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Maine Resource Guide: Amherst, Hancock County

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


1822 as Plantation No. 26



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


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


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

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