Wilkes County, NC Post Offices - 1785 to 1971

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Post Office Original County Final County (If Changed) First US Postmaster Date Started Date Discontinued Comments
Wilkesboro Wilkes John Debson 1/1/1795 Wilkes until 1819.  Wilkesborough in 1819.  Wilkesboro in 1832.
Fort Defiance Wilkes Caldwell Edmund Jones 1/21/1814 Caldwell Co. 1841.
Briercreek Wilkes James Martin 3/22/1820 9/30/1910 Brier Creek until 1894.
Dennyville Wilkes Richard J. Cook 2/19/1827 11/7/1828 Changed to New Castle 11/7/1828.
New Castle Wilkes James Hunt 11/7/1828 11/28/1845 Was Dennyville.  Changed back to Dennyville 11/28/1845.
Reddys River Wilkes Neil Colward 10/30/1830 1/6/1844
Elkville Wilkes Caldwell Cutlett Jones 5/21/1832 Caldwell Co. 1841.
Grassy Fork Wilkes Gillbright James 3/17/1834 9/13/1834
Traphill Wilkes Thomas Crumpler 4/4/1837 Trap Hill until 1892.
Elder Branch Wilkes William W. Wheatley 6/4/1838 9/20/1847
Holmans Ford Wilkes Larkin G. Jones 10/31/1838 9/26/1840
Laurel Gap Wilkes Alfred M. Foster 12/14/1838 4/14/1840
Hay Meadow Wilkes Lewis Sebastian 10/31/1839 1/6/1844
Mulberry Wilkes Enoch Vanhoy 11/3/1840 1/15/1917
Church's Store Wilkes John McKee 6/3/1842 2/24/1853 Changed to Reddies River 2/24/1853.
Dennyville #2 Wilkes Richard J. Cook 11/28/1845 12/18/1846 Was New Castle.  Changed back to New Castle 12/18/1846.
New Castle #2 Wilkes Leland Martin 12/18/1846 6/28/1881 Was Dennyville.
Hay Meadow #2 Wilkes Lewis Sebastian 8/10/1848 9/9/1872
Lewisfork Wilkes Elijah Dyer 2/15/1849 1/15/1901 Lewis Fork until 1894.
Buggabo Wilkes Obadiah Sprinkle 12/19/1849 12/6/1866
Lovelace Wilkes Larkin J. Becknall 2/21/1850 4/18/1870
Warrior Creek Caldwell Wilkes James Watts 7/24/1850 11/26/1873 Wilkes Co. 1850.
Swan Pond Wilkes William H. Hampton 8/30/1851 12/11/1866
Elk Spur Wilkes James Roberts 11/17/1851 12/6/1866
Elkville #2 Caldwell Wilkes Calvin J. Cowles 1/12/1852 7/14/1920 Wilkes Co. 1852.  Changed to Blackstone 7/14/1920.
Wilbar Wilkes Henry T. Willbur 8/16/1852 Willbar until 1877.
Reddies River Wilkes A.A. Whittenton 2/24/1853 3/31/1953 Was Church's Store.
Zimmerman Wilkes Dabney W. Parks 3/18/1856 3/17/1879
Hunting Creek Wilkes Robert Ulright 5/31/1856 12/11/1866
Jobs Cabin Wilkes James Watson 8/5/1856 12/11/1866
Purlears Creek Wilkes George F. McNeil 8/5/1856 9/13/1881
Ausburnville Wilkes Ezekial B. Cass 2/5/1857 12/6/1866
Maple Springs Wilkes Martin Lipps 10/18/1859 6/30/1936
Roaring Gap Surry Surry William C. DeJournett 4/16/1860 Wilkes Co. 1860.  Back in Surry Co. 1897.
