North Yarmouth Postal History
Cumberland County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 12 May 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



Postmarks from the town of North Yarmouth include:
East North Yarmouth
North Yarmouth Centre
Walnut Hill (1)
Walnut Hill (2)



East North Yarmouth


1851 February 24:
   East North Yarmouth post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1906 June 26:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4.5 mm apart on center.
      

1909 March 1:
   East North Yarmouth post office was renamed as North Yarmouth (3) (in Yarmouth). (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)



Walnut Hill (2)


1909 March 1:
   The former North Yarmouth (2) post office was renamed as Walnut Hill (2) post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 March 17 through 1933 April 22:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

1934 June 30:
   Walnut Hill (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)