All 50 States on Stamps

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 | April 15, 2024

We’re essential



We're essential. The Postal Service provides a vital public service, is a part of the nation’s critical infrastructure and was created by an act of Congress.

* | Tags: Top facts USPS Fact #600 | April 17, 2024

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).