At the request of Chesterfield County, the U.S. Postal Service has approved the use of optional or alternate community names for addresses in several ZIP codes in northern and southern Chesterfield County.
Residents and businesses now will have the option of using the community names “North Chesterfield” and “South Chesterfield,” respectively, in ZIP codes where Richmond, Colonial Heights and Petersburg currently are used. For instance, a resident currently using Richmond in his or her mailing address may choose to use North Chesterfield, instead.
ZIP codes where North Chesterfield may be used instead of Richmond include 23224, 23225, 23234, 23235, 23236 and 23237. ZIP codes where South Chesterfield may be substituted for Petersburg or Colonial Heights include 23803 and 23834.