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Maine Resource Guide: Forest City Township, Washington County

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Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1873 as the town of Eaton


1887, and name changed to Forest City; incorporation repealed in 1924

Previous Designations

Easterly part of Township No. 9, Fourth Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T9 R4 NBPP)

Boundary Changes

The westerly part of Eaton was annexed to Danforth in 1887 at the time of reincorporation

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Forest City, Forest City Landing

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Danforth, Forest Township, North Lake (N.B.)


Historical USGS Maps of New England & New York: Forest, ME Quadrangle

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)

Census Records

1837 Special Census of Eaton, (9R4), Washington Co., Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Forest City

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