Rural Post Offices Will Remain Open But Limited
Its an eleventh hour reprieve for scores of small post offices in North Central Florida.
The United States Postal Service this afternoon released a list of small post offices that are no longer going to be shut down.
But there is a catch, they will have to reduce their hours.
The Postal Service initially wanted to close thousands of small post offices around the country because of declining business and income.
But there's been a lot of pressure to keep these post offices open because they are often community centers in some small towns.
That includes at least 27 small post offices in our area.
Most of them are now open 8 hours a day, but many of these post offices will have their hours cut in half, and some even more than that.
The post offices will remain open unless the U.S.P.S finds a better community center to move it to.
Customers will still have access to the lobby and thier P.O boxes after hours.
Here is a list of affected Postal locations in North Central Florida, and how their hours will change:
ZIP Code Office Current Proposed
32042-9998 GRAHAM PO FL 8 4
32044-9998 HAMPTON PO FL 8 6
32054-7642 WORTHINGTON SPRNG PO FL 8 4
32062-9998 MCALPIN PO FL 8 4
32083-9998 RAIFORD PO FL 8 4
32133-0070 EASTLAKE WEIR PO FL 8 4
32140-2870 FLORAHOME PO FL 8 6
32147-9990 HOLLISTER PO FL 8 6
32160-2100 LAKE GENEVA PO FL 8 4
32181-2437 LAKE COMO PO FL 8 4
32182-9700 ORANGE SPRINGS PO FL 8 4
32192-2101 SPARR PO FL 8 6
32622-9998 BROOKER PO FL 8 4
32633-9998 EVINSTON PO FL 8 2
32639-2100 GULF HAMMOCK PO FL 8 4
32648-2102 HORSESHOE BEACH PO FL 8 4
32654-9998 ISLAND GROVE PO FL 8 2
32658-2100 LA CROSSE PO FL 8 6
32662-9700 LOCHLOOSA PO FL 6 2
32663-2100 LOWELL PO FL 8 6
32664-9998 MCINTOSH PO FL 8 6
32666-3141 PUTNAM HALL PO FL 8 2
32666-3721 GRANDIN PO FL 8 4
32681-9998 ORANGE LAKE PO FL 8 6
32683-9700 OTTER CREEK PO FL 8 2
32692-9990 SUWANNEE PO FL 8 4
34498-9998 YANKEETOWN PO FL 8 4
For a complete list of all postal location changes in the sunshine state, Click here
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