USPS operates more than 35,000 Post Offices across the nation. Here’s a look at seven unique locations, courtesy of Postal Facts.
- Ochopee, FL, has the smallest Post Office. At about 62 square feet, the office has been housed in a former toolshed since 1953.
- The largest Post Office can be found — where else? — in New York City. The James A. Farley Post Office, built in the 1930s, has 393,000 square feet of retail space.
- Alma, CO, has the highest Post Office. The office is more than 10,500 feet above sea level, higher than any other USPS facility.
- The Death Valley, CA, Post Office is a triple threat. The building sits 282 feet below sea level, making it the nation’s lowest Post Office. It also ranks as the hottest and driest.
- Alaska has the coldest Post Offices. The Barrow and Wainwright offices are on the state’s northern slope.
- The wettest Post Office is in Kapaa, HI. The office is near Mt. Waialeale, one of the rainiest spots on Earth.
- Hinsdale, NH, has the oldest original Post Office building. The office has operated in the building since 1816.
Source: USPS News Link