What is the required height of a rural mailbox?

Answer The United States Postal Service requires residential mailboxes, including those in rural areas, to be installed with the bottom of the box at a height of 41 to 45 inches above the road surface.Sou... Read More »

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How high should my rural mailbox be?

According to the United States Postal Service, the vertical height of a rural mailbox should measure between 41 to 45 inches from the road surface to the bottom of the mailbox. That mailbox height ... Read More »

Oregon Rural Mailbox Laws?

All mailbox laws fall under the jurisdiction of the United States government rather than any state or local laws. Each household or business remains responsible for providing an authorized mail con... Read More »

Installation Requirements for a Rural Mailbox in Canada?

Canada Post is in the process, in 2010, of assessing the safety of all rural mailboxes in Canada. The concern stems from the safety issues of their workers, including the potential dangers of frequ... Read More »

What is proper mailbox height?

The correct mailbox height is 41 to 45 inches measured from the ground to the bottom of the mailbox. Posts should be sturdy, but the U.S. Postal Service recommends using a mailbox support that wil... Read More »