Waterboro
York County, Maine

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

(updated 10 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Waterboro include:
East Waterboro
North Waterboro
Ossipee Mills
Waterboro
Waterboro Center



East Waterboro

1866 January 26:
   East Waterboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1870 October 17:
   East Waterboro post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1875 March 22:
   East Waterboro post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1949 July 21:
   The circular postmark is 35–38 mm in diameter.
      

1950 September 20:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

1965 March 15:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1991 October 29:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

today:
   East Waterboro post office is still in operation.


North Waterboro

1865 September 7:
   North Waterboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1937 September 3:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1948 November 9 through 1950 January 2:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   North Waterboro post office is still in operation.


Waterboro

1795 October 2:
   Waterboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1904 July 26:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1930 January 31:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter.
      

1938 November 4:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1949 January 6:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter.
      

1949 March 9:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter.
      

1965 March 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Waterboro post office is still in operation.