a numbered address: Do not abbreviate if the number is omitted: Use the abbreviations Ave. Addresses in other countries should be presented in a style consistent with the postal requirements of that country.
The Graduate Center is located at E. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.
Do not use periods in quadrant abbreviations—NW, SE: Name of individual, Title optional Name of college, department or office Western Michigan University. On the other hand, if you like the handy two-letter versions better, you can make that call for your own website or blog. Spell them out and capitalize when part of a formal street name without a number: Use the standard U.
SE in Grand Rapids, Mich.
We can talk about 10th Avenue by giving it a nickname, "10th" as in, "I parked on 10th, near the Starbucks.
Many newspaper styles say to use numerals for everything in an address -- even numbers less than The correct way to present U. Postal Service abbreviations below for addresses, whether used in text or block address form.
If you want to mirror newspaper style, avoid those two-letter postal abbreviations.Write the return address--also called the "from" address--in capital letters on the upper-left corner of the envelope. Leave out all commas and periods. Not sure about the punctuation and I am finding conflicting resources online.
Also, any opinion on whether I should spell out "South" or "Street?" Here's what I've got so far (not my real address). USPS abbreviations are used for both the street address and state, and there is no punctuation in the lines for the street address or city, state and ZIP code.
Write to Paul and Mary Moore, E Main St, Portage MI Don’t use full stops or commas; Start each line on the left (don’t centre the lines) You don’t need to write the name of the county if you’ve included the town and postcode. Return address. If you want to make sure your post can get back to you, don’t forget to include your UK return address on each item.
Correct: Write me in care of Post Office BoxShelton, Connecticut (Comma after state or province and before postal code is optional.) If the address is on an envelope or is otherwise written out line by line, no comma is needed when a new line begins.
Be sure your address and contact information are prominently displayed in the header of your resume beneath your name at the top of the page. How to Write an Address on .Download