VERNON PARISH - POST OFFICES

 

This information provided by Jane P. McManus

Post Office

Established

Discontinued

Mail to:

First Postmaster

-

Adaline

18 Apr 1891

30 Jun 1892

Anacoco (1)

Wayne T. German

(Population 1891 - 50 families)

Alco

30 Sep 1922

17 Aug 1981

Leesville

William F. Currie

(AKA Dusenbury. Named for sawmill - Alexandria Lumber Company)

Alliance

8 Aug 1892

28 Feb 1899

Rosepine

James J. Cryer

-

Almadane

3 Nov 1882

31 Jan 1933

Evans

Daniel R. Knight

-

Anacoco (1)

28 Sep 1875

15 Jul 1899

Orange

John I. Kirk

-

Anacoco (2)

1 Jan 1912

-

-

OP

-

Aubrey

23 May 1902

6 Jul 1908

Dido

J

-

Auburn

8 Aug 1905

15 Jun 1915

Anacoco (2)

George C. Fort

-

Barham

9 Dec 1902

31 Jul 1908

Hornbeck

James E. Reeve

-

Barham

8 Mar 1909

15 May 1915

Hornbeck

-

-

Barham

3 Apr 1916

15 Feb 1918

Hornbeck

-

-

Barham

3 Nov 1919

15 Sep 1931

Hornbeck

-

-

Benasco

3 Nov 1919

30 Apr 1925

Sieper

Benjamin F. Williams

-

Black Land Cottage

22 Dec 1873

21 Jun 1880

Leesville

-

-

Bolton

11 Jul 1900

15 Dec 1919

Slagle

-

-

Boundary Road RS

ca 1954

3/1/1959

Leesville

-

-

Boundary Road RS

Jul 1912

11/1/191830

Caney

-

-

Boundary Road RS

30 Jun 1922

14 Oct 1922

Caney

-

-

Boundary Road RS

27 Mar 1929

31 Jul 1933

Caney

-

-

Burr Ferry

5 Mar 1892

15 May 1909

Sea

James Cavanaugh

-

Burr's Ferry

22 Jan 1847

26 Jun 1867

-

Gilman B. Burr

-

Camp Polk Bx

1 Jun 1941

-- Aug 1950

C to Ft. Polk

-

-

Caney

22 Jun 1880

14 Nov 1936

Leesville

Thomas Richardson

-

Carmel

13 Sep 1881

2 Feb 1882

Leesville

Aplin E. Chitty

-

Comrad

19 Mar 1892

31 May 1898

Slabtown

Napoleon B. Johnson

(Population 1892 - 20 families, no village)

Cooper

2 Mar 1898

30 Dec 1911

Pickering

Charles B. Lockwood

-

Cooper

7 Jun 1913

31 Jul 1915

Pickering

-

(Population 1898 - 250 families)

Cora

17 Dec 1887

31 Dec 1957

Pitkin

Michael Smith

(Population 1888 - 200, no village. AKA Smith's Mill)

Cottonwood

5 Jun 1891

31 May 1908

Rosepine

Isaac W. Midkif

-

Cottonwood

2 Sep 1908

15 Oct 1909

Rosepine

-

-

Cottonwood

4 Feb 1911

30 Jun 1915

Pinewood

-

(Population 1891 - 50, no village; 1910 - about 300)

Cravens

15 Nov 1906

30 Jun 1928

Pitkin

Frank G. Price

(Population 1906 - 200 families)

Cryer

26 Sep 1916

15 Feb 1917

Pinewood

Ed Cleveland Cryer

(Named for first postmaster. AKA China)

Daily

15 May 1914

15 Jun 1915

Leesville

Robert A. Daily

(Named for first postmaster)

Davis Mills

10 Apr 1888

9 May 1898

(Calcasieu

John C. Davis

(Named for first postmaster. Population 1888 - 400)

Dido

4 Jul 1886

22 May 1902

Aubrey

John J. Weldon

-

Dido

7 Jul 1908

30 Jun 1916

Pitkin

-

-

Dido

28 May 1917

15 Mar 1923

Pitkin

-

(AKA Aubrey)

