How to Address a Letter to a Mayor
29 SEP 2017
When addressing a letter to someone with a title, it's important to follow proper etiquette. For example, if the letter is meant for a government official, such as a mayor of a city, you should include his title in the appropriate way to indicate respect for him and for the position.
1 Write The Honorable or Honorable or on the first line
Write "The Honorable" or "Honorable" on the first line, followed by the mayor's first and last names. For example, "The Honorable John Doe."
2 Skip a line
Skip a line. Below the mayor's name, write "Mayor of ___" and include the city or town that the mayor serves. For example, "Mayor of Anytown."
3 Skip a line
Skip a line. Below "Mayor of ___," write the city, state and ZIP code. For example, "Anytown, VA 12345."