These Bellingham businesses and offices will be closed Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday

Independence Day is Thursday, July 4, and to honor the national holiday many local stores, banks and other businesses will be closed.

These Bellingham businesses will be closed Thursday:

All United States Postal Service post offices in Whatcom County

Bank locations across Whatcom County

The Bellingham Food Bank

All branches of the Bellingham Public Library

Most Bellingham city services

Washington State Department of Licensing offices

FedEx shipping stores

UPS shipping stores

Most grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and other retailers will remain open.