Nick named the “Land of a thousand lakes” the state of Minnesota has 11,842 of them each more than 10 acres in area, spread over a total land mass of 86,939square miles.
The state consists of 87 counties and each and every one of them are efficiently serviced by the United States Postal Service or USPS, which ensures that every citizen living, or on holiday or even just passing through has access to mail collection and delivery services.
To manage the state better and to bring their services closer to the people, USPS has appointed leading retail outlets, pharmacies, grocers and many other small, medium and large businesses to join them in the serving the community.
I have created these maps to find the closest store to where you are in Minnesota. Simply enter your postcode or city into the text box below and hit enter and all the maps will show shops near your location.
USPS outlets have been on the forefront of postage services for 100+ years. If you need to send something then they should be your first choice.
Next time you're in Walmart keep your eyes open and you can find a whole collection of postage stamps to buy.
Filled with everyday items CVS has now added postage stamps to their stores.
Not the safest bet but many banks now sell postage stamps.
Buy Your Stamps Online:
The easiest way to get stamps if you don't live near a postage reseller.
Minnesota Specific Stamps:
If you are a stamp collector and are looking to add some stamps to your collection that are specific to Minnesota have a look at some of the unique stamps available below:
Minnesota History With USPS:
Minnesota is a very proud state having produced six Nobel Prize winners since 1930, including the famous singer and song writer Bob Dylan.
Apart from Bob Dylan, Judy Garland and Prince are other icons in the entertainment industry who were born in this great and picturesque northern state.
The postal history in Minnesota dates back to the year 1775 when US Mail was born, the predecessor of the USPS which was an extension of the British Parliamentary Post which held sway during the colonization of North America by the English.
The United States Postal Service is like none other anywhere in the world, boasting an employee strength of around 617,254 men and women along with a fleet of 211,264 vehicles at their disposal, providing seamless service to people throughout the state and country as well as overseas.
The mail service is a 24/7 operation and everyone needs to be on their toes to ensure that the millions of letters and packages sent daily reach their respective destinations safe and sound.