Burke County, NC Post Offices - 1785 to 1971

Sorted by Date Started
Post Office Original County Final County (If Changed) First US Postmaster Date Started Date Discontinued Comments
Morganton Burke William Watson 1/1/1795 Morgantown until ~1880.
Little River Burke Alexander Epaphroditus Hightower 4/19/1813 Caldwell Co. 1841.  Alexander Co. 1847.
Bairds Forge Burke Matthew Baird 10/1/1814 9/30/1836
Pleasant Garden Burke McDowell James McDowell 6/30/1823 McDowell Co. 1842.
Marys Grove Burke Robert J. Miller 3/4/1826
Johns River Burke Caldwell John Murphey 4/4/1826 Caldwell Co. 1841.
Old Fort Burke McDowell John Burgin 4/7/1826 McDowell Co. 1842.
Lower Creek Burke Robert J. Miller 5/23/1826 6/17/1834
Muddy Creek Burke Joseph Neal 12/12/1826 <1832
Military Grove Burke McDowell Joseph Neal 1/30/1827 McDowell Co. 1842.
Bakersville Burke Mitchell David Baker 12/1/1827 Yancey Co. 1833.  Mitchell Co. 1861.
Bear Creek Burke Robert Burchfield 12/1/1827 9/3/1830
Linville River Burke Joseph L. McGimsy 12/1/1827 2/11/1870
Toe River Burke Guthridge Garland 12/5/1827 3/18/1829
North Cove Burke McDowell Joshua Young 12/13/1827 McDowell Co. 1842.
Bedfordville Burke James Bedford 12/14/1829 12/12/1832
Brindletown Burke John E. Butler 12/14/1829 6/15/1907
Whittenberg Burke Willouby Bennett 5/2/1830 <1832
Bracketts Town Burke J.B. Bartram 5/26/1830
Grassy Creek Burke Mitchell Tilman Blalock 2/11/1831 Yancey Co. 1833.  Mitchell Co. 1861.
Janesville Burke John P. Harden 1/21/1832 <1844
Youngs Burke Thomas Lloyd 4/11/1832 Yancey Co. 1833.
Harpers Store Burke Caldwell James Harper 4/20/1832 Caldwell Co. 1841.
Catawba View Burke Caldwell Abner Payne 5/31/1832 Caldwell Co. 1841.
Whiteland Burke James Norton 6/11/1832 8/3/1839
Averys Turnpike Burke Yancey Isaac T. Avery 2/19/1833 6/21/1836 Yancey Co. 1833.
Lovelady Burke Caldwell Alfred C. Cowley 3/3/1834 Caldwell Co. 1841
Wittenbergs Burke Alexander Daniel Wittenberg 3/3/1834 Caldwell Co. 1841.  Alexander Co. 1847.
Minersville Rutherford McDowell Thomas J. Forney 11/5/1835 Burke Co. 1835.  McDowell Co. 1842.
Copenhagen Burke Caldwell Joseph Corponing 3/28/1836 Caldwell Co. 1841
Locust Grove Burke McDowell William Murphy 6/13/1836 McDowell Co. 1842.
Drowning Creek Burke Philip Warlick 6/25/1836 12/6/1866
Colletsville Burke Caldwell Levi Layton 3/23/1837 Caldwell Co. 1841
Globe Burke Caldwell Job Moore 3/23/1837 Caldwell Co. 1841
Perkinsville Burke William A. Perkins 3/23/1837 2/15/1941
Deals Mill Burke Caldwell William Deal 5/8/1839 Caldwell Co. 1841
Turkey Cove Burke McDowell James H. Greenlee 7/19/1839 McDowell Co. 1842.
Canoe Creek Burke William Alexander 5/1/1851 7/13/1853
Bridgewater Burke Henry L. Lindsay 3/31/1852 12/31/1941
Happy Home Burke William W. Connelly 3/5/1857 10/2/1886 Changed to Connellys Springs 10/2/1886.
Piedmont Springs Burke Hugh Taylor 6/25/1869 6/23/1893
Jonas Ridge Burke Benjamin Barrier 7/2/1869
Fonta Flora Burke William A. Erwin 1/23/1870 2/28/1921
Warlicks Mills Burke Lewis F. Warlick 7/18/1873 2/9/1881 Changed to Pearson 2/9/1881.
Linvilles Store Burke Abner F. Summers 2/20/1874 5/31/1907
Linville Cove Burke Mitchell T.W. Kee 6/24/1874 Mitchell Co. 1874.
Tablerock Burke John F. Rabb 7/19/1875 3/28/1944 Table Rock until 1894.
Shoups Ford Burke Nathan Chapman 10/3/1876 5/31/1911
Camp Creek Burke Joseph L. Mill 11/24/1876 5/31/1907
Turkey Tail Burke Henry Brinkley 6/15/1877 12/19/1881 Changed to Sigmonburgh 12/19/1881.
