Amherst Post Office

120 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521

Contact Numbers:

Phone: 434-946-0657
TTY: 877-889-2457
Toll-Free: 1-800-Ask-USPS® (275-8777)

Retail Hours

Bulk Mail Acceptance Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Pickup Services Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed

Lobby Hours

Monday-Sunday 12:01am - 11:59pm

PO Box Access Hours

Monday-Sunday 12:01am - 11:59pm

PO Box Delivery Time

Monday-Saturday 10:30am
Sunday Closed

Last Collection Times

Monday-Saturday 4:30pm
Sunday Closed

Carrier Facility Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed

Global Express Guaranteed® Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed

*This facility does not process US Passports applications or renewals. Check nearby locations below.

  • Bulk Mail Acceptance
  • Bulk Mail Account Balance
  • Bulk Mail New Permit
  • Burial Flags
  • Business Reply Mail Account Balance
  • Business Reply Mail New Permit
  • Duck Stamps
  • General Delivery
  • Global Express Guaranteed®
  • Money Orders (Domestic)
  • Money Orders (Inquiry)
  • Money Orders (International)
  • Packaged Stamps
  • Pickup Accountable Mail
  • Pickup Hold Mail
  • PO Box Online
  • Priority Mail International®
  • Lot Parking

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Nearby Post Offices:

120 Turkey Mountain Rd
2.5 miles away

3378 S Amherst Hwy
4.9 miles away

Piney River
3577 Patrick Henry Hwy
5.2 miles away

2418 Piedmont Rd
6.2 miles away


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What's the point of paying postage for a package to be delivered if this poor excuse of a mail carrier doesn't deliver the packages that won't fit in the mailbox? Just bring it to the door.


Agreed. WORST post office EVER. They continually forward our mail to a different address even though we have filled out the forms, PAID and CALLED 3 times. Unbelievable. Total incompetence.


I agree this is the worst post office ever the mail lady doesnt even attempt to deliver my packages she just leaves a notice saying she tried. I called the post office and the manager had the audacity to tell me they are not obligated to deliver to the house.

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Worst Post office ever!!!! My packages are being thrown in my driveway. Our mail has been damaged on numerous occasions. My mail is being left in the mailbox with the flag up. I have complained to no avail. They need a new Post Master at the Amherst Office.Everbody complain here Maybe somthing will be done ...


Worst Post office ever!! Our mail person has no respect for anybody. We have called and complained numerous times. The manager absolutely does nothing to address any issues. The incompetence is mind boggling at this location. Our mail is intentionally left in the box with the flag up. The carrier refuses to deliver packages .. We complained now the carrier just throws our packages in the driveway . No plastic cover . 100 $ Of stuff would have been ruined. Since calling and complaining is not effective locally. Guess they cover each other. Send all complaints here.

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