Orange 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
Albrights Orange Alamance Daniel Albright 12/26/1812 5/18/1850 Alamance Co. 1849.
Back Creek Orange Abel Griffis 4/20/1830 4/10/1833
Bains Mills Orange Willie Merritt 11/15/1859 1/22/1861
Bethmont Orange Hudson M.C. Stroud 12/19/1849 11/14/1853 Changed to Oaks 11/14/1853.
Big Falls Orange Alamance Benjamin Hurdle 6/4/1845 Was Scottsville.  Alamance Co. 1849.
Bingham School Orange Charles White 11/17/1882 7/10/1891
Blackwood Orange Morris King 1/26/1883 7/31/1927
Border Orange Henry Haley 6/17/1880 7/31/1905
Bradshaw Orange Thomas Bradshaw 7/19/1880 11/30/1905
Braggtown Orange Durham John S. Carden 8/9/1880 ? To Durham Co. 1881.
Breeze Orange William T. Brown 7/9/1892 3/31/1905
Buffalo Hill Orange Willis L. Gooch 4/19/1837 3/22/1851 Changed to Dials Creek 3/22/1851.
Burnt Shop Orange Henderson Scott 7/23/1847 10/11/1851 Changed to Melville 10/11/1851.
Caldwell Orange Alexander Dickson 3/12/1846 9/18/1872
Caldwell Institute Orange Henry Y. Harris 2/6/1877 9/30/1904
Carr Orange William A.J. Cooper 4/13/1894 4/30/1908
Carrboro Orange Robert Blackwood 2/5/1914 Was Venable.
Cedar Grove Orange Forsyth Joseph Allison 4/4/1826 12/6/1866 Forsyth Co. 1860.
Cedar Grove #2 Forsyth Orange John D. Corbin 6/13/1869 Orange Co. 1869.
Ceno Orange George W. Parker 8/16/1901 10/31/1903
Chapel Hill Orange Samual Hopkins 7/1/1795
Clover Garden Orange Richard Freeman 7/1/1808 3/29/1836 Changed to White Cross 3/29/1836.
Clover Garden #2 Orange John Morrow 6/23/1836 12/6/1866
Clover Orchard Orange Alamance Peter Foust 8/22/1848 Alamance Co. 1849.
Cochrans Level Orange Henry B. Burgar 10/1/1822
Dials Creek Orange Oxford Moize 3/22/1851 1/15/1858 Was Buffalo Hill.  Changed to Flat River 1/15/1858.
Durham Orange Durham Dewitt C. Mangum 3/28/1878 Was Durhams.  Durham Co. 1881.
Durhams Orange J.G. Angier 4/26/1855 3/28/1878 Was Prattsburg.  Changed to Durham 3/28/1878.
Durhamville Orange Joseph L. Moore 5/14/1851 10/7/1854
Efland Orange Madison L. Efland 8/18/1890
Enoe Orange Nathaniel J. Palmer 2/7/1831 <1832
Enoe Mills Orange Thomas W. Holden 1/17/1840 3/29/1860
Enville Orange James W. Murdock 3/12/1892 6/20/1895
Eshtaol Orange Caroline P. Morrow 10/18/1892 3/14/1894
Faucett Orange William R. Faucett 5/21/1883 3/21/1898
Fawcetts Store Orange Chesley F. Faucette 1/28/1819 10/4/1854 Faucett's Store until 1828. Changed to McRays Store 10/4/1854.
Flat River Orange Durham Addison Mangum 1/15/1858 Was Dials Creek.  Durham Co. 1881.
Gath Orange George W. Thompson 7/19/1880 12/15/1905
Green Spring Orange John Baine 8/16/1849 7/29/1854
Hartshorn Orange Alamance Henry Fogleman 6/17/1836 Alamance Co. 1858.
Haw River Orange Alamance Benjamin Rainey 1/1/1800 5/18/1850 Alamance Co. 1849.
Hawfield Orange James A. Craig 3/20/1828 10/12/1833
Hawfield #2 Orange Alamance Samuel N. Tate 7/25/1839 12/11/1866 Alamance Co. 1849.
Herndons Orange William R. Herndon 11/29/1827 1/23/1836 Changed to Prattsburg 1/23/1836.
Hessee Orange Julius A. Hessee 12/24/1890 2/19/1894
Hillsborough Orange David Ray 3/20/1793 USPS shortened to Hillsboro in 1893, not adopted by town.
Holts Store Orange Alamance Michael Holt 12/7/1826 Alamance Co. 1849.
Hughes Academy Orange William H. Ellis 9/17/1859 1/22/1861 Was West Orange.
Joplin Orange Annie T. Wagoner 5/24/1902 11/15/1907
Joppa Orange John F. Thompson 7/31/1888 10/17/1905
Jordans Grove Orange William H. Jordan 12/19/1888 4/28/1891
Junta Orange Daniel W. Kerr 4/23/1838 8/19/1847 Changed to Mount Zion 8/19/1847.
Laws Orange James Laws, Jr. 12/2/1881 3/15/1905
Lindleys Store Orange Alamance John Newlin 2/15/1811 Alamance Co. 1849.
Lindsay Orange Manly Lindsay 5/5/1888 1/31/1905
Lipscombs Orange William Lipscomb 3/19/1838 6/26/1845
Longs Mills Orange Randolph Mary W. Long 12/23/1822 Randolph Co. 1828.
