Paris
Oxford County, Maine

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(updated 29 September 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Paris include:
North Paris
Paris
Snows Falls
South Paris
West Paris



Paris


1800 December 5:
   Paris post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 September 24:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1949 August 17 through 1950 March 25:
   The circular postmark is 29–31 mm in diameter.
         

1950 October 16:
   The circular postmark is 35–36 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 18 mm.
      

today:
   Parispostalhistoryimages post office is still in operation.


Snows Falls


1850 July 19:
   Snows Falls post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1899 January 18 through 1899 May 5:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
         

1912 April 15:
   Snows Falls post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


South Paris


1824 January 6:
   South Paris post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1931 August 20 through 1940 May 15:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   South Paris post office is still in operation.


West Paris


1854 February 7:
   West Paris post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 October 18 through 1950 December 7:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   West Paris post office is still in operation.