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Maine Resource Guide: Union, Knox County

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


Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


1786 as Sterlington Plantation



Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Taylortown; Sterlington; Sterling

Boundary Changes

Adjacent unincorporated land was annexed in 1817

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Union, North Union, South Union, Union

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Appleton, Hope, Rockport, Waldoboro, Warren, Washington


Historical USGS Maps of Union, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Union

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Union, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Union

MEGenWeb Project: Union

Maine Memory Network: Union


Fish, George Willoughby, Union, past and present: an illustrated history of the town of Union, Maine, from earliest times to date (Union, Me.: The Union Weekly Times, 1895)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Union, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2005)

Matthews, Edward A., Horse and buggy days : a brief history of Union, Maine (Belfast, Me.: The Kelley Press, 1950)

Sibley, John Langdon, A history of the town of Union, in the county of Lincoln, Maine, to the middle of the nineteenth century; with a family register of the settlers before the year 1800, and of their descendants (Boston, Mass.: B. B. Mussey and co., 1851)

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