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This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Milledgeville. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Milledgeville.

Our sources for Milledgeville (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Milledgeville other than they indicate that Milledgeville would be found somewhere in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1868 and closed  in 1910.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Milledgeville ...

We found nine communities that share the name Milledgeville.

Within North Carolina, the name Milledgeville is unique.

Beyond North Carolina, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Baldwin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Milledgeville [Baldwin County].
    • Illinois
      • Carroll County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Milledgeville [Carroll County].
    • Indiana
      • Boone County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Milledgeville [Boone County].
    • Iowa
      • Appanoose County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Milledgeville [Appanoose County].
    • Kentucky
      • Lincoln County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Milledgeville [Lincoln County].
    • Ohio
      • Fayette County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Milledgeville [Fayette County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Mercer County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Milledgeville [Mercer County].
    • South Carolina
      • Aiken County
      • Please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Milledgeville [Aiken County].
    • Tennessee
      • Chester County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Milledgeville [Chester County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Milledgeville ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Milledgeville:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<2>

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Milledgeville - Services available: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846)
Published by John T. Towers

More Orphans in  Montgomery County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Montgomery County.

Allenton FerryMount Carmel
ChandlerPine Grove
Chandler's GrovePontop
Dry CreekPurvis
Erie MillsRidge's Creek
FlagtownSulphur Springs
FlySwift Island
Glen BrookThickety
Martin's MillWind Hill

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Milledgeville could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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