(NewsNation Now) — The U.S. Postal Service recognizes 10 official holidays each year, including Columbus Day, or what is in some states called Indigenous Peoples’ Day or Native American Day. This means mail and packages are not delivered and post offices are closed.
According to the postal service, the following holidays are recognized in 2022:
|Saturday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 17||Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.|
|Monday, February 21||Presidents’ Day|
|Monday, May 30||Memorial Day|
|Monday, June 20*||Juneteenth National Independence Day|
|Monday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 5||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 10||Columbus Day|
|Friday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 24||Thanksgiving Day|
|Monday, December 26*||Christmas Day|
NewsNation affiliate WCMH contributed to this report.