Postmarks for Towns With Animal Names


Displayed here are postal cancellations from U. S. post offices in towns named for animals. The postmarks are illustrated below alphabetically in subject categories.

Abbreviations

DPO - discontinued post office.


CONTENTS

| Insects to Birds | Mammals |


INSECTS


Buckeye, AZ*

    Hand cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. NOV 12 1931".

    Machine cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. MAY 10 1939".

    Machine cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. APR 19 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "BUCKEYE, AZ 85326-9998 USPS JUL 21 2018".

[* a Buckeye is a species of Butterfly]

Bumble Bee, AZ

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "BUMBLE BEE, ARIZ. MAY 11 1935".

    Hand cancellation: "BUMBLE BEE, ARIZ. JUL 19 1938".

    Hand cancellation: "BUMBLE BEE, ARIZ. FEB 12 1941".

    Hand cancellation: "BUMBLE BEE, ARIZ. APR 23 1948".

    Hand cancellation: "BUMBLE BEE, AZ 86341 JUN 29 1972".

Locust, NC

    Hand cancellation: "LOCUST, NC 28097 USPS JUL 9 2018".

Monarch, MT

    Hand cancellation: "MONARCH, MT 59463 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Skippers, VA*

    Hand cancellation: "SKIPPERS, VA 23879 USPS JUL 14 2018".

[* a Skipper is a species of Butterfly]


ANTHOZOA (ANEMONES & CORAL)


Coral, MI

    Hand cancellation: "CORAL, MI 49322 JUL 9 2018".


MOLLUSKS (CLAMS & SNAILS)


Bivalve, MD

    Hand cancellation: "BIVALVE, MD 21814 USPS JUL 13 2018".

Mollusk, VA

    Hand cancellation: "MOLLUSK, VA 22517 USPS JUL 9 2018".

Musselshell, MT

    Hand cancellation: "MUSSELSHELL, MT 59059 DEC 13 1995".

    Hand cancellation: "MUSSELSHELL, MT 59059 JUL 24 2018".

Oyster, VA

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "OYSTER, VA 23419 JAN 27 1975".


FISH


Carp, NV

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "CARP, NEV. JUL 29 1927".

Chinook, MT

    Machine cancellation: "CHINOOK, MT 59523 DEC 20 1989".

    Hand cancellation: "CHINOOK, MT 59523 USPS APR 18 2016".

Cohoe, AK

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "COHOE, ALASKA SEP 6 1954".

    Hand cancellation: "COHOE, ALASKA APR 2 1963".

King Salmon, AK

    Hand cancellation: "KING SALMON, ALASKA NOV 19 1956".

    Hand cancellation: "KING SALMON, ALASKA DEC 17 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "KING SALMON, AK 99613 OCT 14 1975".

Marlin, TX

    Machine cancellation: "MARLIN, TX 76661 OCT 21 1982".

Pike, CA

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "PIKE, CAL. APR 20 1915".

Salmon, ID

    Machine flag cancellation: "SALMON, IDAHO DEC 20 1935".

Sturgeon, MO

    Hand cancellation: "STURGEON, MO 65284 USPS JUL 10 2018".

Sturgeon, PA

    Hand cancellation: "STURGEON, PA 15082 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Trout, LA

    Hand cancellation: "TROUT, LA 71371-9998 JUL 9 2018".

Whitefish, MT

    Machine slogan cancellation: "WHITEFISH, MONT. MAY 11 1960 | GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY GLACIER NATIONAL PARK 1910 MONTANA 1960 |".


REPTILES


Alligator, MS

    Hand cancellation: "ALLIGATOR, MS 38720 USPS JUL 6 2018".

Anaconda, MT

    Hand cancellation: "ANACONDA, MT 59711 USPS JUL 6 2018".

Rattlesnake, FL

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "RATTLESNAKE, FLA. DEC 23 1950".


BIRDS


Black Hawk, CO

    Hand cancellation: "BLACK HAWK, CO 80422 USPS JUL 11 2018".

Black Hawk, SD

    Hand cancellation: "BLACK HAWK, SD 57718 JUL 14 2018".

