There are 6 US Post Offices in Watauga County serving a total of 47,210 residents equating to 7,868 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 75,352 packages are handled across the 6 county post offices annually. Watauga /w\u0251\u02d0\u02c8t\u0251\u02d0w\u0261\u0251\u02d0/ County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,079. Its county seat and largest town is Boone. Watauga County comprises the Boone, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area."