Carrabassett Valley, Franklin County, Maine

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 County

Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Franklin County in 1838)

 Organized (T3 R2 WBKP)

1855 as Jerusalem Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1858 and 1881

 Incorporated

1971 from Jerusalem Township (T3 R2 WBKP)

 Previous Designations (T3 R2 WBKP)

Township No. 3, Second Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T3 R2 BKP WKR); Jerusalem; Treadwell

 Previous Designations (T4 R2 WBKP)

Township No. 4, Second Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T4 R2 BKP WKR); Sugarloaf; Crockertown

 Boundary Changes

Sugarloaf Township (T4 R2 WBKP) was annexed in 1975

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bigelow, Black Dam (former railroad station in Jerusalem), Carrabassett, Hammond Field (former railroad station in Jerusalem), Records, Riverside Cottage (former railroad station in Jerusalem), Spring Farm (former railroad station in Jerusalem)

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Coplin Plantation, Dead River Township, Highland Plantation, Kingfield, Mount Abram Township, Redington Township, Wyman Township

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Jerusalem, Maine

 Census Records

1837 Census of Carrabasset Valley, (formerly Jerusalem, 3R2 BKP WSKR), Franklin Co., Maine

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Jerusalem

 General Resources

Official Website: Town of Carrabassett Valley

Maine Memory Network: Carrabasset Valley

Maine Memory Network: Carrabassett

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