Watauga County, NC Post Offices - 1849 to 1971

Alphabetical Order
Post Office Original County Final County (If Changed) First US Postmaster Date Started Date Discontinued Comments
Adams Watauga Joseph C. Hodges 7/21/1903 12/31/1950
Aho Watauga Joel H. Green 5/13/1886 11/30/1905
Amantha Watauga Will W. Holoclaw 5/14/1887 7/31/1937 Was McBrides Mill.
Amber Watauga Squire H. Stephens 9/26/1901 10/30/1909
Balm Watauga Avery R. Frank Marshall 8/18/1903 Avery Co. 1911.
Bamboo Watauga William J. Critcher 9/20/1876 5/31/1932
Banners Elk Watauga Avery Martha Banner 6/16/1875 Avery Co. 1911.
Bartlett Watauga John C. Curlee 4/30/1888 5/19/1888
Beech Creek Watauga Avery Isaac Reece 9/20/1875 Avery Co. 1911.
Benfield Watauga Allen Green 6/14/1902 4/15/1905
Blowing Rock Watauga Silas C. Coffey 7/26/1856
Boone Ashe Watauga Jordan Councill 6/21/1850 Watauga Co. 1849.
Brookside Watauga Jonathan Moretz 2/11/1895 12/31/1937
Brushy Flat Watauga Silas Morphew 9/10/1850 4/7/1852 Changed to Rotherwood 4/7/1852.
Buckvale Watauga George T. Bradshaw 6/14/1889 4/17/1894
Church Watauga Eli M. Church 11/23/1881 12/11/1886
Councill Watauga James P. Councill 4/17/1882 2/26/1883
Cranberry Forge Watauga Mitchell John H. Dunn 4/4/1850 Mitchell Co. 1861.
Dark Ridge Watauga Avery George W. McLaine 12/6/1881 Darkridge in 1894.  Avery Co. 1911.
Deckhill Watauga Joseph S. Winkler 5/26/1892 12/15/1897
Deep Gap Watauga Jesse E. Luther 12/1/1924 Was Yuma.
Deerfield Watauga Mary A. Blair 11/27/1885 10/17/1907
Doughton Watauga Wiley F. Sherwood 8/14/1913 10/25/1913 Changed to Sherwood 10/25/1913.
Elk Cross Roads Ashe Ashe Hugh A. Dobbin, Jr. 6/21/1888 Watauga Co. 1888.  Back in Ashe Co. ~1900.
Elk Knob Watauga William G. Hall 4/19/1883 2/2/1885
Elkdale Watauga Edwin H. Banner 7/23/1875 10/1/1875
Ellers Store Watauga Cleveland Eller 9/16/1879 5/21/1881
Forest Watauga Jacob G. Hagaman 10/14/1901 4/15/1905
Foscoe Watauga William H. Calaway 6/3/1886 11/30/1911
Galax Watauga Robert L. Hodges 2/28/1903 1/14/1911
Googoo Watauga Ellen Lawrence 12/5/1905 1/31/1911
Gordon Watauga Wiley J. Mast 9/3/1902 4/2/1906
Grandfather Watauga James W. McLeaird 10/3/1881 3/26/1883
Grandfather #2 Watauga James E. Calaway 1/3/1891 1/31/1911
Green Park Watauga John M. Bernhardt 7/20/1891 9/15/1935
Greer Watauga Reuben Greer 7/19/1880 7/25/1881
Greer #2 Watauga Andy Greer 11/17/1892 8/7/1899
Greers Store Watauga Reuben Greer 1/21/1879 2/26/1880
Hackett Watauga John F. Triplett 4/10/1908 5/14/1927
Hagaman Watauga John W. Holsclaw 6/25/1898 6/29/1907
Handleton Watauga Smith Stanberry 7/19/1905 11/30/1905
Harman Watauga Wiley A. Harman 10/25/1889 2/10/1899
Hattie Watauga Sarah C. Green 12/9/1889 4/2/1906
Hodges Gap Watauga William M. Hodges 7/22/1922 6/15/1932
Hollar Watauga Fowl H. Hollar 11/30/1921 12/31/1924
Horton Watauga Malinda Horton 3/7/1882 10/15/1924
Howard Watauga Leander Norris 1/11/1881 4/13/1883
Howard #2 Watauga Millard H. Norris 6/19/1903 1/31/1905
Kellerville Watauga Larkin F. Greer 10/11/1905 6/15/1912
Kelsey Watauga Cornelius J. Coffey 7/15/1891 4/30/1914
Laxon Watauga Dwight L. Stanberry 5/7/1924 12/31/1952
Laxtons Creek Watauga James H. Yonnie 8/3/1876 10/11/1880
Leander Watauga Henry H. Greene 12/2/1889 5/31/1932
Lovill Watauga Effie M. Mast 6/18/1918 6/30/1950
Mabel Watauga McCoy Moretz 2/10/1894 2/28/1954
Maplewood Watauga Thomas R. Gragg 4/13/1904 1/31/1905
Mast Watauga Newton L. Mast 6/4/1887 10/15/1931
Matney Watauga Rowan C. Billings 9/6/1900 6/29/1940
McBrides Mill Watauga Hiram McBride 5/10/1869 5/14/1887 Changed to Amantha 5/14/1887.
