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Maine Resource Guide: Brownville, Piscataquis County

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


1819 as Brownville Plantation



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


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


_____, 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)

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