St. Charles, Virginia 24282

Saint Charles is the second westernmost incorporated community in the commonwealth of Virginia, only beat out by Jonesville.
St Charles, Virginia The Saint Charles post office was established in 1908 and named for a local coal and land Baron, Charles Bondurant. St Charles, Virginia
Today the town is home to 116 residents.
St Charles, Virginia St Charles, Virginia

Jonesboro, Illinois 62952

Jonesboro, Illinois
The Jonesboro Illinois Post Office


Jonesboro is a city in Union County, Illinois. Jonesboro is famous for being the location of the third of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, on September 15, 1858. It was named for Doctor Jones, a pioneer settler.

Smith’s Grove, Kentucky 42171

US Post Office -- Smith's Grove, KY
This place has always fascinated me. Not because it is some big interesting town or a place with a neat back story. Its always fascinated me because I live in Smith, Kentucky, and this is Smith’s Grove, Kentucky. Kind of like Harlan and Harlan Crossroads, which is another community I will cover in the blog later that is located near Tompkinsville in Monroe County.
US Post Office -- Smith's Grove, KY
Smith’s Grove is located in rural Warren County. The town was incorprated on March 21, 1872.
Smith's Grove, Kentucky Smith's Grove, Kentucky

College Grove, Tennessee

College Grove is an unincorporated community about 25 miles to the west south west of Murfreesboro on US 31A in Williamson County, Tennessee.
College Grove, TN
Williamson County was formed in 1799 and College Grove was one of the earliest settlements in the county.┬áIn the 1880s, College Grove had “100 residents, with three cotton gins, two corn and saw mills, two general stores, and a wagon maker

Wytheville, Virginia 24382

Wytheville is the countyseat of Wythe County Virginia, the self proclaimed crossroads of Southwest Virginia.
US Post Office -- Wytheville, VIrginia
Wytheville is located near the intersection of Interstates 77 and 81. The town and county was named for George Wythe, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and Mentor of Thomas Jefferson. The town is also home to Edith Bolling Wilson, the wife of President Woodrow Wilson.

Austinville, Virginia 24312

Austinville, Virginia Post Office
From 1772-1776 the site of Austinville was the home to the now extinct Virginia county known as Fincastle. Fincastle County was created in 1772 and strtched from Botetourt County, Virginia all the way to the Mississippi River, including all of present day Kentucky. Fincastle became extinct in 1776 when the county was split into Washington, Montgomery and Kentucky counties. Austinville is also home to the father of Texas, Stephen F. Austin.

Little Switzerland, North Carolina 28749

Little Switzerland is located in Mitchell and McDowell Counties in Western North Carolina just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The elevation is around 3,200 feet.
Little Switzerland, North Carolina
The immediate area was settled in 1909 and Little Switzerland was founded in 1909. In 1927 the first Post Office was built.