New Hanover County, NC Post Offices - 1785 to 1971

Alphabetical Order
Post Office Original County Final County (If Changed) First US Postmaster Date Started Date Discontinued Comments
Angola Onslow Onslow Isaac Rochelle 2/14/1856 New Hanover Co. 1856.  Pender Co. 1875.  Onslow Co. ~1880.
Ashton New Hanover Pender Robert Henderson 6/18/1874 Pender Co. 1875.
Bannerman New Hanover John P. Bannerman 4/12/1847 12/6/1866
Bishop New Hanover Henry M. Bishop 8/1/1890 10/30/1891
Black River Chapel New Hanover Sampson John M. Corbett 5/30/1840 Sampson Co. 1872.
Burgaw Depot New Hanover Pender Wiley W. Flowers 1/24/1854 Was Cypress Grove.  Pender Co. 1875.
Caintuck New Hanover Thomas J. Corbett 2/22/1849 8/31/1868
Calvins Creek New Hanover Joel L. Moore 2/16/1853 3/28/1870 Changed to Point Caswell 3/28/1870.
Camera New Hanover Pender Mary M. Johnson 10/20/1865 Was Sills Creek.  Pender Co. 1875.
Carolina Beach New Hanover Alexander W. Pate 7/18/1917
Castle Hayne New Hanover James Owen 5/10/1869 Castle in 1895.  Back to Castle Hayne in 1908.
Cypress Grove New Hanover James O. Bowden 12/26/1849 1/24/1854 Changed to Burgaw Depot 1/24/1854.
Cypress Grove #2 New Hanover John N. Bowden 9/4/1855 9/2/1856
Doctors Creek New Hanover James Stringfield 6/29/1857 5/21/1858
Dogwood Cove New Hanover John W. Conan 6/20/1855 12/6/1866
Federal New Hanover Stephen Keyes 8/1/1890 9/28/1891
Federal Point New Hanover John Taylor 12/28/1882 6/13/1883
Harrells Store New Hanover Sampson James Harrell 7/27/1837 Sampson Co. 1874.
Kure Beach New Hanover Mitson O. Saunders 5/8/1942
Lillington New Hanover Evan L. Miller 4/26/1859 10/19/1874 Was Long Creek.  Changed back to Long Creek 10/19/1874.
Long Creek New Hanover William H. Van 11/23/1825 4/26/1859 Long Creek Bridge until 1828. Changed to Lillington 4/26/1859.
Long Creek #2 New Hanover Pender Samuel H. Belly 10/19/1874 Was Lillington.  Pender Co. 1875.
Lyons Store New Hanover Bladen Robert W. Lyon 5/16/1860 Bladen Co. 1860.
Masonboro New Hanover Alonzo Hewlett 7/17/1890 9/25/1891
Moores Creek New Hanover Pender George W. McAlester 7/27/1837 Pender Co. 1875.
Moseley New Hanover Nicholas F. Nixon 6/11/1884 3/6/1885
Nonesta New Hanover Dollie Wadsworth 5/20/1930 9/15/1931
Oakley New Hanover Samuel A. Howard 4/30/1859 4/26/1871
Pleasant District New Hanover Hays Beatty 1/15/1833 10/28/1840 Was Beatty's Bridge in Bladen Co.
Point Caswell New Hanover Pender John R. Peddison 3/28/1870 Was Calvins Creek.  Pender Co. 1875.
Rocky Point New Hanover Pender Samuel Beery 4/16/1860 Pender Co. 1875.
Scotts Hill New Hanover Pender Joseph M. Foy 10/15/1851 Pender Co. 1875.
Sea Gate New Hanover Levina E. Rogers 6/28/1910 2/15/1932
Sills Creek New Hanover Alexander Lamont 10/23/1844 10/20/1865 Changed to Camera 10/20/1865.
Snug Haven New Hanover William O. Shepherd 10/2/1916 3/15/1922
South Washington New Hanover William Usher 11/14/1823 6/16/1841 Changed to Washington Depot 6/16/1841.
South Washington #2 New Hanover Pender Rufus Garriss 7/27/1870 Pender Co. 1875.
Spring Garden New Hanover Thomas W. Devane 3/8/1852 6/25/1860
Switchback New Hanover Cyrus S. Van Amringe 6/9/1890 9/15/1890
Topsail Sound New Hanover Pender John Howard 5/10/1842 Pender Co. 1875.
Washington Depot New Hanover Charles L. Garris 6/16/1841 7/6/1844 Was South Washington.
Wilmington New Hanover John Bradley 2/16/1796
Wrightsville New Hanover Kate W. Manning 7/6/1881 11/15/1909
Wrightsville Beach New Hanover Horace C. Johnson 10/6/1941
Wrightsville Sound New Hanover Evelyn B. Hall 4/23/1923 4/30/1955


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