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Maine Resource Guide: Washington, Knox County

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County · 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 to Knox County in 1860)


1811 as the town of Putnam; name changed in 1823

Previous Designations

Part of Plymouth Claim and Waldo Patent

Boundary Changes

Part of Palermo was annexed in 1854

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Globe, Hibberts Corner, Lucas Corner, North Washington, Razorville, South Washington (former post office), Stickney Corner, Washington, West Washington

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Appleton, Hibberts Gore, Jefferson, Liberty, Palermo, Somerville, Union, Waldoboro


Historical USGS Maps of Washington, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Washington

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Washington, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Washington

MEGenWeb Project: Washington

Maine Memory Network: Stickney Corner


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

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