Muscle Ridge Township, Knox County, Maine

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 County

Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)

 Organized

1852 for election purposes; organized in 1878, and in 1904; organization repealed in 1915, surrendered in 1916

 Previous Designations

Muscle Ridge Islands

The name is often given as "Mussel Ridge"

 Prominent Islands

Andrews Island, Dix Island, Graffam Island, Hewett Island, Monroe Island (Mores Island), Pleasant Island, Sheep Island

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Owls Head, St. George, South Thomaston

 Census Records

1837 Census of Muscle Ledge Island, Lincoln Co., Maine

 General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Dix Island

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