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Interpreting Block Number Tables

Many editions include a listing of block numbers somewhere in the prefatory material. Block numbers are usually used in real estate descriptions, and although that was not a function that fire insurance maps were designed to support, the presence of these listings indicates their value to insurance agents also.

Example of a Block Number Table
Example of a Block Number Table

Sometimes there is also a table showing changes in the numbering system used in a city.

Example of Block Numbers that are changed
Example of Block Numbers that are changed

How to interpret:

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