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Maine Resource Guide: Waterboro, York County

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York County


1787 from Massabesic Plantation as the town of Waterborough; name changed in 1895 to Waterboro

Previous Designations

Massabesic; includes part of the Fluellen Tract

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Alfred in 1847, and to Shapleigh in 1854

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Waterboro, North Waterboro, Ossipee Mills, South Waterboro (former post office at Waterboro), Waterboro, Waterboro Center

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alfred, Hollis, Limerick, Limington, Lyman, Newfield, Shapleigh


Historical USGS Maps of Waterboro, Maine


Cemeteries of York County

Waterboro Deceased List

Waterboro Cemetery List



Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Waterboro

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Waterboro, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Waterboro

Maine Memory Network: Waterboro


______, "Early vital records of Waterborough, Maine: from the original records in the custody of the town clerk," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vols. 90-91 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1936-37)

Duncan, Margaret, comp., "Maine Marriages Performed by Rev. Henry Leach," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 138 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1984) [Rev. Leach a resident of Waterborough (1820), Mercer (1830) Bloomfield (1840), and Smithfield (1850)]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Alfred, Lyman, Dayton, Hollis and Waterboro, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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