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Maine Resource Guide: Athens, Somerset County

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

County

Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


Incorporated

1804


Previous Designations

Township No. 2, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, East of Kennebec River (T2 R2 NPC EKR); Berwick Academy Grant; Kinsmantown


Boundary Changes

Part of Hartland was annexed in 1821

Parts of Brighton Plantation (then the town of Brighton) were annexed in 1838 and 1862


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Athens, Corsons Corner, West Athens


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Brighton Plantation, Cornville, Harmony, Hartland, Solon


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Athens, Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Athens, Somerset, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Athens


Bibliography

______, A historical sketch of Athens, Maine: commemorative of its sesquicentennial July 2-5, 1804-1954 ([Athens, Me.]: Published by the Athens Victory Club, 1954 (Skowhegan, Me.: The Skowhegan Press))

Prince, Elaine Bush, comp., Cemeteries in Athens, Somerset Co., Maine (Framingham, Mass.: E.B. Prince, c1985)

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