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Early Post Offices & Postmasters in Monroe County, TN

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MONROE COUNTY POST OFFICEPOSTMASTERDATE ESTABLISHEDDATE DISCONTINUEDCOMMENTS
Acorn18891935
Bacon's Ferry19141920
Ball Play18301910Henry Donohoo, postmaster on Jan 1851 list; John Burchfield, 1871 postmaster
BarleySquire S. Glenn18981906
Bell Town18521949James M. Milligan, 1871 postmaster
Brakebill18831904
Brown Hill18541859
Cane Creek18771878
Caringer16 Feb 188331 Dec 1925
Center18941903
Centre Point18321841
ChiloweeHugh Germley [probably Ghormley] 18281838
Chota18441859previously Blount CO, TN
Citico18431901George W. Morgan, postmaster on Jan 1851 list; A. L. Rogers, 1871 postmaster
Cluster18991904
Coker Creek26 Oct 18411894Austin Fry, postmaster on Jan 1851 list; spelling changed to Cokercreek
Cokercreek189427 Sep 2008required spelling change from open compounds to closed compounds
Comanche18991901
CoyteeJonathan Davis18511866
Dancing Branch18791892
Deep SpringThomas J. Caldwell18271833
Epperson18811960
Eve Mill18381849
Eve Mills18601907
Fork Creek18781878
Four Mile Branch18371895Elijah P. Lusk, postmaster on Jan 1851 list; postmaster changes in 1860; James Witt, 1871 postmaster
Glenloch18731903
Gudger18821916
Haw Knob19151924
Hiwassee College18521902
Ho18821904
Hopewell SpringsDr. Ed Hall, per 1871 list18701904
Howard Landing18781878
Huling18801907
Humphrey's MillJesse Butler18281832
Humphrey's Store18391843
Ipe18821923
Ironsburg19041947
Ivy18981943
Jalapa18591905Jos. A. Peck, 1871 postmaster
Jeffery26 Dec 192325 Nov 1929
Joe18811891
Johnston's Mill18581866
Kelso18321833
Kincaid18871905
Kittie18941917
Lillian18971913
Lyons18881892
MadisonvilleIredell D. Wright1830currentpreviously named Tellico; 161 WARREN ST 37354; Joseph R. Rudd, postmaster on Jan 1851 list; William Williams, 1871 postmaster
McGee18901891renamed McGhee in 1891
McGhee18911944
McSpadenville18211824
Midway18251857Jesse Cunningham, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
Moorham18331833
Mount Vernon4 Apr 18341872Newton J. Spilman, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
Mount Vernon18731 July 1998William Lee, 1871 postmaster
Mountainville18771907became part of Blount CO, TN
Mouth of TellicoJohn Waugh18231841
Nelita18971901
Notchy18821904
Payne's19091917
PhiladelphiaStephen H. Crawley18231870John Stanfield, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
Pond Creek18371846
Povo18181823
Rafter18891914
Rex18921908
River Side18561859
RockvilleJohn McCroskey18281860Lewis Johnson, postmaster on Jan 1851 list
Rocky Spring18941904
Rogers18941906
Rural Vale 18781895spelling changed to Ruralvale
Ruralvale18951905required spelling change from open compounds to closed compounds
Shelton's StoreJ. W. SheltonApril 18541858
Sink18811906
Sweet Water18361893became Upton's 1847; reverted 1848; Robert Snead, postmaster Jan 1851 list ; T. J. Nichols, 1871 postmaster; postmaster changes 1889
Sweet Water Valley18231824
Sweetwater1893currentrequired spelling change from open compounds to closed compounds; 701 N MAIN ST 37874
Syra19041910
Tallent18941907
Tariffville18901913
Tellico18241830name changed to Madisonville
Tellico PlainsMichael Carroll25 Nov 1820current171 BANK ST 37385; Mortimer F. Johnson, postmaster per Jan 1851 list; E. J. Munford, 1871 postmaster
Tevis18881904
Toco18901898
Tom18941909
Tomotley18891904became part of Blount CO, TN
Towee FallsJohn Prock, per Jan 1851 list18491866
Tunnell's18311839
Upton's18471848Name was changed from Sweet Water for one yr. but reverted.
Vonore30 Sep 1893current1117 HWY 411, zip 37885
White Cliff Springs18741901changed to Mecca P. O. in McMinn CO, TN
Wilson Station18921908discontinued and sent to Englewood P. O. in McMinn CO, TN
Wolf Jump19021907

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