Rutherford 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
Rutherfordton Rutherford Alexander M. Gilbert 10/1/1798
Erwinsville Rutherford Cleveland Hugh Quin 5/8/1813 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Mooresboro Rutherford Cleveland Lemuel Moore 7/1/1813 Moorsboro in 1813. Mooresborough by 1819; Mooresboro by 1828. Cleveland Co. 1841.
White Oak Rutherford John Moore 7/12/1815 2/14/1851
Green River Rutherford Robert Murray 6/13/1818 8/2/1838
Harmonsville Rutherford Richard Bradley 4/29/1823
Lebanon Rutherford Marvil Mills 5/21/1823 <1832
Island Ford Rutherford Alfred McKinney 2/10/1827 3/15/1907
Irvinesville Rutherford Samuel Julin 1/29/1828
Garners Ford Rutherford Cleveland Martin Shufford 1/31/1828 Cleveland Co. 1841.
High Shoals Rutherford Achilles Durham 4/4/1828 1/6/1844 Never in Rutherford - Clerical Error by USPS.
Duncans Creek Rutherford Rutherford James McFarland, Jr. 2/19/1829 1/21/1885 Cleveland Co. 1841.  Back to Rutherford Co. 1873.  Changed to Duncan 1/21/1885.
Beaver Dam Rutherford Nathan Hamrick 1/8/1830 <1832
Poplar Row Rutherford J. Donnell 8/19/1830 8/15/1838
Carson Rutherford John Reed 3/2/1831 ?
Reedsville Rutherford John Reed 4/6/1831 8/29/1831 Renamed Pinckney 8/29/1831.  Was Carson (No PO).
Chimney Rock Rutherford Jonathan Whiteside 8/10/1831 <1832
Pinckney Rutherford Pinckney Reid 8/29/1831 11/17/1851
Swangstown Rutherford Cleveland Martin Quin 11/4/1831 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Bushy Creek Rutherford Cleveland James Cabarriss 1/12/1832 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Janestown Rutherford O. Edward Brackell 2/11/1832 11/5/1835 Changed to Minersville 11/5/1835.
Harrisville Rutherford Robert W. Harris 5/24/1832 3/24/1835
Sandy Plains Rutherford Polk William F. McKessom 6/11/1832 Polk Co. 1855.
Ebenezer Rutherford James M. Smith 1/20/1834 1/6/1844
Golden Valley Rutherford Robert McFarland 1/20/1834 4/17/1871
Montfords Cove Rutherford William Brown 1/20/1834 1/5/1846 Changed to Sugar Hill 1/5/1846.
Minersville Rutherford McDowell Thomas J. Forney 11/5/1835 Was Janestown.  Burke Co. 1835.  McDowll Co. 1842.
Webbs Ford Rutherford James Harrill 11/8/1837 9/19/1879
Buck Shoals Rutherford Richard H. Hicks 2/14/1839 4/5/1847
Piedmont Rutherford William Davis 2/14/1839 1/15/1842
Tryon Rutherford Polk David Porter 3/5/1839 Henderson Co. 1853.  Polk Co. 1855.
Birchettsville Rutherford Cleveland Drury Birchett 4/3/1840 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Camp Call Rutherford Cleveland William W. Green 10/5/1840 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Sandy Run Rutherford Cleveland Richard Champion 11/28/1840 Cleveland Co. 1841.
Chimney Rock #2 Rutherford John W. Harris 12/19/1843 12/22/1879 Changed to Bat Cave 12/22/1879.
Logans Store Rutherford Benjamin W. Andrews 5/1/1844 7/15/1908
Hicksville Rutherford Perry G. Cleary 11/5/1845 12/11/1866
Sugar Hill Rutherford McDowell Benjamin Bynum 1/5/1846 Was Montfords Cove.  McDowell Co. 1846.
High Shoals #2 Rutherford Gaston Micajah Durham 1/31/1846 Gaston Co. 1846.  Never in Rutherford - Clerical Error by USPS.