Dellaplane Wilkes James H. Foote 1/8/1872 9/30/1910
Hunting Creek #2 Wilkes Iredell T. Prevett 3/21/1872 10/31/1935
Dockery Wilkes William F. Porter 8/9/1872 3/31/1953
Boomer Wilkes Alexander M. Mattheson 4/21/1873
Halls Mills Wilkes Daniel M. Hall 7/11/1873 10/21/1881
Moravian Falls Wilkes Thomas P. Parlier 7/22/1873
Mount Zion Wilkes Willis Waters 10/7/1873 7/31/1951
Stony Hill Wilkes John L. Dockery 6/25/1874 9/20/1894
Woodruffs Wilkes Braxton Woodruff 6/25/1874 6/26/1878
Meadow Hill Wilkes Caldwell Leroy Carlton 7/10/1874 Caldwell Co. 1879.
Roaring River Wilkes William H. Reeve 10/12/1874
Goshen Caldwell Wilkes Rufus C. Triplett 1/4/1875 8/31/1935 Wiles Co. 1875.
Osbornville Wilkes William M. Cooper 7/23/1875 2/28/1918
Yellow Hill Wilkes Milton McNial 10/19/1875 3/6/1895 Changed to Kendal 3/6/1895.
Ready Branch Wilkes Larkin H. Triplett 6/13/1876 2/15/1935
Lovelace #2 Wilkes Lewis W. Lansford 6/18/1877 11/30/1933
Hay Meadow #3 Wilkes Emanuel Harrold 1/29/1878 5/15/1913
Millers Creek Wilkes Isaac N. Hays 4/8/1878
Round Mountain Wilkes Zachary T. Sebastian 10/9/1878 11/15/1906
Brushy Mountain Wilkes William O. Hendren 11/3/1879 2/28/1907
Abshers Wilkes Julia E. Absher 1/8/1880 3/31/1953
Zimmerman #2 Wilkes Hiram Williams 6/7/1880 12/19/1894
Clingman Wilkes James C. Green 6/9/1880 5/31/1907
New Castle #3 Wilkes James Gray 12/2/1881 10/15/1934
Halls Mills #2 Wilkes Daniel M. Hall 3/14/1882 3/31/1953
Hendrix Wilkes William L. Hendrix 5/1/1882 3/31/1953
Springfield Wilkes Senter J. Long 6/7/1882 3/31/1953
Byrd Wilkes William F. Byrd 8/1/1882 12/15/1912
Burcham Wilkes Levi D. Burcham 8/28/1882 1/15/1901
Ozark Wilkes John Parks 10/5/1882 3/31/1908
Hanes Wilkes Haywood Hanes 10/30/1882 5/27/1884
York Wilkes Avery C. Billings 5/9/1883 8/4/1885
Wiles Wilkes James F. Dimmette 12/12/1883 1/31/1903
Parks Wilkes Ansel A. Parks 1/14/1884 1/31/1906
Purlear Wilkes Joseph L. Marlow 2/14/1884
Dinsmore Wilkes Willie R. Russell 2/20/1884 5/11/1886
Swan Pond #2 Wilkes Charles W. Gilliam 4/7/1884 2/5/1886
Ronda Wilkes Ransom G. Hickerson 5/14/1884
Evalin Wilkes Iredell Melver E. Williams 6/19/1884 Iredell Co. 1884.
Felts Wilkes Elsey M. Felts 6/19/1884 4/15/1906
Benham Wilkes James M. Gambill 8/31/1885 3/31/1953
Ink Wilkes Alfred M. Alexander 11/27/1885 11/15/1917
Austin Wilkes Austin Lyon 12/16/1885 9/30/1920
Vox Wilkes Ellen V. Reves 3/20/1886 10/6/1890
Dehart Wilkes William F. Hall 5/13/1886 3/31/1942
Darby Wilkes Leander Hendrix 6/5/1886 3/31/1953
Adley Wilkes William M.R. Church 9/15/1886 8/31/1923
Call Wilkes Daniel D. Anderson 12/30/1886 8/7/1888
Lucile Wilkes Rufus C. Triplett 5/14/1887 8/31/1905
Poors Knob Wilkes Giles M. Hanes 1/31/1888 5/2/1916 Changed to East Fruitlanbd 5/2/1916.
