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    Default Where to use commas in an address when the address is in a sentence

    Where do you use commas in an address when the address is in a sentence and the sentence continues after the address?

    Which is correcet?

    The family travelled to Los Angeles, California in the middle of winter.

    The family travelled to Los Angeles, California, in the middle of winter.

    Our records were destroyed in the Los Angeles, California earthquake of 1949.

    Our records were destroyed in the Los Angeles, California, earthquake of 1949.

    The house at 1555 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90210, was sold today.

    The house at 1555 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90210 was sold today.




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    Default Re: Where to use commas in an address when the address is in a sentence

    2, 4, and 5 are correct.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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