(US) A number used by a banking institution to designate a certain geographic area in order to sort inquiries and transactions and direct them to the correct district. It is usually shown at the bottom left of a check.
1997 Uniform Commercial Code Law
If you voluntarily give information about your account (such as our routing number and your account number) to a party
1999 Thomas Savings Directory
The eligible recipient of a routing number must be legally chartered or Licensed to collect or pay cash items such as...
2003 Dude Where's My Country
Enter the financial institution's routing number and verify that