On October 20, 1994, President Clinton and Vice President Gore opened a World Wide Web home page called "Welcome to the White House: An Interactive Citizens' Handbook," and it remains one of the more popular spots on the Web.
The White House home page provides, among other things, a single point of access to virtually all government information available on the Internet. Children especially enjoy the "White House for Kids" feature. Look for your tour guides Socks and Buddy, the First Pets.
The only personal addresses at whitehouse.gov are the following:
Because so many of you write, the President cannot personally review each message, though he does receive samples of his incoming correspondence. The White House Correspondence staff helps him read and respond to the mail.
You will promptly receive an autoresponder message with useful information about whitehouse.gov. No other message purporting to be from the President or his staff with an address at whitehouse.gov is authentic. If you have received such a message, you have received a "spoof." All additional responses are mailed via the U.S. Postal Service.
Since June 1993, the President has received over 2.8 million messages from people across the country and around the world.
The address is:
The White House
Zip codes are as follows:
20500 (for mail to the President and First Family)
20501 (for mail to the Vice President and Mrs. Gore)
White House documents and publications are available on the World Wide
Web at whitehouse.gov and by email. To receive instructions on retrieving
documents by email, please send a message to the following
In the Subject line, type "hello" (without quotes) and leave the body of the message blank. The instructions will be sent to you automatically.
You may contact the White House webmaster by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by using our feedback form.
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