What should the height of a mailbox post be?

Answer The height of your mailbox post should be between 41 and 45 inches from road level. If curbs or uneven natural landscape prevent this, you need to contact your local postmaster to have your mailbox... Read More »

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At what height should a mailbox be?

According to the United States Postal Service, a mailbox should stand 41 to 45 inches above the surface of the road and be placed 6 to 8 inches back from the edge of the curb. The USPS must approve... Read More »

What is the proper mailbox height?

The USPS has specific regulations regarding mailbox construction and the height that a mailbox should be for curbside mail delivery. A mailbox should have a vertical height measurement of 41 to 45... 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 »

What height above the road should a mailbox be?

Answer As quoted from the USPS website: "You should install the mailbox with the bottom of the box at a vertical height of between 41-45 inches from the road surface."