Post Offices Closed in Observance of Presidents Day

February 15, 2011 

Release No. 10-### 

Reagan Stamp

BALTIMORE, MD — The Postal Service observes the Presidents Day federal holiday on Monday, February 21.  All Post Offices will be closed on Monday and there will be no mail delivery, with the exception of Express Mail, which is delivered 365 days per year.

Although Post Offices will be closed, mail deposited in blue mail collection boxes in the Baltimore District (ZIP Codes beginning with the first three numbers 210, 211, 212, 214 and 217) will be collected on their normal schedule.  Customers are reminded to check the collection times posted on the box to ensure mail is deposited before the last scheduled pickup.

For customers needing to mail on the holiday, the Post Office offers 24-hour access to Automated Postal Centers (APC).

Customers who wish to purchase stamps and our many other products and services may use any of the Automated Postal Centers (APC) located at the 24-hour locations listed below.  The APC does everything short of face-to-face transactions, including renewing PO Boxes, dispensing stamps, weighing packages and calculating postage for Express Mail, Priority Mail, and First-Class Mail. All APCs take debit and credit cards only!

Abingdon Post Office Eastport Post Office Nottingham Branch
Arnold Post Office Elkton Post Office Owings Mills Post Office
Baltimore Main Post Office Ellicott City Post Office Pasadena Post Office
Bel Air Office Frederick College Estates Reisterstown Post Office
Cockeysville Post Office Frederick Post Office Severna Park Post Office
Columbia Post Office Glen Burnie Post Office Westminster Post Office
Crofton Post Office Loch Raven Branch Windsor Mill Post Office
Easton Post Office Lutherville/Timonium  

In addition, many services available at the Post Office are available online at You can buy stamps, use Click-N-Ship to print your own mailing labels, pay for postage and confirm delivery. You can even request a package pick up at your home or office at no extra charge.

Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.

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