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I think Geo::PostalCode would be at least a look. It reads the zipcode/city data from Bearkly DB's that you can get from http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/zip1999.html.

It seems pretty stright forwards, the relivant section from the docs is below:

$gp = Geo::PostalCode->new(db_dir => $db_dir);

Returns a new Geo::PostalCode object using the postalcode.db, latlon.db, and city.db Berkeley Database files in $db_dir.

$record = $gp->lookup_postal_code(postal_code => $postal_code);

Returns a hash reference containing four keys:

* lat - Latitude
* lon - Longitude
* city - City
* state - State two-letter abbreviation.

Hope that's of some use to you. . .


In reply to Re: Zip Code Module? by sifen
in thread Zip Code Module? by powerhouse

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