Milton Township, Oxford County, Maine

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 County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)

 Organized

1842 as Milton Plantation; organization surrendered in 1939

 Previous Designations

Part of Township No. 2 comprising grants to Milton Academy and the proprietors of Buxton, the remainder of the township being organized as Franklin Plantation on the same date

 Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Woodstock in 1853

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Milton, Milton

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Peru, Rumford, Woodstock

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Milton, Maine

 Census Records

1837 Census of Number Two Township, Oxford Co., Maine

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Milton Plantation

 General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Milton Twp.

 Bibliography

Martin, Stuart F., New Pennacook Folks: A Historical Record of the Town of Rumford and the People who Lived Here (Rumford Point, Me.: S. Martin, 1980)

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