Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 17 February 2019)

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

Briefly, its history is as follows:
1. Aurora post office was established on 20 September 1833 and is still operating.

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


1833 September 20:
   Aurora post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

   Postmaster: Roswell Silsby (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1932 October 15 through 1946 January 4:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.

   Aurora post office is still in operation.