A tiny part of Mount Dora’s small town charm just moved down the road. The city’s small post office had been located on Donnelly Street for decades, but the small building could no longer efficiently serve its growing community.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) cited the demands of that growth as the reason it outgrew the facility and began looking for a convenient, nearby location. After a long search process that had very specific criteria, the building on Old Highway 441 between Dairy Queen and the neighboring shopping center was selected. The space was formerly occupied by Rodeo, a country-western bar.
The building underwent extensive renovations and the new, larger facility allows for improved efficiency, reduced operating costs and better use of its resources, according to the USPS. The new location will open for business on July 8. Mount Dora customers are expected to see little or no charge in their home or business delivery service.
The new post office is located at 2600 Old U.S. Highway 441 in Mount Dora. The hours at the new location will remain 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. It will be closed on Sundays.
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