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Early Post Offices & Postmasters in McMinn County, TN

~ continuing research by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge ~

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MCMINN COUNTY POST OFFICEPOSTMASTERDATE ESTABLISHEDDATE DISCONTINUEDCOMMENTS
AthensJames H. Fyffe1823current202 S White St zip 37303 & 37371; 1853 postmasters; 1867 Schedule; Sehorn 1869 postmaster; P. O. moved 1869; 1872 Schedule
Aurora 18931893
Blue Springs18341838
BogessSimon M. Boggess18811882Simon M. Boggess died February 18, 1882, at home in 2nd District, McMinn CO, TN.
Boston18341836
Brown Hill1854May 1857changed to Monroe County P. O. May 1857 and continued to 1859
CalhounJames S. Bridges18201869James M. Wallin, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
CalhounDr. Wallace N. HogeSep 1875current748 HWY 163 zip 37309
Cambria18931907
Candys Creek18251826
Cantrell's Cross Roads18381877on Jan 1851 list Uriah Payne, postmaster
Carlock18841907
Caruth's Cross Roads18371848
ChuckaluckWilliam L. Rice18811903This is a rural community where my father was born. ~ Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
Cisco19011903
Clear Branch18341835
Cobbs'David A. Cobbs18281843
CoghillJan 18511907
ColumbusSamuel A. McConnell18231840
Cook's Bridge18561858
Dentville18921908
Englewood18941907Name was changed from Mortimer P. O. to Englewood in 1894.
Englewood1908current17 S Niota Rd zip 37329
Etowah1905current517 Tennessee Ave zip 37331
Eureka18601866
Facility18311856James H. Reagaon, postmaster Jan 1851 list; District 5 in 1860
Fiketon18831903
Folger18821904
Fountain Hill18231866District 4 & 5 in 1860
Gettyston18841895
Grady18931907
Green's Store18231857discontinued February 1857
Hall's Branch18671867
Hamilton's Cross RoadsJoseph Hamilton, per Jan 1851 list1848July 1854changed to Green's Store Post Office
Hickory Grove18381842
Holt's StoreJames H. Reagan18241831
JalapaJohn Thomas, per Jan 1851 list18491859changed to Jalapa, Monroe County P. O. 1859 - 1905; then consolidated to Tellico Plains in 1905
Joshua18821903
Kimbrough's Store18781903
Lamontville18861904
Lindale19011901
Luskville18911904
Macedonia19041907
Magellen18821904
Manila18991906
Mantua18341853John L. Lenty, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
McCorkles18901895
McCulley18881898
McKelvia19021906
Mecca18801906Mecca Pike anecdote August 5, 1899
Middle CreekMaj. Joseph SmithDecember 1852February 1857discontinued February 1857
Middlebrook18571860
Mortimer18851893Name was changed to Englewood P. O. in 1894.
Mount HarmonyWilliam L. RiceMay 18571867
Mount Pleasant18221823
Mount Verd18841895Name was previously Verd P. O.
Mouse Creek9 May 18551897Name was changed to Niota P. O.
Niota1897currentformerly Mouse Creek P. O.; current address 102 E Main St zip 37826
Nonaburgh18841914called "Nonnieburg" by old folks
Olive18371844
Opher18891890
OxfordJohn Goss, Jr. , per Jan 1851 list18481855A new Oxford P. O. was established in March 1855.
Oxford Daniel McPhailMarch 18551866
Padget18931894
Perfection18961903
Pine RidgeAbraham Barb, Esq.March 18561883
Prigmore18811899
Prigmores18271828
Prospect18791880
Pumpkintown18201822called "Punkin Town" by old folks
Queen18811882
Regret18811903Local folks accented each syllable.
Riceville1853current3804 HWY 11 zip 37370
Rock Creek18771904
Roger's Creek18311857
Royston18941895
Sanford18911903
Sanfordville18851891
Sarcoxie18891890
Selvan18911892
Sewee18411842
Smiths18331847
Spirit18971903
Tellico Junction18931908new postmaster in May 1899
Toy19021904
Union18491849
Verd18841884Name was changed to Mount Verd in 1884.
Vigor18911903
Westbrook18421849
Williamsburgh18771893
Wolverton18361848
Womack18811883
Ziegler's 18871903

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