Westfield Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

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

(updated 26 November 2020)


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



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

Briefly, the history of this one is as follows:
1. Westfield post office opened on 28 January 1862, closed on 9 April 1895, re-opened on 20 March 1905, and is still operating.


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



Westfield


1862 January 28:
   Westfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1895 April 9:
   Westfield post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1905 March 20:
   Westfield post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

date?:
   Westfield post office
      
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1949 December 17 through 1950 December 2:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center.
         
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today:
   Westfield post office is still in operation.