United States Postal Service facts for kids

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An official USPS truck.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) was founded in 1971, replacing the United States Post Office Department. It is in Washington D.C. In the United States, it is referred to as "the post office", "the postal service", or just "the mail". Its job is to deliver letters, packages, and other items to people.

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