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Maine Resource Guide: Hanover, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


1843 from Howard's Gore and part of Bethel

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to Bethel in 1849

Villages, Locations and Settlements


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Newry, Rumford


Historical USGS Maps of Hanover, Maine

Census Records

Census of Hanover, 1911

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Hanover

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hanover, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hanover


______, The Town Register: Bethel, Greenwood, Hanover, Woodstock, Gilead (Brunswick, Me.: The Maine Map & Register Co., 1911)

Howard, Alfred F, A History of Hanover, Maine 1774-1980 ([Manchester, Me.?]: A.F. Howard, 1983)

Lapham, William Berry, History of Bethel, formerly Sudbury, Canada, Oxford County, Maine, 1768-1890: with a brief sketch of Hanover and family statistics (Augusta, Me.: Press of the Maine Farmer, 1891)

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