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Maine Resource Guide: Argyle Township, Penobscot County

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

County

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


Incorporated

1839 from Argyle Plantation; organization surrendered in 1938


Previous Designations

Old Indian Township No. 3 West of Penobscot River (T3 OIP WPR); Maine Literary and Theological Institute Grant; Birch Stream Settlement


Boundary Changes

The Moor Tract was set off to Old Town in 1843

Land was set off to form Alton in 1844


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Argyle, South Argyle (former post office), West Argyle (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alton, Edinburg, Greenbush, Lagrange, Milford, Old Town


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Argyle, Maine


General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Argyle

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