Amherst, Hancock County, Maine

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 County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County) in 1789)

 Organized

1822 as Plantation No. 26

 Incorporated

1831

 Previous Designations

Township No. 26 Middle Division, Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T26 MD BPP); Mariaville North

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Amherst, Archers Corner, Tannery Loop

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Aurora, Bradley, Clifton, Mariaville, T32 MD

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Amherst, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 2. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 2. (1894)

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Amherst, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Amherst

 Bibliography

Jellison, Connee, Amherst, Maine, her settlement and people 1790-1975 ([Bar Harbor, Me.]: Bar Harbor Times Publishing Co., c1975)

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