September 6, 2019

Postal Service Temporarily Suspends Service in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

Postal officials continue to monitor conditions in areas in the path of the storm

GREENSBORO, NC – Due to the mandatory evacuation orders and hazardous weather caused by Hurricane Dorian, the Postal Service has announced the temporary suspension of mail delivery and retail operations in North Carolina.

Postal Service employees in impacted areas have been working to secure the mail, postal facilities and equipment in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian.

To view a list of the affected Post Offices and for the latest information on USPS service updates, go to Additional information regarding postal operations within specific ZIP Codes will be issued by the Postal Service as necessary. Customers can call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777) to obtain information, including alternate Post Office retail locations, or check

The following are in effect due to Hurricane Dorian:

  • Priority Mail Express and live animal shipments guarantee suspended and embargo for live animals Suspending DDU drops
  • Retail and BME operations will be closed until further notice

New Closings:  The following Post Offices will close until further notice:




South Mills 215 Main St. 27976
Camden  107 US Hwy 158E  27921
Colerain 107 W. River St.  27924
Powellsville  103 Bethlehem Church Road 27976
Knotts Island 407 Knotts Island Road    27950

In addition the following Post Offices are still closed until further notice:





Kill Devil Hills, NC 301 S. Croatan Hwy 27948
Kitty Hawk, NC    3841 N. Croatan Hwy  27949
Manteo, NC2128 US Hwy 64 and 264  27954
Nags Head, NC 100 Deering St.  27959
Avon, NC      41196 NC Hwy 12   27915
Buxton, NC       48042 NC Hwy 12     27920
Corolla, NC     1150 Ocean Trail  27927
Frisco, NC     53590 NC Hwy 12   27936
Hatteras, NC  57689 NC Hwy 12  27943
Mann’s Harbor, NC    6941 US Hwy 64  27953
Ocracoke, NC     1122 Irvin Garrish Hwy  27960
Rodanthe, NC   25969 NC Hwy 12    27968
Wanchese, NC      3525 Mill Landing Road    27981
Duck CPU Kitty Hawk, NC   1245 Duck Road    27949
Engelhard, NC  34668 US Hwy 264  27824
Fairfield, NC  7089 NC Hwy 94  27826
Scranton, NC   500 Old US Hwy 264 27875
Swanquarter, NC    1271 Main St.  27885
Aurora, NC   186 N. 5th St  27806
Bath, NC   415 Carteret St.  27808
Belhaven, NC  614 W. Old County Road       27810
Blounts Creek, NC  13746 NC Hwy 33 E   27814
Chocowinity, NC  100 Patrick Lane    27817
Edward, NC  19160 NC Hwy 33 E  27821
Pantego, NC 26022 US Hwy 264 E   27860
Pinetown, NC  378 Main St. 27865
Washington, NC     222 W. 2nd St. 27889

Postal Service employees are being advised to check for changes to their scheduled work reporting status by contacting the USPS National Emergency Notification Hotline at 1-888-363-7462 to determine if any special instructions have been issued.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.



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