Dixfield Postal History
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 12 December 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Dixfield include:
Dixfield
Dixfield Center
East Dixfield



Dixfield


1817 October 16:
   Dixfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1850 September 2:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter [page 1], letter [page 2])
      
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1852:
   Postmaster: John B. Marrow. (source: Maine Register, and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1893 March 7:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter.
      
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1933 April 29:
   Here the spelling of the town is “Dix Field”. The circular postmark is approximately 23 mm in diameter.
      
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1946 May 28 through 1947 December 15:
   Here the spelling of the town is “Dix Field”. The circular postmark is approximately 23 mm in diameter.
         
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today:
   The Dixfield post office is still in operation.



East Dixfield


1829 April 25:
   East Dixfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

date?:
   East Dixfield post office.
      
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date?:
   East Dixfield post office.
      
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1956 November 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      
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2020:
   East Dixfield post office. 21 East Dixfield Road; East Dixfield, Maine  04975. Lat./Long.: N 44°34′25″ x W 70°18′17″
      
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today:
   The East Dixfield post office is still in operation.