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Maine Resource Guide: South Bristol, Lincoln County

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Lincoln County (set off from York County in 1760)


1915 from part of Bristol

Previous Designations

Part of the Pemaquid Patent, the southerly part named "Harrington" by David Dunbar in 1729

Prominent Islands

Inner Heron Island, Rutherford Island (formerly Katherine Island)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Christmas Cove, Clarks Cove, Heron Island (former post office), South Bristol, Walpole, West Bristol

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Boothbay, Bristol, Edgecomb, Newcastle


Historical USGS Maps of South Bristol, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: South Bristol

General Resources

Official Website: Town of South Bristol

Maine Memory Network: Christmas Cove


Dodge, Christine Huston, comp., Vital records of Old Bristol and Nobleboro in the county of Lincoln, Maine: including the present towns of Bremen, Damariscotta, South Bristol, and the Plantation of Monhegan [Vol. II - Marriages] ([Pemaquid, Me.]: Pemaquid Historical Association under the authority of the Maine Historical Society; [Newcastle, Me.]: Lincoln County Publishing Co., 1988)

Gamage, Nelson W., A Short History of South Bristol, Maine (1900)

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