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Maine Resource Guide: Alton, Penobscot County

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

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

Official Website: Town of Alton (Facebook)


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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