Meadow Creek Watauga Maggie Miller 3/7/1904 6/30/1915
Meat Camp Watauga Edward Hodges 5/7/1860 6/30/1943
Middle Cane Watauga John R. Hodges 2/1/1876 11/30/1912
Moody Watauga Nannie J. Hodges 5/17/1898 4/30/1914
Moretz Mill Ashe Watauga John Moretz 6/16/1841 10/15/1910 Watauga Co. 1849.  Moretz from 1894 to closing.
Norris Watauga Jonathan B. Miller 10/13/1882 2/28/1905
Penley Watauga Adolphus W. Penley 4/29/1886 5/31/1932
Peoria Watauga Andrew J. Tester 6/9/1903 5/31/1938
Pine Run Watauga Andrew J. Critcher 7/30/1874 9/13/1881
Pinetop Watauga Reuben G. Greer 9/22/1881 8/31/1885
Pluto Watauga Nathan M. Green 3/21/1904 2/28/1905
Pottertown Watauga John O. Potter 12/28/1887 1/5/1889
Reese Watauga George P. Sherrill 6/18/1891 6/30/1964
Rely Watauga John C. Trivett 8/22/1888 3/15/1890
Rocky Flat Watauga Joel W. Hayes 9/25/1876 4/17/1879
Rominger Watauga W. Smith Rominger 8/12/1903 3/6/1961
Rotherwood Watauga M.T. Cox 4/7/1852 12/11/1866 Was Brushy Flat.
Rutherwood Watauga William M. Crowder 8/3/1880 9/2/1880
Rutherwood #2 Watauga Sidney J. Elrod 4/10/1883 5/29/1931
Saint Jude Watauga James W. Thomas 1/8/1885 2/15/1913
Sands Watauga John M. Brown 7/11/1881 12/31/1927
Sherwood Watauga Wiley F. Sherwood 10/25/1913 12/30/1966 Was Doughton.
Shulls Mills Watauga Phoebe Shulls 9/13/1870 5/31/1955
Silverstone Watauga Bennett Smith 12/7/1892 4/15/1905
Soda Watauga Morgan Swift 3/5/1852 3/7/1859
Soda Hill Watauga William H. Norris 6/10/1875 2/28/1905
Solo Watauga Jonathan Moretz 2/21/1889 10/6/1892
Stony Fork Watauga Alfred Miller 6/20/1850 7/31/1953
Sugar Grove Ashe Watauga Joseph P. Matheson 9/6/1853 Watauga Co. 1849.
Sugarloaf Watauga Robert L. Wall 6/13/1902 4/15/1905
Sweet Water Watauga Thomas Farthing 8/27/1851 12/11/1866
Sweet Water #2 Watauga Lewis W. Farthing 9/8/1879 10/31/1927 Sweetwater from 1896 to closing.
Tamarack Watauga John O. Potter 5/26/1902 9/14/1929
Tamarack #2 Watauga David E. Hockedy 8/11/1936 6/17/1966
Tracy Watauga Roby A. Thomas 7/11/1890 4/30/1909
Triplett Watauga Eli Wolfe 4/4/1881
Trivett Watauga James G. Trivett 2/10/1902 6/30/1914
Valle Cruces Ashe Watauga Joseph Shull 2/13/1854 6/30/1963 Watauga Co. 1849.  Valle Crusis until 1884.
Valle Montis Watauga J.P. Rhea 2/20/1861 12/11/1866
Vilas Watauga James P. Councill 8/24/1885
Virgil Watauga Leander B. McNeill 4/18/1888 9/30/1918
Waneta Watauga John A. Vannoy 7/15/1902 6/30/1903
Watauga Falls Watauga William Rowland 9/28/1855 5/31/1928
Whaley Watauga Avery William E. Trivett 4/28/1902 Avery Co. 1911.
Yerger Watauga Asa L. Wilson 12/7/1892 4/15/1905
Yuma Watauga A. Luther McGalliard 3/9/1891 12/1/1924 Changed to Deep Gap 12/1/1924.
Zionville Watauga Little Hugh Reece 10/22/1883


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