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The United States Postal Service came into being in 1775 when members of the Second Continental Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin as its first Postmaster General. In 1847, the first official U.S. postage stamps were i... More »

The United States Postal Service offers entry-level positions, such as mail carrier, package handler and automotive technician, at local offices. Careers in more specialized fields, such as facilities, marketing, informa... More »

As of March 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) sets a 1-ounce weight limit for a First-Class letter with a single stamp on it, so the second-ounce rate is in place so that people can mail letters of up to 2 ou... More »

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United States Postal Service holidays are days on which the postal service suspends operations to honor federally recognized holidays. In 2015, there are 10 such holidays, ranging from Jan. 1, New Years Day, to Dec. 25, ... More »

As of March 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) sets a 1-ounce weight limit for a First-Class letter with a single stamp on it, so the second-ounce rate is in place so that people can mail letters of up to 2 ou... More »

In the United States, postal addresses can be changed through the United States Postal Service. Form 3575 is required to make this change. This form is available at the local post office and can be filled out on-site or ... More »

The United States Postal Service offers address standardization and verification directly on their website for single addresses. In addition, third-party services such as SmartyStreets.com and Address-Validator.net offer... More »