Maine Places

Maine Resource Guide: Brownville, Piscataquis County

 New Search

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

County

Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


Organized

1819 as Brownville Plantation


Incorporated

1824


Previous Designations

Township No. 5, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T5 R8 NWP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Brownville, Brownville Junction, Chandler (former post office), Ebeemee (former post office), Henderson (former post office), Knights (former railroad station), Knights Landing, Mill Brook (former railroad station), North Brownville (or North Brownsville, a former post office), Prairie


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Lake View Plantation, Milo, T5 R9 NWP, Williamsburg Township


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Brownville, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Brownville


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Brownville, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Brownville

Maine Memory Network: Brownville


Bibliography

_____, Inventory of the town and city archives of Maine, no. 11, Piscataquis County, vol. VI: Brownville (Portland, Me.: Maine Historical Records Survey, 1940)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Milo and Brownville register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

Refine Your Search