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List of Bahamas Post Offices.

The following is a list of Post Offices to be found in the Bahamas


"No British colony of comparable size includes a larger number of Post Offices within its borders..." -
Gisburn p. 129

(provided by the General Post Office in July 1978)
See Ludington's Bahamas Early Mail Services and Postal Markings for opened dates and closed post offices
(Links to map under construction)

"A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO POSTMARK COLLECTING" from the Post Mark Collectors Club

Thank you to Philip Quirk for all the postmark and cover images.
  1. Abraham's Bay (Mayaguana) (District Post Office for: Pirates' Well, and Betsy Bay)

  2. Alice Town (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 2nd June 1966 CDS on SG 253, Scott 210.

  3. Alice Town (Bimini) (District Post Office)
    Portion of cover with 10th February 1971 CDS on SG 300, Scott 260.
    Registered cover with 21st December 1972 circular TRD on SG 368, Scott 322.
    Portion of cover with 8th July 1975 circular TRD on SG 366, Scott 320.
    Portion of cover with 21st September 1989 CDS on Scott 670.

  4. Arthur's Town (Cat Island) (District Post Office for: Bennetts Harbour, Industrious Hill, and Orange Creek)
    Portion of cover with 20th March 1974 TRD on SG 366, Scott 320.

  5. Bannerman Town (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 7th February 1967 CDS on SG 273 & 292, Scott 230 & 249 and on paper.

  6. Barraterre (Exuma)
    Portion of cover with 28th February 1971 CDS on SG 298, Scott 255.

  7. Behring Point (Andros)
    Portion of cover with 3rd June 1966 CDS on SG 279, Scott 236.

  8. Bennetts Harbour (Cat Island)
    Portion of cover with 1st June 1977 CDS on SG 361, Scott 315.

  9. Betsy Bay (Mayaguana)

  10. Binnacle Hill (Acklins)

  11. Black Point (Exuma)
    Portion of cover with 1st December 1989 CDS on Scott 681

  12. Blanket Sound (Andros)

  13. Bullocks Harbour (Berry Islands)
    Portion of cover with 28th July 1977 CDS on SG 451, Scott 380

  14. Burnt Ground (Long Island)

  15. Cargill Creek (Andros)

  16. Cat Cay (Bimini)

  17. Cedar Harbour (Abaco)

  18. Cherokee Sound (Abaco)
    2nd September 1984? CDS on paper.

  19. Chester (Acklins)

  20. Church Grove (Crooked Island)
    Portion of postal card with 30th August 1968 oval TRD Higgins & Gage 19.

  21. Clarence Town (Long Island) (District Post Office for: Deadmans Cay, Lower Deadmans Cay, Burnt Ground, Grays, Sam McKinnons, Mortimers, Roses, Salt Pond, Scrub Hill, Simms, Seymours, Stella Maris)
    6th November 1976 CDS on paper.
    Commissioner's Office oval datestamp, 4th November 1975 on paper. Clarence misspelled

  22. Cockburn Town (San Salvador) (District Post Office for: United Estates)

  23. Colonel Hill (Crooked Island) (District Post Office for: Fairfield, Landrail Point, True Blue, Church Grove, Major's Cay, Chester, Lovely Bay, Pompey Bay, Snug Corner, Spring Point, Binnacle Hill, Salina Point, and Long Cay)
    Portion of cover with 11th January 1972 CDS on SG 366, Scott 320.

  24. Cooper's Town (Abaco)
    Portion of cover with 30 May 1980 CDS on SG 366, Soctt 320.

  25. Crossing Rocks (Abaco)
    2nd July 1977 CDS on paper.

  26. Deadmans Cay (Long Island)
    Portion of cover with 11 January 1970 CDS on SG 342, Scott 298.

  27. Deep Creek (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 2nd March 1971 CDS on SG 357, Scott 312.

  28. Deep Creek (Andros)
    Portion of cover with 2nd March 1974 CDS on SG 361, Scott 315.

  29. Devils Point (Cat Island)
    Portion of cover with 21st March 1973 CDS on SG 361, Scott 315.

  30. Driggs Hill (Andros)
    23rd May 1973 CDS on paper.

  31. Dundas Town (Abaco)
    Portion of cover with 11th September 1970 CDS on SG 342, Scott 298.

  32. Eight Mile Rock (Grand Bahama)
    4th June 1970 CDS on paper.
    Portion of cover with 2nd October 1989 CDS on SG , Scott 612.

