All 50 States on Stamps

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50 States

on Stamps

All 50 states have been commemorated on postage stamps. They are each honored in 50 year increments from their inception date.

* | Tags: Stamps USPS Fact #861 | February 25, 2022

Essential

Essential

public service

The Postal Service provides a vital public service that is a part of the nation's critical infrastructure. The statute that created the Postal Service begins with the following sentence: “The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic and fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by an Act of Congress, and supported by the people.” 39 U.S.C. §101(a).

* | Tags: Size & scope USPS Fact #600 | March 3, 2021