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Maine Resource Guide: Oakland, Kennebec County

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

County

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


Incorporated

1873 as West Waterville from part of Waterville; name changed in 1883 to Oakland


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Oakland, Ten Lots Chapel, Tyler Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belgrade, Fairfield, Sidney, Smithfield, Waterville


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Oakland, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Oakland


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Oakland, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Oakland

Oakland Area Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Oakland


Bibliography

______, Leading business men of Lewiston, Augusta and vicinity: embracing also, Auburn, Gardiner, Waterville, Oakland, Dexter, Fairfield, Skowhegan, Hallowell, Richmond, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Canton, Buckfield, Mechanic Falls, South Paris, Norway, Farmington and Winthrop with an historical sketch of each place, illustrated (Boston: Mercantile Pub. Co., 1889, c1888)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The Oakland register (Kent's Hill, The author, 1903)

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