  33. Fairfield (Crooked Island)
    Portion of cover with 9th May 1977 CDS on SG 361, Scott 315.

  34. Farmer's Cay (Exuma)
    Portion of cover with 23rd September 1971 CDS on SG 297, Scott 254.

  35. Forbes Hill (Exuma)
    Portion of cover with 10th April 1971 CDS on SG 297, Scott 254.

  36. Fox Hill (New Providence)
    Portion of cover with 17th June 1991 CDS on SG 445, Scott 375.

  37. Fox Town (Abaco)
    Portion of cover with 6th January 1966 CDS on SG 252, Scott 209. reused

  38. Freeport (Grand Bahama) (District Post Office for: Eight Mile Rock, and Smith Point)
    Portion of cover with CDS on SG 253, Scott 210.

  39. Fresh Creek (Andros) (District Post Office for: Behring Point, Staniard Creek, and San Andros)
    Portion of cover with 11 March 1970 circular TRD on SG 300, Scott 275.
    15th February 1972 CDS on paper.
    Portion of cover with 1st December 1975 TRD on SG 366, Scott 320.

  40. Gambier (New Providence)

  41. George Town (Exuma) (District Post Office for: Williams Town, Forbes Hill, The Ferry, Rolle Town, Moss Town, Mount Thompson, Steventon, Rolleville, Barraterre, Farmer's Cay, Black Point, and Staniel Cay)
    Portion of cover with 5th February 1971 CDS on SG 300, Scott 257.

  42. Governor's Harbour (Eleuthera) (District Post Office for: Gregory Town, Alice Town, Hatchet Bay, James Cistern, North Palmetto Point, and South Palmetto Point)
    Portion of cover with 6th? February 1967 CDS on SG 278, Scott 238.

  43. Grant's Town (New Providence)
    30 July 1957 CDS on paper.

  44. Grays (Long Island)

  45. Great Guana Cay (Abaco)
    Portion of cover with 13th March 1970 CDS on SG 298, Scott 255.

  46. Green Castle (Eleuthera)
    22nd November 1963 CDS on paper.
    Portion of cover with 2nd June 1971 CDS on SG 299 & 298, and Scott 256 & 255.

  47. Green Turtle Cay (Abaco) (District Post Office for: Cooper's Town, Fox Town, Cedar Harbour, and Treasure Cay)
    Portion of cover with 23rd November 1966 CDS on SG 279, Scott 235.

  48. Gregory Town (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 17th September 1970 CDS on SG 300, Scott 257.
    Portion of cover with 29th July 1974? oval TRD on SG 424, Scott 358.

  49. Harbour Island (Eleuthera) (District Post Office for: Spanish Wells, The Bluff, Upper Bogue, Lower Bogue, The Current, Little Bay (Current Island))
    Portion of cover with 1st October 1970 TRD on SG 300, Scott 257.

  50. Hatchet Bay (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 21st April 1971 TRD on SG 300, Scott 257.

  51. High Rock (Grand Bahama) (District Post Office for: McLeans Town, and Sweetings Cay)

  52. Hope Town (Abaco)

  53. Industrious Hill (Cat Island)

  54. James Cistern (Eleuthera)

  55. Kemp's Bay (Andros) (District Post Office for: Long Bay Cays, Pleasant Bay, Driggs Hill, and The Bluff)

  56. Knowles (Cat Island)

  57. Landrail Point (Crooked Island)
    Portion of cover with 10th May 1963 CDS on SG 203, Scott 160.

  58. Little Bay (Current Island, Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 3rd June 1972 CDS on SG 298, Scott 255.

  59. Long Bay Cays (Andros)

  60. Long Cay (Acklins)
    Portion of cover with 13 March 1963 CDS on SG 206, Scott 163.

  61. Lovely Bay (Acklins)

  62. Lowe Sound (Andros)

  63. Lower Deadmans Cay (Long Island)

  64. Lower Bogue (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 8th? February 1971 CDS on SG 354, Scott 309.

  65. Mackey (Ernest) Street (New Providence)
    25th May 1961 CDS on paper.
    Portion of cover with 7th June 1971 CDS on SG 297, Scott 254.

  66. Major's Cay (Crooked Island)

  67. Man-O-War Cay (Abaco)
    Portion of cover with 15th January 1955 CDS on SG 208, Scott 165.
    28th September 1989 CDS on paper.

