How do i find the nearest post office?

Answer OnlineVisit the United States Postal Service website at On the top right of the screen, mouse over "Locate a Post Office." Click on this link, and you will be taken to the services lo... Read More »

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What happens at the post office?

The post office handles a number of things. Mail is delivered and received and sorted put into post office boxes. It's prepared for shipping in a variety of ways.StampsConsumers purchase postage st... Read More »

Where was the first post office?

The first known post office in the United States was located in New York City, at the corner of William Street and Exchange Place. The post office opened Jan. 1, 1837. The citizens of New York thou... Read More »

Can I get a passport at the post office?

In many U.S. states, residents can submit applications for a passport at post offices. However, passports are not given out at post offices or any other passport application acceptance facility. Ra... Read More »

How do I sign up for a P.O. box through the post office?

Visit the U.S. Postal Service location where you would like to rent a post office (P.O.) box, ask for and complete the appropriate paperwork, and pay the rental fee. Or visit and search "P... Read More »