Drake

25 Nov 1902

14 Jan 1904

Rosepine

Martin V. Johnson

(Population 1902 - about 100)

Dusenbury

2 Dec 1920

29 Sep 1922

Alco

Wm. Lawrence Currie

-

Eddy

1 Jul 1901

31 Dec 1909

Schley

Bettie A. Faircloth

-

Elmwood

26 Mar 1880

31 May 1898

Wingate

Nathaniel S. Williams

-

Elmwood

29 May 1899

15 Apr 1921

Pickering

-

(Population 1879 - 300; sawmill, gin house, grist & rise mill)

Essa

1 Jun 1915

4 Mar 1930

Anacoco (2)

Isaac N. Addison

-

Evans

14 Apr 1909

OP

-

Robert D. Evans

(Population 1909 - 127; named for the first postmaster)

Everett

31 May 1900

30 Apr 1907

Barham

Nancy S. Everett

(Population 1900 - 75 in village, 100 total; sawmill. Named for first postmaster)

Fal

30 Jul 1917

31 Aug 1929

Knight

Robert S. McClammoch

-

Farwell

24 Jul 1916

15 Jan 1927

Fal

John W. McDougald

-

Fort Polk Bx

Aug 1950

30 Sep 1959

Leesville

-

-

Fullerton

9 Aug 1907

OP

-

Theodore C. Holton

(Population 1907 - ca 3500. Named for Fullerton Lumber Company, AKA Rustdale)

Hamons

16 Aug 1911

15 Sep 1916

Fullerton

Clemie R. Hamons

(Population 1911 - 150; named for first postmaster. AKA Six Mile)

Hardshell

10 Mar 1884

31 Oct 1918

Leesville

Christopher C. Hunt

(Population 1884 - 200)

Hart

7 Aug 1902

15 Oct 1914

Hawthorn

Wilber L. Hart

(Population 1901 - 150 in village; sawmill village. Named for first postmaster)

Hawthorn

17 Jul 1899

15 Sep 1931

Leesville

James M. Killen

(Population 1899 - 100 in village)

Herbert

4 Feb 1897

15 Aug 1898

Smithville

John Lannis

(Population 1896 - 200, no village. AKA Savannah)

Hicks

18 May 1887

OP

-

James J. Hicks

(Named for first postmaster who was first settler)

Hornbeck

9 Aug 1897

OP

-

Walter E. Cary

(Population 1897 - 150 in village, 250 total; Named for F. A. Hornbeck, town developer)

Huddleston

22 Jan 1847

22 Jun 1866

-

Isaac Huddleston

(In Rapides Parish; discontinued prior to Vernon creation)

Hutton

1 Jul 1920

31 Mar 1959

Alco

George Franklin Ross

-

Knight

24 Sep 1924

9 Apr 1965

DeRidder

George W. Hawthorn

-

Kurthwood

14 Jan 1920

1 May 1930

Leesville

Joseph H. Kurth Jr.

-

LaCamp

27 Sep 1923

31 May 1929

Leander

Effie Long

-

Lake

10 May 1899

15 May 1905

Mora

Edmond D. Robertson

(Population 1899 - about 250)

Leander

12 May 1903

26 Feb 1925

Cora

James B. McCullough

-

Leesville

22 Aug 1873

OP

-

Isaac O. Winfree

(Population 1873 - 95 in village, 500 total. Named for Robert E. Lee)

Mayo

29 Sep 1917

30 Nov 1936

Slagle

-

(Population 1899 - ca 75; named for first postmaster. AKA O.K.)

Neame

14 Mar 1898

15 Mar 1932

Pickering

Thomas H. Walton

(Population 1898 - about 500. AKA Keith)

New Llano

7 May 1919

31 Dec 1919

Leesville

Walter H. Fread

-

Nona

31 Jul 1909

15 Dec 1921

Kurthwood

James A. Grant Sr.

