City Directories and History: Click on the MORE INFORMATION / MAPS links, found under the primary picture, to see an enlargeable postal maps of the county (sections North and South), Post Office locations in 1896. Enter the specific name in R&R’s search box to locate additional information on each of these locations found on R&R’s pages. (Old Postal Maps – Edgefield County, S.C.)
LIST OF LOCATIONS:
|Dornsville or Dorn’s Mill P.O. – the RH Herald reported on Sept. 2, 1880 reported – “the PO Dept. has changed the name of the Dorn’s Mill PO in Edgefield Co., to Celestia P.O.”|
|Gaines PO – the RH Herald reported on Oct.28, 1880 – “There are two new POs in Edgefield Co. they are named Lela and Gaines and they are on the route between Elmwood and New Market.”|
|Plumbranch – Plum Branch|
The Rock Hill Herald reported on Dec. 3, 1902 – “Ms. Wilmouth Jackson of Newport (York Co., S.C.), has gone to Longmire in Edgefield Co., to assume charge of a school.”
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