Columbia has 10 ZIP codes:
65201 for addresses south of Interstate 70 and east of Providence Road
65202 for addresses north of I-70
65203 for addresses south of I-70 and west of Providence Road, including Providence Road
65205 for all post office boxes
65211 for MU administrative offices
65212 for University Hospital and Clinics
65215 for Stephens College
65216 for Columbia College
65217 for State Farm Insurance Co.
65218 for Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.
ZIP stands for Zone Improvement Program.
LINKS AND SOURCES
Columbia Missourian stylebook