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Maine Resource Guide: Searsport, Waldo County

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

County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Waldo County in 1827)


Incorporated

1845 from parts of Belfast and Prospect


Prominent Islands

Sears Island


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blacks (former post office at North Searsport), Dodge Corner, Kidders (former railroad station), North Searsport, Park (former post office), Searsport, West Prospect (former post office at Searsport)

The village near Swan Lake was once known as the "Goose Pond Settlement"


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belfast, Frankfort, Prospect, Stockton Springs, Swanville


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Searsport, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Searsport


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Searsport, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Searsport

Maine Memory Network: Searsport


Bibliography

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register Searsport, Stockton Springs, Prospect, 1907 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell, 1907)

Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Searsport, Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993)

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