Longs Store Orange John Long 2/20/1833 5/6/1836
Luster Orange Durham Jerome G. Bowling 6/9/1880 Durham Co. 1881.
Mason Hall Orange Alamance James Mason 4/4/1809 Alamance Co. 1849.
McCrays Store Alamance Alamance Gabriel M. Lea 8/25/1860 Orange Co. 1855.  Back in Alamance Co. 1861.
McDaniels Orange Alamance Eli McDaniel 7/25/1839 Alamance Co. 1849.
McRays Store Orange Alamance Azariah G. McRay 10/4/1854 ? Was Fawcetts Store.  Alamance Co. 1849.  
Meadow Creek Orange William S. Bradshaw 7/13/1848 12/11/1866
Melville Orange Alamance Henderson Scott 10/11/1851 Was Burnt Shop.  Alamance Co. 1852.
Meredith Orange John R. Berry 2/8/1890 1/2/1907
Mokun Orange E.M. Lockart 3/19/1901 10/31/1903
Moore Orange Alamance Michael W. Moore 2/9/1897 Alamance Co. 1905.
Mooresville Orange Alamance James Moore 1/5/1833 1/10/1855 Alamance Co. 1849.
Morgans Creek Orange Alexander Hunter 2/14/1851 9/1/1852
Moringville Orange Chatham Mordecai M. Sears 12/21/1833 Chatham Co. 1833.
Mount Ararat Orange Alamance Benjamin Trollinger 2/7/1846 12/6/1850 Was Trollingers Bridge.  Alamance Co. 1849.
Mount Willing Orange William Shaw 7/25/1839 5/18/1869
Mount Zion Orange Daniel W. Kerr 8/19/1847 4/9/1849 Was Junta.
New Providence Orange James T. Murray 1/27/1849 5/18/1850
Oakland Orange Richardson Nichols 3/20/1828 2/1/1835
Oaks Orange Hudson M.C. Stroud 11/14/1853 5/15/1907 Was Bethmont.
Orange Factory Orange Durham John H. Webb 2/19/1853 Durham Co. 1881.
Pattersons Mill Orange Durham Samuel F. Patterson 6/19/1874 Durham Co. 1881.
Pattersons Store Orange Alamance George Patterson 2/13/1838 Alamance Co. 1849.
Pleasant Grove Orange Alamance Andrew McCauley 4/1/1815 Alamance Co. 1849.
Post Mills Village Orange George O. Strong 3/10/1825 <1832
Prattsburg Orange William N. Pratt 1/23/1836 4/16/1855 Was Herndons.  Changed to Durhams 4/16/1855
Red Mountain Orange Durham John J. Carrington 5/9/1825 Durham Co. 1881.
Rival Orange Stephen F. Gates 1/8/1903 10/15/1904
Rock Creek Orange Alamance Andrew Albright 2/8/1828 Alamance Co. 1849.
Rockspring Orange William Thompson 10/23/1845 <1904 Rock Springs until 1894.
Round Hill Orange William Horner 6/14/1832 3/6/1871
Ruffins Mills Orange James A. Craig 5/15/1843 1/3/1850
Schley Orange Davis S. Miller 8/22/1898 6/15/1907
Scottsville Orange John Scott 2/21/1827 6/4/1845 Changed to Big Falls 6/4/1845.
Shallow Ford Orange Alamance Joel Boone 8/3/1848 Alamance Co. 1849.
Snow Camp Orange Alamance John Stafford 3/31/1830 Alamance Co. 1849.
Somerville Orange Jacob Somers 3/2/1831 6/9/1831
South Lowell Orange Durham John A. McMannen 1/15/1853 Was South Lowell Mills.  Durham Co. 1881.
South Lowell Mills Orange John A. McMannen 2/14/1846 1/15/1853 Changed to South Lowell 1/15/1853.
Stagville Orange Durham Robert Seay 10/1/1807 Durham Co. 1881.
Stony Creek Orange Andrew Hughes 2/21/1827 5/10/1833 aka Stoney Creek
Symmes Mill Orange Herbert Symmes 1/30/1827 7/14/1829
Teer Orange James P. Teer 6/25/1890 11/15/1935
Tolers Orange Anderson Toler 10/24/1890 3/15/1905
Trices Store Orange William Trice 10/15/1839 12/10/1848
Trollingers Bridge Orange Joseph Trollinger 12/29/1838 2/7/1846 Changed to Mount Ararat 2/7/1846.
Turners Mills Orange James Turner 4/19/1837 7/12/1842
University Orange Oscar F. Craig 5/4/1903 10/15/1954 Was University Station.
University Station Orange Durham Archibald C. Hunter 9/20/1856 Durham Co. 1881.
University Station #2 Durham Orange James L. Neal 12/22/1875 5/4/1903 Orange Co. 1885.  Changed to University 5/4/1903.
Venable Orange Robert Blackwood 9/12/1910 2/5/1914 Changed to Carrboro 2/5/1914.
Walnut Grove Orange Samuel R. Woods 6/4/1840 1/28/1843
Walnut Grove #2 Orange Bedford Hurdle 2/21/1848 1/7/1867
West Orange Orange Nathaniel D. Bain 5/27/1854 9/17/1859 Changed to Hughes Academy 9/17/1859.
West Point Orange John W. Hancock 10/15/1839 12/11/1866
White Cross Orange Reuben C. Poe 3/29/1836 4/19/1854 Was Clover Garden.
White Cross #2 Orange Alvis Durham 6/12/1858 12/10/1874


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