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Maine Resource Guide: Chelsea, Kennebec County

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


Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


1850 from part of Hallowell

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Pittston in 1855

Land was ceded for the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in 1867 and 1901

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Chelsea, Powers (former post office), Togus, Togus Spring (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Augusta, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Pittston, Randolph, Whitefield


Historical USGS Maps of Chelsea, Maine

Settlers' Map of Chelsea


Togus National Cemetery (search for burials)

A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Chelsea

World War I Soldiers Index: National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Chelsea, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Chelsea


Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register, 1903-4: Pittston, Chelsea, Randolph (Kent's Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1904)

Taylor, Helen C., Chelsea, Maine History ([Chelsea, Me.]: H.C. Taylor, c1996)

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