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Salisbury Post Office in Salisbury, MD: Delivery Operations


The U.S. Postal Service’s mission is to provide timely, reliable, secure, and affordable mail and package delivery to more than 160 million residential and business addresses across the country. The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviews delivery operations at facilities across the country and provides management with timely feedback in furtherance of this mission.

This interim report presents the results of our self‑initiated audit of delivery operations and property conditions at the Salisbury Post Office in Salisbury, MD. The Salisbury Post Office is in the Maryland District of the Atlantic Area and services ZIP Code(s) 21801, 21802, 21804, 21822, 21826, 21830, 21856 and 21865 (see Figure 1). These ZIP Codes serve about 84,938 people in a predominantly urban area. Specifically, of the people living in these ZIP Code(s), about 70,269 (82.7 percent) are considered living in urban communities and about 14,669 (17.3 percent) are considered living in rural communities.