A word preceding the street name that indicates the directional taken by the thoroughfare. Refer to Cardinal Direction for constrained list. In the examples "North Lane" and "South Carolina Avenue" the directional words are part of the Street Name, not the Street Name Predirectional.
Street Name Pre Directional
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|North||Lying toward, or facing the north.||None|
|Northeast||Lying toward, or facing the northeast.||None|
|East||Lying toward, or facing the east.||None|
|Southeast||Lying toward, or facing the southeast.||None|
|South||Lying toward, or facing the south.||None|
|Southwest||Lying toward, or facing the southwest.||None|
|West||Lying toward, or facing the west.||None|
|Northwest||Lying toward, or facing the northwest.||None|
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