What Is the Abbreviation for the Postal Service?


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The abbreviation for the United States Postal Service is "USPS." The U.S. Postal Service also uses abbreviations for more efficient delivery times for letters and packages.

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What Is the Abbreviation for the Postal Service?
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The abbreviations used within the postal service include a two-letter abbreviation for each of the 50 states. Each state's two-letter abbreviation is both letters capitalized with no punctuation. An example of this is TX for Texas. If the state is two words, such as North Carolina, it can be abbreviated as N.C.

Other such abbreviations used by the USPS include street suffixes, such as "RD" for road, "LN" for lane, "AVE" for avenue and "DR" for drive.

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