Blue Jay, CA

    Hand cancellation: "BLUE JAY, CALIF. AUG 17 1944".

    Machine cancellation: "BLUE JAY, CALIF. JUL 25 1953".

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Blue Jay Station, Blue Jay, CA 92317 June 16 1995".

Chicken, AK

    Hand cancellation: "CHICKEN, AK 99732 AUG 17 1972".

    Hand cancellation: "CHICKEN, AK 99732 MAY 7 1993".

    Hand cancellation: "CHICKEN, ALASKA 99732 MAR 16 2018".

Crane, MT

    Hand cancellation: "CRANE, MT 59217 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Crane, OR

    Hand cancellation: "CRANE, OR 97732 USPS JUL 5 2018".

Crane, TX

    Hand cancellation: "CRANE, TX 79731 USPS JUL 14 2018".

Curlew, IA

    Hand cancellation: "Curlew, IA 50527-9998 JUL 10 2018".

Duck, NC

    Hand cancellation: "DUCK, NC 27949 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Eagle, AK

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, ALASKA NOV 30 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, ALASKA SEP 6 1950".

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, AK 99738 AUG 10 1972".

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, AK 99738 AUG 7 2017".

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, AK 99738 JUL 17 2018".

Eagle, CO

    Hand cancellation: "POSTMASTER, EAGLE, CO 81631 USPS JUL 20 2018".

Eagle, ID

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, ID 83616 USPS JUL 14 2018".

Eagle, NE

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, NEBR. DEC 24 1915".

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, NE 68347 USPS JUL 16 2018".

Eagle, WI

    Hand cancellation: "EAGLE, WI 53119-9998 USPS JUL 13 2018".

Falcon, KY

    Hand cancellation: "FALCON, KY 41426 JUL 17 2018".

Falcon, MO

    Hand cancellation: "FALCON, MO 65470 JUL 10 2018".

Gray Hawk, KY

    Hand cancellation: "GRAY HAWK, KY 40434 JUL 12 2018".

Grouse, ID

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "GROUSE, IDAHO APR 17 1948".

Heron, MT

    Hand cancellation: "HERON, MT 59844 JUL 26 2018".

Jay, FL

    Hand cancellation: "JAY, FLA. SEP 15 1948".

Killdeer, ND

    Hand cancellation: "KILLDEER, ND 58640 USPS OCT 21 2015".

Kingfisher, OK

    Machine slogan cancellation: "KINGFISHER, OK 73750 OCT 14 1967 | U.S. TREASURY DEFENSE BOND FLAG CITY |".

Osprey, FL

    Machine cancellation: "OSPREY, FLA. JUN 9 1956".

    Hand cancellation: "OSPREY, FL 34229 USPS JUL 17 2018".

Pelican, AK

    Hand cancellation: "PELICAN, ALASKA SEP 23 1959".

    Hand cancellation: "PELICAN, AK 99832 JAN 24 2006".

Pelican, LA

    Hand cancellation: "PELICAN, LA 71063 USPS JUL 5 2018".

Pigeon, MI

    Hand cancellation: "PIGEON, MI 48755 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Plover, IA

    Hand cancellation: "PLOVER, IOWA 50573 JUL 11 2018".

Plover, WI

    Hand cancellation: "PLOVER, WI 54467 USPS JUL 13 2018".

Raven, VA

    Hand cancellation: "RAVEN, VA 24639 USPS AUG 20 2018".

Swan, IA

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SWAN, IOWA AUG 16 1930".

Turkey, AZ

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "TURKEY, ARIZ. JAN 24 1925"

Turkey, NC

    Hand cancellation: "TURKEY, NC 28393 USPS JUL 12 2018".

Turkey, TX

    Hand cancellation: "TURKEY, TX 79261 USPS JUL 9 2018".

White Owl, SD

    Hand cancellation: "WHITE OWL, SD 57792 USPS JUL 13 2018".

Wren, OH

    Hand cancellation: "WREN, OH 45899 USPS JUL 6 2018".

Wrens, GA

    Hand cancellation: "WRENS STATION, 30833 USPS AUG 22 2018".


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