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Maine Resource Guide: Coplin Plantation, Franklin County

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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

1845 as Jackson Plantation—together with T2 R3 WBKP (now Lang Township) and T1 R4 WBKP (now Eustis)—which was dissolved in 1859


Reorganized

1866 as Coplin Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1893; successor to the former plantation organized in 1895


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Third Range West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T1 R3 WBKP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Coplin (former railroad station), Greens Junction (former railroad station)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carrabassett Valley, Eustis, Lang Township, Redington Township, Wyman Township


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Coplin Plantation, Maine


Census Records

1837 Census of Coplin (Township 1 R3 WBKP), Franklin Co., Maine


Bibliography

______, Inventory of the town and city archives of Maine: no. 4 Franklin County, vols. V & VI: Coplin and Dallas (Portland, Me.: The Project, 1939)

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