There are 19 US Post Offices in Augusta County serving a total of 46,587 residents equating to 2,452 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 74,358 packages are handled across the 19 county post offices annually. Augusta County is a county located in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia. It is the second-largest county in Virginia by total area, and it surrounds the independent cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. The county seat of Augusta is Staunton, although most of the administrative services have offices in neighboring Verona. The county was created in 1738 from part of Orange County, and was named after Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. It was originally a huge area, but many parts of Augusta County were carved out to form other counties and several states, until the current border was finalized in 1790. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 73,750, which represented an increase of more than 34 percent over the 1990 figure. In addition, Augusta County is part of the Staunton\u2013Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area."