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Maine Resource Guide: Alexander, Washington County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1825


Previous Designations

Township No. 16 Eastern Division, Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T16 ED BPP)


Boundary Changes

Part of Cooper was annexed in 1838

Land was set off to Crawford in 1859


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alexander, Cedar, Lane's Brook (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Baileyville, Baring Plantation, Cooper, Crawford, Meddybemps, Princeton, Number 21 Township


Maps

Rufus Putnam's 1786 Plan of Alexander

Historical USGS Maps of Alexander, Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Alexander, Washington, Maine

Town of Alexander

Alexander-Crawford Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Alexander


Bibliography

______, Alexander-Crawford Historical Society newsletter (Alexander, Me.: The Society)

Dwelley, Ruth, History of Alexander

Howland, Sharon D., comp., Vital records of Alexander, Washington County, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1999)

Moody, George R., comp., Directory of Alexander, Meddybemps and part of Cooper (Maine: s.n., 1896])

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