Poorsford Rutherford John W. Walker 4/15/1846 6/22/1848
Cedar Creek Rutherford Daniel A. Little 7/3/1849 12/6/1866
Green River #2 Rutherford Samuel Stone 12/31/1849 7/26/1852
Pattons Home Rutherford Elisha Baxter 3/19/1850 8/31/1892
Mills Gap Rutherford Polk George J. Mills 4/15/1850 Polk Co. ~1858.
Coopers Gap Rutherford William E. Mills 4/16/1850 8/9/1871
Pacolet Rutherford Columbus Mills 4/19/1850 Was Horse Creek in Polk Co. 
Cuba Rutherford James P. Webb 8/19/1850 4/30/1906
Green Hill Rutherford William B. McEntire 5/14/1851 2/28/1927
Butler Rutherford Morris R. Moore 8/13/1853 12/6/1866
Suck Creek Rutherford Philip R. Davis 7/25/1854 12/11/1866
Otter Creek Rutherford Moses Wilkerson 9/4/1854 8/31/1915
First Broad Rutherford Williamson Fortune 5/7/1855 3/31/1914
Grassy Knob Rutherford William Davenport 6/20/1855 12/15/1899
Oakspring Rutherford Amos Harrill 9/7/1855 1/2/1907 Oak Spring until 1893.
Brittain Rutherford Jacob Deck 5/22/1856 4/2/1906
Burnt Chimney Rutherford Martin J. Harrill 1/23/1869 2/27/1882 Changed to Forest City 2/27/1882.
Carpenters Store Rutherford James H. Carpenter 8/22/1871 5/1/1873 Changed to Hicksville 5/1/1873.
Valley Springs Rutherford John Toms 12/12/1872 1/10/1884
Hicksville #2 Rutherford Romeo Hicks 5/1/1873 1/2/1882 Was Carpenters Store.
Gambles Store Rutherford Williamson F. Gamble 4/17/1874 4/29/1916
Greens Grove Rutherford Joseph W. Green 6/23/1874 11/29/1889 Changed to Washburn 11/29/1889.
Poors Ford Rutherford Polk William L. Jones 6/23/1875 Polk Co. ~1880.
Butler #2 Rutherford James W. McDaniel 5/8/1878 12/31/1904
Golden Valley #2 Rutherford Honoro C. Rollins 2/6/1879 10/15/1879
Bat Cave Rutherford Henderson Louisa T. Duvall 12/22/1879 Was Chimney Rock.  Henderson Co. 1879.
Edging Rutherford William Calaway Willaims 6/9/1880 11/18/1880
Ayr Rutherford Thomas R. Egerton 6/16/1880 2/15/1911
Toledo Rutherford Mary E. Logan 11/8/1880 1/8/1883 Changed to Chimney Rock 1/8/1883.
Golden Rutherford Thomas L. Baber 12/16/1880 4/29/1916
Factory Rutherford James T. Webb 7/25/1881 2/28/1901
Ferry Rutherford Perry H. Haynes 8/15/1881 11/15/1904
Sunshine Rutherford John W. Biggerstaffe 11/4/1881 2/15/1908
Webbs Rutherford Kincher J. Tate 2/10/1882 10/30/1882
Forest City Rutherford John B. Harrill 2/27/1882 Was Burnt Chimney.
Hicksville #3 Rutherford Myra L. Hicks 10/6/1882 3/31/1905
Chimney Rock #3 Rutherford Mary E. Logan 1/8/1883 Was Toledo.
Memory Rutherford David B. Harrill 3/5/1883 7/30/1904
Hamric Rutherford Barney M. Hamrick 5/7/1883 11/14/1906
Line Rutherford Watson Painter 10/19/1883 2/29/1908
Twitty Rutherford Mrs. William G. Miller 3/11/1884 1/2/1907
Custer Rutherford Marquis A. Bird 3/28/1884 10/30/1889
Waverly Rutherford Cleveland Joel T. Wood 7/28/1884 Cleveland Co. 1884.
Garnett Rutherford Mollie E. Jones 11/17/1884 5/12/1896
Duncan Rutherford Chauncey C. Gettys 1/31/1885 5/31/1908 Was Duncans Creek.
