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Maine Resource Guide: Burlington, Penobscot County

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


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



Previous Designations

Township No. 2, First Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T2 R1 NBPP); Hurd's Ridge

Boundary Changes

The "two mile strip" south of the town was annexed in 1835

Part of Lowell was annexed in 1847

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bryant Ridge, Burlington, Long Ridge

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Grand Falls Township, Lincoln, Lowell, T3 ND, T3 R1 NBPP


Historical USGS Maps of Burlington, 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)

Vital Records

Burlington Family Records

Burlington, Maine Penobscot County Births Before 1892

Burlington Maine Penobscot County Deaths Before 1892

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Burlington, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Burlington


Hawkins, Alan H., comp., History of the town of Burlington, Penobscot County, Maine, from settlement to 1975 (Augusta, Me.: Kennebec Journal, 1977- )

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