Buxton
York County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 8 July 2016)


Postmarks from the town of Buxton include:
Bar Mills
Buxton
Buxton Center
Chicopee
Groveville
Haines Meadow
North Buxton
South Buxton
West Buxton



Bar Mills

1853 December 17:
   Bar Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1918 June 13:
   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.
      

1949 December 12 through 1950 March 27:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter. The cancellation to the right of the postmark is unclear, but its distance from the postmark suggests that the postmark and cancellation are part of a single unit.
         

today:
   Bar Mills post office is still in operation.


Buxton

1797 August 24:
   Buxton post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1821:
   Postmaster: Charles Coffin. (source: Maine Register. 1821.)

1885 December 30:
   Buxton post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1895 March 27:
   Buxton post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1949 May 15:
   Buxton post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)