Hamlin Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 30 April 2021)


Thank you for the contriutions to this page from James Husson.



During the history of the town of Hamlin, there has been only one post office.

Briefly, the history of this one is as follows:
1. Hamlin post office opened on 25 April 1878 and closed on 15 March 1922.


In 1914, there was one post office in the town of Hamlin: Hamlin. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
      
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Postmarks from the town of Hamlin include:
Hamlin



Hamlin


1878 April 24:
   Hamlin post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1907 June 11:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1922 March 15:
   Hamlin post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)