There are 7 US Post Offices in Blount County serving a total of 42,088 residents equating to 6,013 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 67,177 packages are handled across the 7 county post offices annually. Blount County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,322. Its county seat is Oneonta. Blount County is a dry county, with the exception of Oneonta, which allows for the sale of alcohol since 2013. In the November 6, 2012 elections, a countywide ballot initiative to allow alcohol sales was narrowly defeated. Blount County has been dubbed the \"Covered Bridge Capital of Alabama\" since it has more historic covered bridges standing within a single county than any other in the state - with earlier covered bridges known of. This county celebrates the Covered Bridge Festival every autumn in Oneonta to commemorate its three remaining covered bridges."