Yarmouth Postal History
Cumberland County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 2 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Yarmouth include:
Cousins Island
Littlejohn Island
North Yarmouth (1)
North Yarmouth (2)
North Yarmouth (3)
Upper Yarmouth
Yarmouth
Yarmouthville



Cousins Island


1885 February 6:
   Cousins Island post office, a summer office, opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1914 August 27:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter.
      

1958 October 31:
   Cousins Island post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Littlejohn Island


1910 June 29:
   Littlejohn Island post office, a summer office, opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1914 July 16:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter.
      

1958 October 31:
   Littlejohn Island post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Yarmouth


1852 January 22:
   Yarmouth post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1950 August 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Yarmouth post office is still in operation.