Dealer Zones and Numbers
This information is compiled from information gathered from members and
others. It is not guaranteed for accuracy. General Motors assigned zone and
dealer numbers to active dealers at the time of assignment. As dealerships changed
ownership and went out of business the dealer number may be re-assigned to other new
dealerships. For this reason dates are included with this information where known.
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About 'Zone' and Dealer Codes:
These were listed on the window sticker and build sheet and denoted the area and dealer
that the car was destined to be delivered to. Finding this info on your classic will
determine where your vehicle was originally sold.
If you have an original window sticker, this info should be on the sticker...probably
near the upper left below or beside the dealer's address. The number is written, usually,
as a five digit #...the first two are the Zone # and the remaining three are the dealer #.
and of course it's on the build sheet too.
A note about the window sticker, it sits right below the "Chevrolet Motor Division
General Motors Corporation" print (at least for 1970) and was written as 27-208.
Canadian cars may list the number as a unit: 81900 - this would be zone 81 dealer 900
(from GM production sheet).