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Incorporated in 1838, taking land from Somerset County and Penobscot County

Boundary Changes

The northern portions were annexed to Aroostook County in 1844

Shire Town

Dover, 1838-1922

Dover-Foxcroft, since 1922


Abbot, Atkinson, Beaver Cove, Bowerbank, Brownville, Dover-Foxcroft, Greenville, Guilford, Medford, Milo, Monson, Parkman, Sangerville, Sebec, Shirley, Wellington, Willimantic


Kingsbury Plantation, Lake View Plantation


Barnard Township, Blanchard Township, Elliottsville Township, Frenchtown Township, Orneville Township, Williamsburg Township

Adjacent Counties

Aroostook County, Penobscot County, Somerset County


The Tombstone Transcription Project: Piscataquis County, Maine Cemeteries of Piscataquis County, Maine

Find A Grave: Piscataquis County

Land Records

Piscataquis County Deed Books, 1838-1902

Piscataquis County Registry of Deeds

Maine Real Property Official Records Search

Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990


Map of Piscataquis County, 1858

Map of Piscataquis Co., Maine (1885)

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

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1885)

Map of Piscataquis Co., Maine (1894)

Timber Lands of Maine. No. 1 (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 1. (1894)

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

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1894)

Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Piscataquis County Message Board: Piscataquis County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Piscataquis County


Historic American Newspapers Directory: Piscataquis County

Probate Records

Piscataquis County Probate Court

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search

General Resources

Official Website: Piscataquis County

Wassebec Genealogical Society

Piscataquis County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Piscataquis County

Linkpendium: Piscataquis County

FamilySearch Catalog: Piscataquis, Maine


______, Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine (Boston, Mass.: Biographical Review, 1898)

______, Piscataquis County Business and Residential Directory, 1907 (Newton, Mass.: Newton Journal Publishing Co., 1907)

______, Historical collections of Piscataquis County, Maine, consisting of papers read at meetings of Piscataquis County Historical Society, also The north eastern boundary controversy and the Aroostook War, with documentary matter pertaining thereto (Dover, Me.: Observer Press, 1910)

______, Inventory of the Town and City Archives of Maine, No. 11, Piscataquis County [] (Portland, Me.: Maine Historical Records Survey, 1940)

Halfpenny, H. E., et al., Atlas of Piscataquis County, Maine (Houlton, Me.: George N. Colby & Co., 1882)

Loring, Amasa, History of Piscataquis County, Maine, from its earliest settlement to 1880 (Portland, Me.: Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1880)

Sprague, John Francis, Piscataquis biography and fragments (Bangor [Me.]: C.H. Glass & Co., Printers, 1899)

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