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Maine Resource Guide: Howland, Penobscot County

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Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


1826 from Plantation No. 1, Seventh Range

Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Seventh Range North of Waldo Patent (T1 R7 NWP)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Mattamiscontis (now Mattamiscontis Township) in 1839

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Howland, North Howland (former post office), Sebois (also Sabois, former post office at Howland), West Howland (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Edinburg, Enfield, Lagrange, Mattamiscontis Township, Maxfield


Historical USGS Maps of Howland, Maine

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

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

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Howland

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Howland, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Howland

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