Alton, Penobscot County, Maine

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 County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)

 Incorporated

1844 from part of Argyle Plantation (now Argyle Township)

 Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Old Town in 1863 and 1871

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alton, Gerry

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Argyle Township, Bradford, Hudson, Lagrange, Old Town

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Alton, Maine

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Alton, Penobscot, Maine

 Bibliography

Sawtell, William R., Alton, then and now ([Alton, Me.: United Methodist Women of the Alton United Methodist Church, 1988] Milo, Me.: The Paper Pusher)

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