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Zip Search Version 0.9

posted on 2023-11-30, 08:22 authored by USDA Agricultural Research Service

Java Tool to extrapolate latitude and longitude from US Postal Service database

The purpose of this tool is to estimate latitude and longitude from a user inputted zip code. This tool has been useful in collecting latitude and longitude data for users within the US that may not have known their corresponding latitude and longitude information.

User Input :

The sole input from the user is the zip code. The program searches the database and then displays the corresponding geographical latitude and longitude. This model was developed as an aid to gather latitude and longitude data from user of our other software tools.

This model was developed in JAVA, is simple to use, and runs on multiple platforms (e.g. Mac, PC, Sun).

Resources in this dataset:


Agricultural Research Service


Data contact name

Johnson, Jane

Data contact email


United States Department of Agriculture


  • Not specified

ISO Topic Category

  • environment
  • farming

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

computer software; models; longitude; databases; United States

OMB Bureau Code

  • 005:18 - Agricultural Research Service

OMB Program Code

  • 005:040 - National Research

ARS National Program Number

  • 305

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2019). Zip Search Version 0.9. United States Department of Agriculture.