There are 19 US Post Offices in Orleans County serving a total of 25,146 residents equating to 1,323 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 40,136 packages are handled across the 19 county post offices annually. Orleans County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Vermont, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,231. Its county seat is the city of Newport. The county was created in 1792 and organized in 1799. As in the rest of New England, few governmental powers have been granted to the county. The county is an expedient way of grouping and distributing state-controlled governmental services."