  68. Mangrove Cay (Andros) (District Post Office for: Deep Creek?)
    Portion of cover with 24th October 1975 CDS.

  69. Marsh Harbour (Abaco) (District Post Office for: Hope Town, Man-O-War Cay, Great Guana Cay, Dundas Town, Crossing Rocks, and Cherokee Sound)
    Registered cover with ? April 1963 CDS on SG 208, Scott 165 and SG 204, Scott 161.
    Portion of cover with 20th November 1970 TRD on SG 300, Scott 257.

  70. Mastic Point (Andros)
    Portion of cover with 2nd February 1971 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  71. Matthew Town (Inagua) (District Post Office)

  72. McLeans Town (Grand Bahama)
    Portion of cover with 5th June 1970 TRD on SG x, Scott y.
    29th July 1977 CDS paper.

  73. Moores Island (Abaco)
    15th March 1962 CDS on paper.

  74. Mortimers (Long Island)

  75. Moss Town (Exuma)
    Portion of cover with 28th January 1971 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  76. Mount Thompson (Exuma)

  77. [Nassau] General Post Office (New Providence) Photo 1, photo 2 Centre building, ground floor ca. 1901. (District Post Office for?: Mackey (Ernest) Street, Grant's Town, Fox Hill, and Gambier)
    Portion of cover with 14th September 1976 machine slogan cancellation on SG x, Scott y.

  78. Nicoll's Town (Andros) (District Post Office for: Lowe Sound, Mastic Point, Bullocks Harbour, Owens Town [crossed out], Blanket Sound, Cargill Creek, and Cat Cay)
    Portion of cover with 16th December 1971 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  79. North Palmetto Point (Eleuthera)
    Portion of cover with 12th June 1974 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  80. Old Bight (Cat Island)
    Portion of cover with 20th April 1967 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  81. Orange Creek (Cat Island)
    Portion of cover with 12th? December 1953 CDS on SG x, Scott y.
    Portion of cover with 26th October 1974 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  82. Owens Town (Andros) (crossed out) (Andros)

  83. Pirates' Well, (Mayaguana)
    Portion of cover with 3rd December 1966 TRD on SG x, Scott y.
    2nd March 1977 CDS on paper.

  84. Pleasant Bay (Andros)
    Portion of cover with 8th June 1970 CDS on SG x, Scott y.

  85. Pompey Bay (Acklins)

  86. Port Howe (Cat Island)
    9th August 1965 CDS on paper.

  87. Ragged Island (Ragged Island) (District Post Office)

  88. Rock Sound (Eleuthera) (District Post Office for: Tarpum Bay, Deep Creek, Green Castle, Wemyss Bight, and Bannerman Town)

  89. Rolle Town (Exuma)

  90. Rolleville (Exuma)

  91. Roses (Long Island)

  92. Rum Cay (Rum Cay) (District Post Office)

  93. Salina Point (Acklins)

  94. Salt Pond (Long Island)

  95. Sam McKinnons (Long Island)
    7th May 1977 CDS on paper.

  96. San Andros (Andros)

  97. Sandy Point (Abaco) (District Post Office for: Moores Island)

  98. Scrub Hill (Long Island)

  99. Seymours (Long Island)

  100. Savannah Sound (Eleuthera)

  101. Simms (Long Island)

  102. Smith Point (Grand Bahama)

  103. Snug Corner (Acklins)

  104. South Palmetto Point (Eleuthera)

  105. Spanish Wells (Eleuthera)

  106. Spring Point (Acklins)

  107. Staniard Creek (Andros)

  108. Staniel Cay (Exuma)

  109. Stella Maris (Long Island)

  110. Steventon (Exuma)

  111. Sweetings Cay (Grand Bahama)
    Cover with June 30, 1960 postmark.

  112. Tarpum Bay (Eleuthera)

  113. The Ferry (Exuma)

  114. The Bluff (Eleuthera)

  115. The Bight (Cat Island) (District Post Office for?: Devils Point, Knowles, Old Bight, and Port Howe)

  116. The Current (Eleuthera)

  117. The Bluff (Andros)

  118. Treasure Cay (Abaco)

  119. True Blue (Crooked Island)

  120. United Estates (San Salvador)

  121. Upper Bogue (Eleuthera)

  122. Wemyss Bight (Eleuthera)

  123. West End (Grand Bahama)

  124. Williams Town (Exuma)


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