Park Hill Burke J.H. Lloyd 7/5/1877 9/19/1879
Glen Alpine Burke John H. Pearson 8/15/1880 12/1/1884 Changed to Glen Alpin Springs 12/1/1884.
Rutherford College Burke Zebedee F. Rush 1/11/1881
Pearson Burke Amos Huffman 2/9/1881 1/31/1906 Was Warlicks Mills.
Rollins Burke Christian V. Scott 3/22/1881 5/15/1905
Enola Burke George W. King 4/15/1881 8/14/1909
Chambers Burke John M. Patton 8/4/1881 5/31/1907
Sigmonburgh Burke Willard C. Sigmon 12/19/1881 4/21/1884 Was Turkey Tail.  Changed to Glen Alpine Station 4/21/1884.
Warlick Burke Lewis F. Warlick 2/7/1882 12/15/1886 Changed to Warlick Mills 12/15/1886.
Gibbs Burke Julius L. Daves 4/19/1883 4/30/1919
Wortman Burke William A. Wortman 5/21/1883 5/31/1907
Chestnut Burke Catawba Suffronia Martin 6/1/1883 Catawba Co. 1887.
Hoodsville Burke William A. Hood 3/4/1884 11/9/1885 Changed to Chesterfield 11/9/1885.
Joy Burke Joseph P. Hall 4/10/1884 7/31/1944
Glen Alpine Station Burke John H. Pearson 4/21/1884 2/7/1889 Was Sigmonburgh.  Changed to Glen Alpine 2/7/1889.
Glen Alpine Springs Burke John H. Pearson 12/1/1884 12/9/1885 Was Glen Alpine.
Chesterfield Burke John M. Chester 11/9/1885 5/31/1907 Was Hoodsville.
Johns River #2 Burke J.S. Kincaid 2/9/1886 5/16/1887
Connellys Springs Burke Emma Connelly 10/2/1886 Was Happy Home.
Warlick Mills Burke Lewis F. Warlick 12/15/1886 1/12/1894 Was Warlick.  Changed back to Warlick 1/12/1894.
Andrews Burke Levi Homer Haskins 1/10/1887 11/21/1889
Pearl Burke Pinkney Alexander 1/26/1888 11/3/1888
Penelope Burke Alice T. Murchison 3/24/1888 5/31/1904
Dogwood Burke Franklin P. Clarke 5/19/1888 5/31/1907
Worry Burke Jane E. Callett 10/6/1888 7/31/1944
Glen Alpine #2 Burke Willard C. Sigmon 2/7/1889 Was Glen Alpine Station.
Eldridge Burke Frank W. Boyd 3/19/1890 1/11/1895
Valdese Burke Perry A. Bollinger 10/19/1893
Warlick #2 Burke Theodore R. Glass 1/12/1894 4/29/1905 Was Warlick Mills.
Hennessey Burke John C. Landreau 10/26/1896 1/31/1903
Hildebran Burke John F. Miller 9/13/1897
Drexel Burke Phifer E. Berry 4/19/1898 10/31/1901
Icard Burke Edney M. Aiken 4/19/1898
Waters Burke William P. Walters 6/25/1898 5/15/1901
Baker Burke Oliver L. Hoffman 8/22/1898 11/4/1901 Changed to Drexel 11/4/1901.
Burkmont Burke John M. Ross 11/1/1898 1/3/1903
Linville Falls Burke Jefferson H. Hyams 6/20/1899
Cora Caldwell Burke James R. Benfield 2/13/1900 7/15/1905 Burke Co. 1900.
Drexel #2 Burke James M. Mull 11/4/1901 Was Baker.
Gold Burke Jacob A. Mull 2/24/1902 11/30/1905
Frame Burke Molton W. Brittain 5/24/1902 ?
Gilmer Burke Sarah E. Mabe 1/6/1903 ?
Parkhill Burke Henry Brinkley 4/4/1903 ?
Valda Burke Thomas C. Williams 5/25/1904 ?
Pitts Burke David B. Garrison 9/8/1904 ?
Cold Spring Burke Joseph Loven 4/6/1906 1/31/1951
Shell Burke Pinkney J. Shell 8/4/1908 ?
Mana Burke John Y. Turnbill 9/30/1911 ?
Henry River Burke Thomas W. McCaslin 8/1/1912 1/31/1959
Branch Burke Sam B. Moore, Jr. 3/4/1915 ?
Cothran Burke Meade E. Money 10/29/1916 11/25/1916 Changed to Construction 11/25/1916.
Construction Burke Meade E. Money 11/25/1916 3/31/1919 Was Cothran.


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