There are 2 US Post Offices in Bailey County serving a total of 7,523 residents equating to 3,762 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 12,008 packages are handled across the 2 county post offices annually. Bailey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,165. This county is east from the New Mexico state line. Its county seat is Muleshoe. The county was created in 1876 and later organized in 1919. It is named for Peter James Bailey, a defender of the Alamo. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Bailey County is one of 30 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas. Bailey County history is highlighted in the Muleshoe Heritage Center located off U.S. Highways 70 and 64 in Muleshoe. The Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, located in the county, was founded in 1935 and is the oldest such refuge in Texas."