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Maine Resource Guide: Dallas Plantation, Franklin County

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


1845 as part of Dallas Plantation (name changed that year from "Plantations 2 and 3 in the first range and 2 and 3 in the second range of townships"), together with T2 R1 WBKP (now Sandy River Plantation), T3 R1 WBKP (now Rangeley Plantation), and T3 R2 WBKP (now Rangeley); name changed in 1852 to Rangeley Plantation; such multiple-township plantations were abolished in 1859


Prior to 1860 as Getchell Plantation, and by 1870 as Dallas Plantation

Previous Designations

Townships No. 2, Second Range West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T2 R2 WBKP)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dallas, Dead River, Enamel (former railroad station), Eustis Junction (former railroad station), Loon Lake, Quill Hill (former railroad station), Saddleback (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Lang Township, Rangeley, Redington Township, Sandy River Plantation


Historical USGS Maps of Dallas, Maine


A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Census Records

1837 Census of Dallas, (Township 2 R2 WBKP), Franklin Co., Maine


______, 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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