There are 4 US Post Offices in Howard County serving a total of 35,361 residents equating to 8,840 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 56,440 packages are handled across the 4 county post offices annually. Howard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 35,012. Its county seat is Big Spring. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1882. It is named for Volney E. Howard, a U.S. Congressman from Texas. Howard County is included in the Big Spring, TX Micropolitan Statistical Area."