What are the official Canada Post abbreviations for municipalities in Ontario?

To meet addressing guidelines or to accommodate limitations on address fields in your database, you may need to adjust the names of towns, cities or communities with long names. 

Canada Post has a list of official abbreviations for some municipalities in Ontario with names longer than 13 characters.

Use these official shortened names:

  • If your database fields cannot accommodate longer names.
  • To ensure the mailing address fits on a standard mailing label while meeting the addressing guidelines outlined by Canada Post.

Find the official abbreviations for some municipalities in Ontario below.

Municipality 13-character abbreviation 18-character abbreviation

ARMSTRONG STATION

ARMSTRONG-STN

 

ASPHODEL-NORWOOD

ASPHODEL

 

BATCHAWANA BAY

BATCHAWAN-BAY

 

BIG TROUT LAKE

BIG-TROUT-LK

 

BLEZARD VALLEY

BLEZARD-VLY

 

BLUE MOUNTAINS

BLUE MTNS

 

BURRITTS RAPIDS

BURRITTS-RPDS

 

CAISTOR CENTRE

CAISTOR-CTRE

 

CALEDON VILLAGE

CALEDON-VLLGE

 

CARLETON PLACE

CARLETON-PLCE

 

CARLSBAD SPRINGS

CARLSBAD-SPRG

 

CARRYING PLACE

CARRYING-PLCE

 

CHUTE A BLONDEAU

CHUTE-BLNDEAU

 

CLARENCE CREEK

CLARENCE-CRK

 

CLARENDON STATION

CLARENDON-STN

 

CLEARWATER BAY

CLEARWATER-B

 

COATSWORTH STATION

COATSWRTH-STN

 

CUMBERLAND BEACH

CUMBRLAND-BCH

 

DOKIS FIRST NATION

DOKIS FN

 

FITZROY HARBOUR

FITZROY-HBR

 

FORESTERS FALLS

FORESTERS-FLS

 

FREDERICKHOUSE

FREDRICKHOUSE

 

GADS HILL

GADS-HILL-STN

 

GLEN ROBERTSON

GLEN-ROBERTSN

 

GRASSY NARROWS

GRASSY-NARRWS

 

HIAWATHA

HIAWATHA FN

 

HIGHLAND GROVE

HIGHLAND-GRVE

 

HOLLAND CENTRE

HOLLAND-CTRE

 

HOLLAND LANDING

HOLLAND-LNDG

 

HORNELL HEIGHTS

HORNELL-HGTS

 

HORNINGS MILLS

HORNINGS-MLLS

 

IROQUOIS FALLS

IROQUOIS-FLLS

 

IROQUOIS FALLS A

IROQUOIS-FLSA

 

JACKSONS POINT

JACKSONS-PT

 

JORDAN STATION

JORDAN-STN

 

JUNIPER ISLAND

JUNIPER-ISLD

 

KAKABEKA FALLS

KAKABEKA-FLLS

 

KINGFISHER LAKE

KINGFISHER-LK

 

LAC LA CROIX FIRST NATION

LAC LA CROIX

LAC LA CROIX FN

LANSDOWNE HOUSE

LANDSDWNE-HSE

 

LITTLE BRITAIN

LTL-BRITAIN

 

LITTLE CURRENT

LTL-CURRENT

 

LONGFORD MILLS

LONGFORD-MLLS

 

MCARTHURS MILLS

MCARTHUR-MLLS

 

MCDONALDS CORNERS

MCDONALDS-CRN

 

MCKENZIE ISLAND

MCKENZIE-ISLD

 

MISSISSIPPI STATION

MISSISSIP-STN

MISSISSIPPI-STN

MONTREAL RIVER HARBOUR

MONTL-RIV-HBR

MONTREAL-RIV-HARBR

MOUNT PLEASANT

MNT-PLEASANT

 

MOUNTAIN GROVE

MOUNTAIN-GRVE

 

NESTLETON STATION

NESTLETON-STN

 

NIAGARA ON THE LAKE

NIAGARA-LK

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LKE

NORTH KAWARTHA

NORTHKAWARTHA

 

NORTH LANCASTER

N-LANCASTER

 

NORTH SPIRIT LAKE

N-SPIRIT-LAKE

 

NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA

NB PENINSULA

 

OSNABURGH HOUSE

OSNABURGH-HSE

 

OTONABEE

OSM-TOWNSHIP

 

OXFORD STATION

OXFORD-STN

 

PENETANGUISHENE

PENETNGUSHENE

 

PERRAULT FALLS

PERRAULT-FLLS

 

POINTE AUX ROCHES

PTE-AU-ROCHES

 

POINTE-AU-BARIL-STATION

PTE-AU-BARIL

POINTE-BARIL-STN

PORQUIS JUNCTION

PORQUIS-JCT

 

PORT SANDFIELD

PT-SANDFIELD

 

PROTON STATION

PROTON-STN

 

PROVIDENCE BAY

PROVIDNCE-BAY

 

RICHARDS LANDING

RICHARDS-LNDG

 

RIVER DRIVE PARK

RIVER-DR-PK

 

ROUND LAKE CENTRE

ROUND-LK-CTRE

 

RUSCOM STATION

RUSCOM-STN

 

SAINT-PASCAL-BAYLON

ST-PSCAL-BYLN

 

SAULT STE. MARIE

S-STE-MARIE

 

SMOOTH ROCK FALLS

SMOOTH-RCK-FL

 

SNOW ROAD STATION

SNOW-ROAD-STN

 

SOUTH BAYMOUTH

S-BAYMOUTH

 

SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA

SB PENINSULA

 

SOUTH LANCASTER

S-LANCASTER

 

SOUTH MOUNTAIN

S-MOUNTAIN

 

SOUTH PORCUPINE

S-PORCUPINE

 

SOUTH WOODSLEE

S-WOODSLEE

 

ST ANDREWS WEST

ST-ANDREWS-W

 

ST GEORGE BRANT

ST-GEORGE-BRT

 

STE ANNE DE PRESCOTT

ST-ANNE-PRESC

STE-ANNE-PRESCOTT

STRAFFORDVILLE

STRAFFORDVILL

 

STURGEON FALLS

STURGEON-FLLS

 

UPPER CANADA VILLAGE

UP-CANADA-VLG

UPPR-CANADA-VILLGE

VICTORIA HARBOUR

VICTORIA-HBR

 

VINELAND STATION

VINELAND-STN

 

WALFORD STATION

WALFORD-STN

 

WHITEFISH FALLS

WHITEFISH-FLS

 

WINCHESTER SPRINGS

WNCHSTER-SPRG

 

WINDHAM CENTRE

WINDHAM-CTRE

 

WUNNUMIN LAKE

WUNNUMMIN-LK