New Deal Post Offices

This list consists of postal facilities the Department of the Post Office built (or took occupancy of) during the New Deal era, 1933 – 1942.

Post Offices removed from the RAOI (as of Feb. 3, 2012)

This list contains post offices removed from the list of 3,652 post offices originally on the list for the Retail Access Optimization Initiative (RAOI).  They are no longer under study for closure.  The list was submitted by the Postal Service to the Postal Regulatory Commission on Feb. 3, 2012. Office City  State ZIP ALEKNAGIK ALEKNAGIK AK 99555 ANVIK ANVIK AK … Read More

Post Offices Closed in 2011

This list was prepared by the Postal Service in reponse to a request from the Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission (submitted on Feb. 3, 2012).   OFFICE CITY STATE ZIP SAYRE SAYRE AL 35139 CLOPTON CLOPTON AL 36317 TRENTON TRENTON AL 35774 EASTSIDE TUSCALOOSA AL 35404 COOK SPRINGS COOK SPRINGS AL 35052 BURNWELL DORA AL 35062 CARDIFF CARDIFF AL … Read More

Post Offices with Expiring Leases (by date)

The following post offices appear to have leases that expire between January 1, 2012 and May 15, 2012, the day the moratorium on closings ends. This information was compiled using the Leased Facilities reports on the USPS website. (NB: The facilities reports on the USPS website have not been updated since March 2011, and the Postal Service has not responded to requests to … Read More

Post Offices with Expiring Leases

The following post offices appear to have leases that expire between January 1, 2012 and May 15, 2012, the day the moratorium on closings ends. This information was compiled using the Leased Facilities reports on the USPS website.  (NB: The facilities reports on the USPS website have not been updated since March 2011, and the Postal Service has not responded … Read More

Post Offices Closed & Closing 2011

PLEASE NOTE: This list is not official, and it contains errors. It is complied from various sources: a list of post offices closed in 2011 and a list of Final Determinations, both submitted by the Postal Service to the PRC on Feb. 3, 2011;  USPS postmaster finder; the USPS Postal Bulletin; the PRC docket list for appeals;  Postal Reporter's closing list; Iowa Backroads, a list acquired … Read More

Post Offices closed in 2011 – Postal Bulletin

  ZIP Code State P.O. Name Station/Branch/Unit Unit Type Effective Date 13212 NY Syracuse North Syracuse Branch 01/14/2011 08021 NJ Clementon Lindenwold Branch 01/28/2011 44905 OH Mansfield Lincoln Branch 02/12/2011 44320 OH Akron Maple Valley Branch 02/19/2011 44123 OH Cleveland Shore Branch 02/19/2011 08302 NJ Bridgeton Seabrook Branch 03/25/2011 44107 OH Cleveland Edgewater Branch 03/26/2011 11030 NY Manhasset Strathmore Branch … Read More

Post Offices Removed from the RAOI list

This list was obtained by Evan Kalish under a FOIA request in late December 2011.  For more details, see Going Postal: Office Name Address City State ZIP ALEKNAGIK 123 MAIN ST ALEKNAGIK AK 99555 ANVIK 9998 MAIN ST ANVIK AK 99558 BEAVER 400 C ST BEAVER AK 99724 BETTLES FIELD 1 MAIN ST BETTLES FIELD AK 99726 CHITINA 400 D … Read More

The Hidden Cost of Closing Post Offices: Lease Buy-Outs

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RENT OWED ON POST OFFICES CLOSED OR CLOSING IN 2011 POST OFFICE ST ZIP STATUS CLOSE DATE LEASE EXPIRES MO. RENT TOTAL OWED BELK AL  35545-2000 FD 12/1/11 4/30/14 $275 $7,815 LANGSTON AL  35755-8231 FD 12/1/11 12/31/14 $1,083 $39,349 LESTER AL  35647-4046 FD 11/5/11 5/31/15 $620 $26,060 MOBILE AL  36613-3598 CL 6/18/11 5/1/12 $961 $9,858 MONTGOMERY AL  36110-9998 CL 3/26/11 … Read More

Post Offices Closed Since 2009 (by date)

This list contains 243 post offices closed between Jan. 1, 2009 and August 13, 2011.  The list was generated using the USPS website's Postmaster Finder page.  (The USPS does not indicate if the list contains stations and branches as well as main post offices, but presumably it's only main post offices, since only they have postmasters.)  Click here to sort by … Read More

Post Offices Closed, Jan. 1, 2009 – May 31, 2011 (by date)

  Post Office County State ZIP Code Date Established Date Discontinued DARDEN HENDERSON    TN 38328   5/28/2011 STILLWATER TUSCARAWAS    OH 44679   5/21/2011 TIPPECANOE HARRISON    OH 44699 04/07/1837 5/21/2011 FOSTERVILLE RUTHERFORD    TN 37063   5/21/2011 PRUDEN CLAIBORNE    TN 37851 9/20/1906 5/21/2011 WEST FAIRLEE ORANGE    VT 5083   5/21/2011 EXCHANGE BRAXTON    WV 26619   5/21/2011 WHITMER RANDOLPH    WV 26296   5/21/2011 … Read More

Post Offices Closed Since 2009 (by state)

This list contains post offices closed between Jan. 1, 2009 and August 13, 2011.  The list was generated using the USPS website's Postmaster Finder page.  (The USPS does not indicate if the list contains stations and branches as well as main post offices, but it's probably only main post offices since only they have postmasters.)  Click here to sort by … Read More