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Maine Resource Guide: Hope, Knox County

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


Knox County (set off from Lincoln County to Waldo County in 1827, to Knox County in 1860)


1804 from Barrettstown Plantation

Previous Designations

Barrettstown (Barretstown)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Appleton in 1843

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Athearns Corner, Grants Turn, Hope, North Hope Corner, Payson Corner, South Hope

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Appleton, Camden, Lincolnville, Rockport, Searsmont, Union


Historical USGS Maps of Hope, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Hope

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hope, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hope

MEGenWeb Project: Hope

Maine Memory Network: Hope


Maresh, Isabel Morse, comp., Vital records of Hope, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1989)

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