Cricket Wilkes Lou E. McLean 2/29/1888 3/31/1953
Fairplane Wilkes Larkin C. Brooks 3/10/1888 2/1/1889
Vannoy Wilkes Joseph C. Vannoy 4/21/1888 7/31/1960
Whittington Wilkes John L. Whittington 4/21/1888 3/31/1916
Parsonville Wilkes William S. Hall 7/14/1888 3/31/1953
Lomax Wilkes Thomas Byrd 7/27/1888 3/31/1953
Gilbreath Wilkes John F. Parlier 8/27/1888 3/31/1953
Bowles Wilkes Elam Bowles 9/28/1888 10/15/1902
Joynes Wilkes Hardin M. Joines 1/14/1889 3/31/1953
Knottville Wilkes James C. Henderson 1/24/1889 5/17/1940
Glass Wilkes John A. Glass 12/4/1889 9/20/1894
Ira Wilkes Alfred M. Alexander 12/13/1889 11/30/1903
Straw Wilkes Aurelia C. Winkler 2/14/1890 9/15/1934
Viands Wilkes Henry C. Sebastian 10/9/1890 10/31/1915
Gordon Wilkes James R. Finley 10/27/1890 6/25/1891 Changed to North Wilkesboro 6/25/1891.
Summit Wilkes Harrison S. Tucker 1/31/1891 3/31/1953
Fairplain Wilkes George W. Adams, Jr. 6/22/1891 9/15/1909
North Wilkesboro Wilkes James R. Finley 6/25/1891 Northwilkesboro in 1894.  Back to North Wilkesboro in 1925.
Claud Wilkes Lelia Parris 12/3/1891 6/20/1895
Harley Wilkes Adolphus J. Taylor 6/4/1892 6/30/1936
Oakwoods Wilkes William A. Ellis 10/2/1893 3/31/1953
Spicer Wilkes Elvira J. Spicer 8/9/1894 6/24/1895
Kendal Wilkes Lindsey C. Ferguson 3/6/1895 9/9/1914 Was Yellow Hill.  Changed to Ferguson 9/9/1914.
Dimette Wilkes Joel J. Dimette 6/2/1896 2/15/1921
Buck Wilkes James G. Parsons 3/5/1898 3/31/1953
Stanton Wilkes William M. Wilcox 3/9/1898 5/15/1915
Myers Wilkes Sarah C. Myers 3/22/1898 8/15/1936
Champion Wilkes Robert M. Jones 4/19/1898 3/31/1953
Proffit Wilkes Millie L. Walsh 6/22/1898 7/16/1906
Congo Wilkes Alfred M. Davis 4/15/1899 10/15/1941
Hays Wilkes Paulina Elledge 9/15/1899
Dyer Wilkes Absalom M. Foster 9/16/1899 12/14/1905
Isaac Wilkes Isaac N. Bauguss 12/9/1899 5/15/1901
Brewers Wilkes William L. Brewer 12/20/1899 9/30/1932
Jarvis Wilkes Marcus L. Jarvis 3/5/1900 8/31/1914
Electa Wilkes Bertha J. Myers 8/10/1900 8/9/1901
Call #2 Wilkes John A. Foster 8/31/1900 8/31/1937
Holbrook Wilkes Thomas H. Holbrook 9/11/1900 7/15/1903
Beaux Wilkes William D. Lovett 10/19/1900 9/15/1923
Cline Wilkes Edward B. Henderson 2/6/1901 2/26/1907
Barlow Wilkes Joseph H. Barlow 4/10/1901 5/21/1910 Changed to Oakdale 5/21/1910.
