There are 9 US Post Offices in Craven County serving a total of 126,444 residents equating to 14,049 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 201,819 packages are handled across the 9 county post offices annually. Craven County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 103,505. Its county seat is New Bern. The county was created in 1705 as Archdale Precinct from the now-extinct Bath County. It was renamed Craven Precinct in 1712 and gained county status in 1739. It is named for William, Earl of Craven, who lived from 1606-1697. Craven County is part of the New Bern, NC, Micropolitan Statistical Area."