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How should I format addresses?

Learn about the data formats we accept in Google's Complete Map Content Specifications.

 

Addresses are used for points of interest and geocodes as below, plus a slight variant is used for streets. Address should include the following in separate columns:
Field Description Example
ST_NUM Street Number  125
ST_NAME Street Name and Type (the words StreetAvenue, etc., can be abbreviated) Powell St
NEIGHBH (optional) Neighborhood Name  Union Square
CITY City Name San Francisco
STATE State (Two Letter Abbreviation) CA
ZIP 5-digit zip code 94108 
CNT_NAME (optional) County Name San Francisco
CNT_FIPS (optional) County FIPS 6-4 code (see here and here) 06075
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