Map of Post
Offices in 1887

These records and maps were obtained fom the official post office records in Washington, D.C. through their archives department. The first post offices in Raleigh County listed according to the records are as follows.
Coal River Marshes(Later named Marshes)
Aug 5, 1856 (was listed in Fayette County
before 1850 and formation of
Raleigh County)

Jarrolds Valley -- July 18, 1857
Raleigh Courthouse -- Dec 21, 1855
(changed to Beckley 1896)
Richman Falls -- June 9, 1856
(Today Sandstone Falls) Richman also
spelled Richmond today.
Table Rock -- April 10, 1857
Round Glades -- Feb 16, 1858
Clear Creek -- Feb 15, 1867
Matville -- Sep 3, 1867
Millers Camp Branch -- April 7, 1871
Soal Creek -- June 8, 1875
Shady Spring -- April 13, 1857




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