Hi Carl, Tuesday, December 23, 2003, 8:35:56 AM, you wrote: C> Hi Scott, C> Thanks for your reply. I have tried many ways to get a good mailing list C> using a spreadsheet to sort but cannot. Let me be truthful; I am trying C> to developed or capture a mailing list off the public records databases of C> the Internet. I am interested only in zipcode 77346 which has C> approximately 12,000 postal addresses and I can buy the mailing list. But, C> I am cheap. I know that the state of Texas collects property and school C> taxes based on records kept by "Tax Appraisal Districts", which are the C> government agencies that determine how much we pay in property & school C> taxes. Texas has an "open records" law that require public data to be C> disclosed when needed. For some reason I don't understand, the tax C> appraisal districts have all their databases on the Internet accessible to C> anyone with the desire to go get them. At http://www.hcad.org/, one can What pages are you going to to get the info? When I copy-n-paste the data, I get 5 columns, with the account #, owner name, property address, zip code, and key map. --Scott. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.