United States Post Office (Ripley, Tennessee)

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United States Post Office (Ripley, Tennessee) is located in Tennessee
United States Post Office (Ripley, Tennessee)
United States Post Office (Ripley, Tennessee) is located in the United States
United States Post Office (Ripley, Tennessee)
Location17 E. Jackson Ave., Ripley, Tennessee
Coordinates35°44′41″N 89°31′39″W / 35.744722°N 89.5275°W / 35.744722; -89.5275Coordinates: 35°44′41″N 89°31′39″W / 35.744722°N 89.5275°W / 35.744722; -89.5275
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
ArchitectLouis A. Simon; Neal A. Melick
Architectural styleNeo-Georgian
NRHP reference #88001582[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 23, 1988

The U.S. Post Office at 17 E. Jackson Avenue in Ripley, Tennessee was built in 1938. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

It is a one-story brick building over a half basement. Its front entrance is flanked by iron lampposts and is topped by an American Eagle design. The building was expanded in 1965.[2]

Its design is credited to U.S. Treasury Supervising Architect Louis A. Simon and supervising engineer Neal A. Melick.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Ethel Hayes (May 18, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: U.S. Post Office". National Park Service. Retrieved April 23, 2017. With three photos from 1983.

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