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Maine Resource Guide: Aurora, Hancock County

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County · Organized · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Organized

1822 as Plantation No. 27


Incorporated

1831 as Hampton; name changed to Aurora in 1833


Previous Designations

Township No. 27 Middle Division, Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T27 MD BPP); Richards


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Aurora


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Amherst, Great Pond, Osborn, T28 MD


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Aurora, 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)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Aurora


General Resources


Bibliography

Silsby, Herbert T., A history of Aurora, Maine (Ellsworth, Me.: Hancock County Publ., 1958)

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