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This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Nalls. 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 Nalls.

Our sources for Nalls (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 Nalls other than they indicate that Nalls would be found somewhere in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1884 and closed  in 1902.

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.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Nalls ...

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

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

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

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

More Orphans in  Montgomery County ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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