(Population 1909 - ca 75)

North Park RS

ca 1954

ca 1960

Leesville

-

-

Orange

7 Sep 1898

31 Dec 1911

Anacoco (2)

John P. Cain

(Population 1898 - 200 in village, 300 total. AKA Neon or Orangeville Station)

Parkville

29 Sep 1908

15 Nov 1909

Fullerton

Samuel S. Bedgood

(Population 1908 - 300 in village)

Pickering

19 Oct 1899

15 Aug 1927

Leesville

Edward C. Pickering

-

Pinewood

11 Sep 1912

31 Jan 1922

Neame

Benjamin E. Poe

-

Pitkin

20 Apr 1908

OP

-

Ely Bedgood

(was Sigler. AKA Lydia)

Rena

ca 1908-1909

1 Apr 1916

Cravens

William E. Cole

(Formerly in Calcasieu & Beauregard Parishes)

Rosebud

5 Jun 1891

15 Apr 1899

Tilly

Thomas S. Knight

(Population 1891 - 75, no village)

Rosepine

6 Apr 1898

OP

-

Thomas J. Williams

(Population 1898 - 75 in village, 250 total)

Rudd Ferry

20 Feb 1903

14 Dec 1903

Burr Ferry

Alvin L. Scoggins

(Population 1902 - 40, no village)

Sandy

11 Jul 1904

15 Mar 1905

Slabtown

Henry M. Calhoun

(Population 1904 - ca 75-100)

Sandy Creek

30 Nov 1886

30 Nov 1895

Sandycrreek

Young C. Palmer

-

Sandy Hill RB

1 Jan 1965

31 Jul 1966

Leesville

-

-

Sandycreek

1 Dec 1895

31 Dec 1897

Anacoco (1)

-

(Population 1886 - 40 families, no village; AKA Palmer Mill)

Schley

14 Jun 1899

15 Jul 1915

Anacoco (2)

Archey Farris

(Population 1899 - ca 40-50)

Sea

3 Jul 1899

30 Oct 1909

Evans

William Taylor Smith

(Population 1906 - 45; AKA Star Foray)

Sigler

29 Jan 1901

19 Apr 1908

Pitkin

Eva E. Duhon

(Population 1900 - ca 100; AKA Cherryville)

Simpson

29 Sep 1891

OP

-

William A. Jackson

(Population 1891 - ca 200)

Six Mile

14 Jul 1903

15 Feb 1908

Leesville

Nancy E. Hamon

(Population 1903 - 100, no village)

Slab Town

5 Nov 1887

30 Nov 1895

Slabtown

James S. Roberts

-

Slabtown

1 Dec 1895

15 Jun 1909

Cravens

-

(Population 1887 - 500, no village)

Slagle

20 Oct 1919

OP

-

Charles W. Hidgen

-

Smithville

11 Apr 1891

15 Feb 1899

Cora

Jeremiah Smith

(Population 1891 - ca 150; named for first postmaster)

South Park RS

ca 1954

31 Mar 1959

Leesville

-

-

Stables

27 Jul 1905

15 Oct 1917

Leesville

Matthew F. Myers

(Population 1905 - 400 in village, 500 total)

Stille

3 Mar 1905

31 May 1940

Leesville

George W. Boswell

(Population 1904 - 145, no village)

Temple

23 May 1914

OP

-

Edgar Temple

-

Tillman

14 Apr 1910

31 May 1924

Elizabeth

John M. Terrell

(Population 1910 - ca 250-260)

Toledo

26 Jan 1880

10 Mar 1901

Schley

William R. Shehane

(Population 1879 - 225; AKA Bluff Springs)

Velma

16 Mar 1910

31 May 1911

Schley

Hattie M. McElveen

-

Walnut Hill

10 Nov 1873

13 Oct 1879

Leesville

Jesse E. Collins

-

Walnut Hill

5 Dec 1879

30 Aug 1902

Leesville

-

-

Walnut Hill

17 Aapr 1903

15 Nov 1925

Slagle

-

(Population 1892 ca 600, 2 country stores)

Westport RB

16 Apr 1965

31 Oct 1973

Pitkin

-

-

Whiskachitto

12 Jun 1908

31 Jan 1909

Leesville

William W. Davis

(Population 1908 - ca 75)

Wingate

1 Jul 1896

28 Feb 1900

Cooper

William F Craft

-

Wingate

-

11 Jun 1900

14 Feb 1903

Leesville

(Population 1896 - 40 in village, ca 60-70 total. AKA Glays Spur)

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