U.S.P.S. – Charlotte Court House, Virginia

A post office was established at Charlotte Court House in 1794 and Andrew Harrison was appointed as the first Postmaster. In June of 1874 the name of the Post Office was changed to Smithville and remained so until late 1901 when it was returned to the Charlotte Court House name. The post office is still active in the United States Postal Service for Charlotte County, Virginia.


List of Post Offices in the United States
with the
Names of Postmasters
on the 1st of July 1855
Published by J. Shillington 1855

Charlotte, C.H. Charlotte, Va...Alfred A. Wilborn

United States Post Office – Charlotte Court House, Virginia – circa 1920
Image Courtesy of Lynne  Wheaton,  Originals owned by Edith Edwards


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Smithville, VA., Thursday, June 18, 1874
Submitted By
:  Bea Adams King

Smithville
CHANGE AT THE POST OFFICE - From intelligence received from the Post Office Department, it appears that the name of the Post Office in this village has been changed to Smithville, the name by which the village has been incorporated.  E.D. Guthrie, Esq., has also received the appointment of postmaster, in place of John G. Brown, deceased.