Columbus County, NC Post Offices - 1808 to 1971

Alphabetical Order
Post Office Original County Final County (If Changed) First US Postmaster Date Started Date Discontinued Comments
Acme Columbus Hettie B. Jordan 7/11/1911 1/2/1963 Was Cronly.  Changed to Riegelwood 1/2/1963.
Applewhite Columbus Elisha L. Applewhite 3/15/1892 6/30/1907
Armour Brunswick Columbus Richard S. Love 5/11/1876 5/31/1953 Columbus Co. 1877.
Artesia Columbus Platt W. Davis 4/24/1907 12/30/1916
Beachs Mills Columbus Daniel P. Beach 8/21/1856 10/20/1860
Big Swamp Columbus Moore Lennon 2/15/1837 4/7/1873
Boardman Columbus Burdis Anderson 4/12/1899 10/31/1954 Was Hub.
Bogue Columbus John W. Hall 3/25/1861 3/31/1884 Changed to Hallsboro 3/31/1884.
Bolton Brunswick Columbus Jackson W. Brinkley 3/20/1873 Columbus Co. 1877.
Braswell Columbus Howard M. Bullard 5/12/1900 10/15/1904
Brunswick Columbus George W. Cox 1/8/1926
Bug Hill Columbus John J.C. Gore 5/22/1860 1/7/1867
Bug Hill #2 Columbus Dorcas A. Gore 9/4/1876 10/15/1936 Bughill since 1893.
Byrdsville Columbus Francis M. Creech 11/13/1877 5/31/1914
Cerro Gordo Columbus William G. Summertin 8/8/1853
Chadbourn Columbus James H. Chadbourn, Jr. 5/26/1882
Clarendon Columbus Ferd C. Williamson 2/13/1885
Coin Columbus James High 7/27/1898 2/26/1903
Coleman Columbus Albert B. Coleman 6/25/1894 12/31/1902
Columbus C.H. Columbus James B. White 7/1/1811 9/24/1829 Changed to Whiteville 9/24/1829.
Cronly Columbus Nichols Morris 4/16/1883 7/11/1911 Changed to Acme 7/11/1911.
Crooms Columbus William Strickland 7/15/1884 3/25/1896
Delco Columbus Lillie E. Applewhite 6/17/1918 Was Newberlin.
Doomore Columbus Archibald Toon 6/14/1894 2/8/1898
Dothan Columbus Dillon E. Cox 7/3/1890 12/31/1932
Dulah Columbus Hannie A. Long 7/3/1915 1/31/1941
Elbow Columbus Duncan R. Baxley 8/8/1894 4/15/1910
Eoka Columbus Needham L. Williams 4/9/1884 6/14/1902
Ettie Columbus George K. Jacobs 5/26/1902 6/29/1907
Evergreen Columbus Ashley M. Benton 7/31/1883
Fair Bluff Columbus John McGill 11/15/1815 Fair Bluff in 1815. Fairbluff in 1828.  Fair Bluff in 1844.
Farmers Turnout Brunswick Brunswick Alexander Murrill 5/14/1876 Columbus Co. 1878.  Back in Brunswick Co. 1883.  Error by PO - Never in Columbus Co.
Flemington Columbus Charles Chancy 5/20/1868 10/19/1883 Changed to Lake Waccamaw 10/19/1883.
Freeman Columbus Joseph Brinkley 4/19/1886 10/31/1931
Green Swamp Columbus James Freshwater 10/18/1855 12/11/1866
Grists Columbus David Struthers 5/13/1892 5/14/1921
Grists Station Columbus David Struthers 6/7/1866 3/17/1892
Guide Columbus George C. Cox 4/1/1901 2/15/1933
Gum Swamp Columbus John Mears 8/29/1837 8/4/1853
Haddock Columbus Andrew J. Mills 10/24/1889 4/30/1903
Hallsboro Columbus John W. Hall 3/31/1884 Was Bogue.
Hub Columbus William H. Butlers 1/8/1891 4/12/1899 Was Lyons.  Changed to Boardman 4/12/1899.
Iron Hill Columbus J.C. Wright 9/1/1875 9/15/1904
Ivys Bluff Columbus J. McColskey 5/19/1847 9/4/1849
Kingville Columbus Asa C. Faulk 1/16/1892 11/6/1896
Lake Waccamaw Columbus Charles O. Beers 10/19/1883 Was Flemington.
Lebanon Columbus Charley A. Harp 6/16/1875 10/6/1890
Lebanon #2 Columbus James M. Harper 4/22/1899 4/15/1905
Lennon Columbus Ira Lennon 12/4/1883 11/16/1887
Leroy Columbus Esau Nealey 7/18/1892 2/14/1901 Was Meritts.
