Postal Service

This page has information about the different US Postal Services for Newton County.

Postal Service to Doolittle Station and Town of Newton

by Dr. Harold Graham

Doolittle Station

Postal service for Doolittle Station was established on November 24, 1860, with John G. Blackwell as postmaster.  Service was discontinued on January 21, 1867.

Newton Station/Newton

Postal service to Newton Station was established on December 5, 1860, with James McGrath as postmaster.  Service was discontinued on January 15, 1861, and resumed on October 2, 1866.  On February 25, 1870, the name was changed from Newton Station to Newton.  Other postmasters and postmistresses who served prior to 1935 were:

  1. Martin R. Hill, October 2, 1866 to May 24, 1867
  2. Edward Hamilton, May 24, 1867 to June 17, 1867
  3. Martin R. Hill, June 17, 1867 to January 1869
  4. Charles S. Swann, January 8, 1869 to April 22, 1872
  5. Andrew F. Clarke, April 22, 1872 to June 8, 1874
  6. Samuel W. Hodges, June 8, 1874 to October 18, 1875
  7. Ransom M. McElroy, October 18, 1875 to October 18, 1877
  8. David R. McCreight, November 28, 1877 to January 9, 1878
  9. Ezra P. Armistead, January 9, 1878 to January 2, 1890
  10. Sallie E. Dantzler, January 2, 1890 to September 7, 1893
  11. Henry C. Majure, September 7, 1893 to September 20, 1897
  12. Mary J. Hutto, September 20, 1897 to January 28, 1902
  13. Julia E. Brown, January 28, 1902 to February 5, 1904
  14. Henry C. Majure, February 5, 1904 to April 28, 1913
  15. C. W. Carr, April 28, 1913 to June 3, 1922
  16. Henry C. Majure, June 3, 1922 to February 20, 1923
  17. Henry C. Majure, Jr., February 20, 1923 to August 7, 1924
  18. Annie D. McLelland, April 19, 1927 to October 1, 1927
  19. George McLelland, October 1, 1927 to February 16, 1928
  20. Annie D. McLelland, February 16, 1928

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