McGrady Wilkes Bettia A. Handy 6/26/1901
Moxley Wilkes William C. Waddell 7/18/1901 3/31/1951
Spurgeon Wilkes Charles H.M. Tulburt 2/10/1902 <1930
Windy Gap Wilkes W.T. Comer 3/7/1902 8/31/1937
Reno Wilkes Ashe Francis J. Johnson 3/12/1902 Wilkes Co. ~1920.
Radical Wilkes Major F. Myers 4/5/1902 1/31/1948
Hix Wilkes Jacob M. Eller 4/8/1902 12/14/1905
Phipps Wilkes Maggie Huffman 5/24/1902 4/14/1904
Chuckle Wilkes Charles W. Pruitt 6/18/1902 11/15/1917
Newlife Wilkes Julia A. Myers 8/16/1902 10/15/1934
Leyula Wilkes Leyula M. Alexander 1/21/1903 12/30/1916
Zebra Wilkes Robert S. Stiller 1/26/1903 10/15/1923
Ilk Wilkes Mary L. Walls 4/29/1903 1/31/1905
Holbrook #2 Wilkes Mary A. Joines 8/3/1903 9/14/1907
Perry Wilkes John Wyatt 8/31/1903 10/30/1909
Cowles Wilkes Daniel D. Anderson 2/12/1904 5/15/1911
Sherman Wilkes David Roten 4/29/1905 8/31/1934
Mertie Wilkes Lula C. Absher 1/13/1906 3/31/1953
Top Wilkes Robessie B. Anderson 7/7/1906 6/15/1911
Walsh Wilkes Ira Phillips 7/17/1908 12/31/1945
Lester Wilkes Laura V. Wyatt 2/25/1909 7/15/1931
Patriot Wilkes John F. Barlow 5/28/1909 10/31/1913
Oakdale Wilkes Robert C. Walsh 5/21/1910 1/15/1919 Was Barlow.
Yates Wilkes Rudy B. Parsons 6/28/1910 5/31/1911
Harpe Wilkes Marcus E. Tucker 1/31/1911 8/15/1913
Gray Alleghany Alleghany Dona Johnson 4/7/1913 Wilkes Co. 1913.  Back to Alleghany Co. 1916.
Doughton Wilkes Ruby Woodruff 5/22/1914 7/15/1935
Ferguson Wilkes Sarah V. Ferguson 9/9/1914 Was Kendal.
Darnell Wilkes Todd Darnell 12/7/1914 2/15/1924
Marley Ford Wilkes Ina E. Triplett 1/6/1915 1/31/1919
Denny Wilkes Walter A. Jones 4/29/1915 2/29/1948
Minton Wilkes William C. Minton 5/8/1915 9/15/1923
Shoe Wilkes Martha A. Parsons 7/24/1915 11/15/1934
Offen Wilkes Columbus F. Holbrook 3/25/1916 11/15/1935
East Fruitland Wilkes James E. Moore 5/2/1916 6/3/1918 Was Poors Knob.  Changed to Pores Knob 6/3/1918.
Johnlen Wilkes Media Brown 7/31/1916 7/15/1933
Pores Knob Wilkes William S. Revis 6/3/1918 3/31/1953 Was East Fruitland.
Pattons Bridge Wilkes Granville M. Baker 6/28/1919 2/15/1934
Blackstone Wilkes Caldwell Harriet S. Shuford 7/14/1920 Was Elkville.  Caldwell Co. ~1925.
Windy Gap #2 Wilkes Florence Johnson 2/18/1921 10/31/1935
Thurmond Surry Wilkes William B. Hull 5/25/1921 Wilkes Co. 1921.  Back in Surry Co. 1929.  Back in Wilkes Co. ?
Sheets Wilkes Freelin F. Roop 5/10/1923 10/31/1936
Daylo Wilkes Mamie Gettys 11/22/1924 12/31/1941
Sourwood Wilkes Edgar J. Blackburn 8/11/1926 4/15/1933


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