Levingston Columbus Walter R. Bordeaux 4/4/1904 10/31/1904
Lockhaven Brunswick Columbus Lloyd C. McCoy 9/17/1902 2/14/1903 Columbus Co. 1902.
Lyons Columbus William H. Butlers 11/12/1890 1/8/1891 Changed to Hub 1/8/1891.
Meritts Columbus Macon M. Meritt 7/20/1886 7/18/1892 Changed to Leroy 7/18/1892.
Mollie Columbus Jonathan M.D. Long 2/18/1890 4/30/1903
Mount Tabor Columbus Charles H. Inman 2/13/1885 6/15/1895 Changed to Tabor 6/15/1895.
Nakina Columbus Warren L. Pigott 7/20/1916
Nettie Columbus William W. Brown 2/21/1902 6/30/1902
Newberlin Columbus Walter R. Bordeaux 4/16/1907 6/17/1918 Was Robeson.  Changed to Delco 6/17/1918.
Old Dock Columbus Henry M. Long 10/6/1881 3/15/1943
Olyphic Columbus Vance B. Gore 9/19/1923 3/31/1949
Orton Columbus Haynes Lennon 8/23/1883 2/13/1904
Oxmoore Columbus Annie H. Troy 8/24/1898 4/12/1899
Peacocks Store Columbus Lovet Peacock 6/22/1854 2/14/1906
Phoenix Brunswick Brunswick Joseph J. Gay 6/11/1877 Columbus Co. 1878.  Back in Brunswick Co. 1880. (Error by PO)
Pireway Columbus John H. Johnson 10/11/1882 12/15/1933 Was Pireway Ferry.
Pireway Ferry Columbus John Mills, Jr. 7/6/1855 5/14/1856
Pireway Ferry #2 Columbus James M. Cooke 5/18/1869 10/11/1882 Changed to Pireway 10/11/1882.
Pleasant Plain Columbus George W. Hill 8/9/1856 3/12/1861
Pocosin Columbus Melton Campbell 11/10/1891 10/15/1904
Porters Swamp Columbus Lot Williamson 12/13/1837 6/25/1846
Prong Columbus William D. Wooten 7/15/1889 4/30/1903
Record Columbus Rufus D. Mooney 1/22/1892 12/15/1899
Redbug Columbus Mary M. Wyche 1/4/1900 5/15/1914
Rex Columbus M.P. Stanly 6/28/1890 7/3/1891
Rico Columbus James S. Elkins 6/16/1900 1/31/1907
Riegelwood Columbus Allison O. Burns 1/2/1963 Was Acme.
Robeson Brunswick Columbus T. Curtis Boyd 5/2/1873 9/20/1890 Columbus Co. 1877.
Robeson #2 Columbus Ahart Twigg 8/28/1894 4/16/1907 Changed to Newberlin 4/16/1907.
Sasspan Columbus Andrew G. Holmes 11/30/1887 10/31/1893 Changed to Tariff 10/31/1893.
Sidney Columbus Elihu Meares 6/16/1875 11/19/1887
Smithsburgh Columbus Andrew J. Smith 5/24/1882 1/6/1885
Sue Columbus Harris K. Long 11/21/1894 11/30/1901
Swinsons Cut Brunswick Columbus James J. Swinson 6/15/1875 3/24/1884 Columbus Co. 1877.
Tabor Columbus Condary W. Brown 6/15/1895 4/1/1935 Was Mount Tabor.  Changed to Tabor City 4/1/1935.
Tabor City Columbus Duncan F. McGougan 4/1/1935 Was Tabor.
Tariff Columbus Andrew G. Holmes 10/31/1893 8/25/1898 Was Sasspan.
Turnout Columbus James H. Springer 12/1/1879 8/23/1883 Changed to Waccamaw 8/23/1883.
Vineland Columbus James P. Williams 11/5/1885 12/1/1929 Was Whiteville Depot.
Waccamaw Columbus James H. Springer 8/23/1883 3/29/1890 Was Turnout.
Wananish Columbus Joseph L. Nicholson 7/14/1899
West Columbus Sam M.D. Long 7/9/1890 11/25/1898
White Marsh Columbus Frederick Lesser 8/26/1837 12/8/1855
Whiteville Columbus William Kemp 9/24/1829 Was Columbus C.H.  Whitesville until 1889.
Whiteville Depot Columbus Alexander F. Powell 11/19/1874 11/5/1885 Changed to Vineland 11/5/1885.
Wooten Columbus Edward W. Wooten 1/18/1886 9/24/1896
Yolande Columbus James C. Henry 7/22/1886 3/24/1888


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