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Old 08-18-2011, 06:20 PM
 
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Sorry, USPS already recognizes the Woodland up in The County using Zip Code 04736 (Caribou). Baileyville can't have Woodland too.
if most folks believe cabot cove exists, then woodland can exist too-as it always has. only those from away live in baileyville
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Old 08-18-2011, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Maine
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Sorry, USPS already recognizes the Woodland up in The County using Zip Code 04736 (Caribou). Baileyville can't have Woodland too.
Can't have? pffffffffffffffffft Foreigner!
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Old 08-18-2011, 09:42 PM
 
Location: North Carolina/Maine
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if most folks believe cabot cove exists, then woodland can exist too-as it always has. only those from away live in baileyville
Ain't that next to Mooseport?
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:05 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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When did they change it to Baileyville? Sounds like something out of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life." USPS can name it anything they want, still Woodland to me.
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Old 08-19-2011, 04:12 AM
 
Location: 3.5 sq mile island ant nest next to Canada
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When did they change it to Baileyville? Sounds like something out of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life." USPS can name it anything they want, still Woodland to me.
Seems to me it was changed in '98 or '99. Big deal to the USPS to have two Woodlands and Aroosook's came first so they got to "officially" keep the name. Maybe they did have Geo. Bailey. Heck, Priinceton had Buffalo Bob and sometimes Ted Williams.
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Old 08-19-2011, 04:50 AM
 
Location: Maine
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In spite of separate zip codes and a lot of miles between, two towns with the same name were too confusing for USPS. Imagine how many nightmares they'd have if they delivered to all the Round Ponds in Maine.

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I believe the one at the east end of the Airline is closed. It was last time I was by about a month ago.
You're right. The little motel is open but this one has been closed for several years.
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Old 08-20-2011, 03:16 AM
 
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It looks like the establishment in Beddington is very much what I was looking for, and seems to be not terribly far from Calais, which is convenient for my route.

Thank you Mainers.

Quite looking foward to exploring this part of Maine as I didn't get beyond Bangor last go around.
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Old 08-21-2011, 02:38 PM
 
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The place is closed..has been for years!
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Old 08-21-2011, 03:16 PM
 
Location: 3.5 sq mile island ant nest next to Canada
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The place is closed..has been for years!

AirlineDiner? No. Or are you talking t hotel in Woodland?
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Eastport, Maine
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Where I lived, it was the zip that designated where you lived- not the town name. Our zip had two town names, you could use either one, it looks like the USPS pulled one up here in Maine.

I had never heard of that either until the USPS actually sent us a letter. So, there was no need for Baileyville to ever come into existence.
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