Houston - Mail system
US Postal Service
Post Offices are located in every neigborhood. To find the one nearest you, check out website: www.usps.com
Tel: 1 800 ASK USPS (only inside the U.S.)
Save time and visit the website to find zip codes, to change your address or stop mail delivery service, to check mailing rates and hours of operation.
Postal Office Mail Services
Express Mail - the fastest service with next day delivery by noon to many destinations, available 365 days a year with no extra charge for Saturday, Sunday or holiday delivery.
Priority Mail - offers 2-3 day service to most domestic destinations. Items must weigh 70 pounds or less and measure 108 inches or less in combined length and girth.
Certified Mail - provides a mailing receipt. A record of delivery is obtained and a return receipt is allowed for an extra fee.
Insured Mail - provides coverage against loss or damage.
Registered Mail - provides maximum protection and security for valuables.
A franchise, and most grocery stores provide most of the same services as the Post Office and they can be found in shopping centers throughout Houston. However, do be aware that you often do pay more for postage at Mailboxes etc. than going to the post office. But at times it can be more convenient and the extra expense justified.