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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Old Orchard Beach came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Old Orchard Beach in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Old Orchard Beach. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Old Orchard Beach is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Old Orchard Beach post office opened in 1929.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Old Orchard Beach:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, no Post Office mentioned

We found Old Orchard Beach in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Old Orchard Beach for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Old Orchard Beach. See our Misc Page for Old Orchard Beach for more information.


Railroad Mentions of Old Orchard Beach:

Old Orchard Beach was mentioned in the following schedules:

Greyhound Bus Time Table (November 1931)

New York Central Railroad Time Table (July 1902)

The official website for Old Orchard Beach: www.oobmaine.com/

The official website for York County: www.co.york.me.us/

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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