Ask Us: Where are U.S. mail boxes with later colleciton times?

Question: “I live on the West Innes Street side of town and cannot find a mailbox with a pick-up time later than 2 p.m. Where are all the mailboxes located in Salisbury and what is the latest pick-up time for each location?”

— E.D. Cook

Answer: It’s hard to believe the U.S. Post Office can somehow manage to be at every single collection box to scoop up mail at 2 p.m. on the dot, everyday.

Watch a box and see if it happens.

Fortunately, there are four boxes in the immediate area that have pick-up times after 2 p.m.

However, your window isn’t huge.

Here they are...

• The blue collection box at 705 Jake Alexander Blvd. W (Ste A) has last collection at 2:30 p.m.

• The blue collection box at 210 N. Main Street has last collection at 2:30 p.m.

• The blue collection box at 100 S. Church Street has last collection at 3 p.m.

• The Post Office’s lobby drop at 605 East Innes Street has last collection at 5 p.m.

For more information, click up the U.S. Post Office’s website to pull the collection times under “Find USPS Locations” or “Look Up a ZIP Code” under Quick Tools at

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