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Maine Resource Guide: Caratunk, Somerset County

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

County

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


Organized

1840 as Carratunk (Caratunk) Plantation; organized in 1903 for the assessment of taxes


Incorporated

1977


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Third Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, East of Kennebec River (T1 R3 BKP EKR)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Caratunk, Pleasant Pond


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bald Mountain Township (T2 R3 BKP EKR), Bowtown Township (T1 R4 BKP WKR), Carrying Place Township (T1 R3 BKP WKR), Moscow, The Forks Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Caratunk, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of Carratunk, (1R3 BKP, East Side of Kennebec River), Somerset Co., Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Caratunk, Somerset, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Caratunk

Maine Memory Network: Caratunk

Maine Memory Network: Carratunk


Bibliography

Bruce, Amy M., comp., Caratunk: a pictorial history (Caratunk, Me.: Amy M. Bruce ; North Anson, Me.: printed by Carrabassett Printers, 1990)

McAllister, Donna L., The sesquicentennial history of Caratunk, Maine ([Caratunk, Me.: History Committee?] ; North Anson, Me.: printed by Carrabassett Printers, [1990?])

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