York County, Maine

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

(updated 14 March 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Kennebunkport include:
Cape Porpoise
Cape Porpoise CPO Kennebunkport
Cape Porpoise Rur. Sta. Kennebunkport
North Kennebunkport


1816 December 31:
   Kennebunkport post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1877 July 4:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.

1880 October 1:
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.

1884 October 2:
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.

1919 July 27:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.

1929 July 13:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter. Note that the year (toward the lower left portion of the stamp) is upside down.

1933 May 8 through 1950 March 20:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.

   Kennebunkport post office is still in operation.