USPS Holidays for 2019 – What are Post Office Non Working Days?

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USPS Holidays 2019: USPS offer mail services which allow people to send their mail packages in the United States and around the world. USPS offer services to more than 220 countries around the world. As a USPS customer then you must be interested in knowing the USPS holidays for 2019. USPS employees work hard on a daily basis to provide smooth mail services. There are few official days on which the post offices are closed, below you can see a list of 2019 post office holidays.

If you are planning to make a shipment through USPS then it’s important to have a check on holidays on which the mail services & delivery is closed.

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US Post Office Holidays 2019

The U.S. post offices are closed on Federal Holidays apart from Sundays. Below you can see a complete table for all the post office holidays in the year 2019. There is one thing which you should know about the Federal holidays;

if any holiday falls on a weekend then it is usually observed on the closest weekday. For example, let’s say that a holiday is falling on Saturday then, in this case, it will be observed on the preceding Friday, and if a holiday is falling on a Sunday then it will be observed on the succeeding Monday.

Now you know how federal holidays work. Also, note that every federal employee is paid for the holiday.

List of 2019 Postal Holidays in the United States

Here is a list of USPS holidays 2019 on which the post offices are closed.

Date Holidays
Tuesday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 18 Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 2 Labor Day
Monday, October 14 Columbus Day
Monday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day

2019 USPS Holiday Calendar

There are a total of 10 holidays. Following four holidays are observed on the same date every year

  • New Year’s Day,
  • Independence Day,
  • Veterans Day,
  • and Christmas Day.

There is no fixed date for the other six holidays. That’s why it’s necessary to check a holiday calendar every year to know the correct date and day. If you’ve any query related to USPS holidays then let us know through the comment section. Have a look at USPS FAQs section at USPS.com for any queries related to the United States Postal Service.

Now you know what are post office holidays in the year 2019. Keep a check on the holidays and then plan your shipment accordingly. Keep checking us for more important information related to USPS and other shipping companies.

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