Myrtle Rutherford Nancy L. Ledbetter 7/10/1885 3/15/1907
Uree Rutherford Philip H. Grose 7/29/1885 7/31/1950
Ellenboro Rutherford William F. Byers 10/11/1886
Holly Rutherford Rufus J. Collins 4/22/1887 9/21/1894
Itom Rutherford Thomas J. Watson 4/26/1887 9/15/1933 Changed to Logan 9/15/1933.
Bostic Rutherford Arbuth L. Smart 5/18/1887
Champton Rutherford Willie R. hawkins 8/10/1887 5/24/1889
Henrietta Rutherford Simpson B. Tanner 9/20/1887
Darlington Rutherford Jay W. Lewis 11/4/1887 7/30/1904
Accommodate Rutherford Burch L. Logan 12/10/1887 10/9/1894
Tiger Rutherford William C. Williams 12/10/1887 4/30/1908
Trio Rutherford George Biggerstaffe 1/10/1888 1/17/1906
Pescud Rutherford Albert F. Weaver 4/18/1888 12/24/1891 Changed to Thermal City 12/24/1891.
Frog Rutherford Robert L. Taylor 7/23/1888 6/3/1889
Cliffdale Rutherford Albert G. Thompson 2/20/1889 2/15/1908
Mack Rutherford John C. Milton 9/18/1889 1/1/1907
Washburn Rutherford Reuben Washburn 11/29/1889 10/30/1906 Was Greens Grove.
Hollis Rutherford Jesse G. Blanton 5/2/1890 3/31/1954
Clifford Rutherford Sanders D. Green 6/22/1891 10/23/1901 Changed to Lexine 10/23/1901.
Thermal City Rutherford Albert F. Weaver 12/24/1891 6/30/1926 Was Pescud.
Custer #2 Rutherford Martha C. Bird 6/6/1892 7/31/1894
Union Mills Rutherford Wilson H. Hester 9/24/1892
Gilkey Rutherford Robert J. Norris 10/31/1893 7/31/1958
Caroleen Rutherford Julian H. Little 6/22/1896
Nanito Rutherford William J. Hardin 12/23/1897 6/15/1906
Gage Rutherford Cynthia E. Williams 3/5/1898 1/31/1908
Jeter Rutherford Mattie E. Murphy 7/6/1898 1/31/1908
Lexine Rutherford E. Avery Hamrick 11/17/1898 5/31/1900
Bruno Rutherford John T. Harrill 11/23/1899 9/14/1901
Cliffside Rutherford Raleigh R. Haynes 3/2/1901
Davisville Rutherford James P. Davis 8/19/1901 11/15/1904
Lexine #2 Rutherford Julia A. Bridges 10/23/1901 3/31/1905 Was Clifford.
Bob Rutherford Mary E. Harris 6/3/1902 4/30/1907
Wildemere Rutherford Richard C. Morrison 2/17/1903 4/30/1906
Bonny Rutherford Monroe G. Hardin 3/24/1903 5/15/1907
Nanney Rutherford Marten L. Nanney 3/24/1903 1/31/1908
Birch Rutherford Robert C. Price 4/3/1905 11/15/1905
Ruth Rutherford J. Willis Bradley 6/13/1906 1/31/1958
Redtop McDowell Rutherford Mary E. Smith 11/17/1906 10/30/1926 Rutherford Co. 1906.
Orenburg Rutherford James S. Harris 9/9/1912 7/10/1914 Changed to Harris 7/10/1914.
Harris Rutherford James S. Harris 7/10/1914 Was Orenburg.
Spindale Rutherford Oscar R. Duncan 1/7/1917
Esmeralda Rutherford Thomas F. Turner 6/28/1917 10/18/1926
Avondale Rutherford John G. Roach 8/23/1919 7/1/1966
Lake Lure Rutherford Thomas B. Suiter 1/25/1927
Logan Rutherford Bettie B. Logan 9/15/1933 7/15/1935 Was Itom.


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