Craven 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
New Bern Craven Francois X. Martin 6/1/1790 Newbern until 1877.  New Berne until 1892.  Newbern until 1918.  New Bern in 1918.
Bay River Craven Stephen Fowler 11/6/1823 <1832
Swift Creek Bridge Craven John B. Dawson 7/6/1825 3/9/1881 Changed to Vanceboro 3/9/1881.
Core Creek Craven John Harris 2/23/1828 7/15/1833
Russells Craven Luke Russell 3/1/1833 Changed to Core Creek 7/16/1841.
Cravenville Craven William Holland, Jr. 9/13/1836 1/28/1843
Milton Park Craven Arthur Miller 5/13/1839 10/23/1844
Core Creek #2 Craven John Harris 7/16/1841 1/18/1844 Was Russells.
Bay River #2 Craven Pamlico James Miller 6/11/1857 Pamlico Co. 1872.
Spaightsville Craven Andrew J. Chestnutt 2/29/1860 12/11/1866
Adams Creek Craven Henry T. Foscue 10/8/1860 12/6/1866
Dover Craven William F. Lego 2/5/1867
Pamlico Craven Joseph P. Dean 4/10/1868 1/23/1872
Grantsborough Craven Pamlico William Grant 9/20/1869 Pamlico Co. 1872.  Shortened to Grantsboro in 1890s
Vandemere Craven Pamlico Matthew T. Dill 2/3/1871 Pamlico Co. 1872.
Cobton Craven Richard G. Cobb 6/5/1872 6/10/1888 Changed to Fort Barnwell 6/10/1888.
Woodbridge Craven Edward Bull 4/21/1873 10/7/1881
Croatan Craven James H. Tilliard 6/18/1874 12/31/1927
Maple Cypress Craven John T. Dawson 6/1/1875 1/14/1904
Anbray Craven Joseph W. Kennedy 8/29/1877 11/8/1878
Riverdale Craven Charles E. Mallett 11/21/1877 12/28/1920
Holly Hill Craven Barney Fulcher 8/6/1879 11/24/1879
Coohooca Craven Enoch F. Huskins 2/4/1880 2/10/1880 Changed to Cohoogue 2/10/1880.
Cohoogue Craven Enoch F. Huskins 2/10/1880 9/16/1885 Was Coohooca.
Hubbs Craven Alexander Herring 1/11/1881 1/18/1882
Havelock Craven William Leauhouts 2/11/1881 2/28/1945
Vanceboro Craven William H. Ellison 3/9/1881 Was Swift Creek Bridge.
Cove Craven Robert A. Dillon 4/11/1881 1/2/1883
Merrimon Craven Carteret Edward F. Carraway 10/9/1881 Carteret Co. 1885.
Tuscarora Craven Christopher C. Wethington 10/5/1882 2/15/1938
Cove #2 Craven Julia White 3/5/1883 5/7/1907 Changed to Cove City 5/7/1907.
Ernul Craven John J. Speir 3/12/1883 7/15/1902
Thurman Craven William M. Thomas 8/7/1885 3/31/1909
James City Craven Washington Spivey 1/11/1888 4/15/1943
Perfection Craven Edward W. Wadsworth 2/10/1888 11/14/1903
Jasper Craven John J. Speir 4/24/1888 4/15/1903
Fort Barnwell Craven Matthew H. Carr 6/10/1888 9/15/1921 Was Cobton.
Zorah Craven Amariah Toler 7/31/1888 6/30/1904
Debruhls Craven John E. Wilcox 8/10/1888 6/13/1896
Marvel Craven W.H. Mason 11/21/1889 8/6/1891
Harlowe Craven Carteret Jesse P. Godett, Jr. 4/26/1890 Carteret Co. 1885.
Bellair Craven Daniel Lane 11/11/1890 1/31/1903
Cherry Point Craven David W. Morton, Jr. 11/12/1890 2/15/1932
Bachelor Craven Isaac Taylor 11/17/1890 6/30/1945
Lima Craven Drew Dixon 4/9/1891 1/31/1903
Cohoogue #2 Craven Enoch F. Huskins 4/16/1891 8/15/1914
Clark Craven George T. Eubanks 7/21/1892 10/31/1962
North Harlowe Craven James R. Bell 11/15/1893 3/31/1954
Askin Craven Laura J. Askin 12/14/1893 4/19/1919 Changed to Ernul 4/19/1919.
Rehms Craven William T. Civils 8/11/1898 12/8/1906
Chip Craven Wiley A. Ewell 4/14/1899 6/30/1904
Wasp Craven Pennie Willis 5/28/1900 3/31/1903
Geddy Craven Sarah McCafity 9/4/1900 1/31/1903
Honolulu Craven James L. Witherington 9/17/1900 1/14/1904
Dobbs Craven Hugh C. Lancaster 11/21/1901 1/31/1903
Blades Craven Gabriel A. Conner 2/21/1903 9/14/1929
Winthrop Mills Craven George C. Speight 10/7/1903 1/31/1914
Melvin Craven James B. Robinson 2/14/1906 5/31/1920
Cove City Craven Deborah P. Kennedy 5/7/1907 Was Cove.
Bridgeton Craven John H. Oglesby 5/2/1908
Ernul #2 Craven Ebbie E. Sprock 4/19/1919 Was Askin.
Becton Craven Emily Becton 8/12/1922 11/30/1931
James City #2 Craven Dorothy W. Hargett 8/1/1950 7/31/1967
Havelock #2 Craven Ruth T. Smith 1/1/1957


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