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Maine Resource Guide: West Forks Plantation, Somerset County

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County

Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


Organized

1859 for election purposes; organized in 1893


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Fifth Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T1 R5 BKP WKR)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Parlin Pond (former post office), West Forks


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bowtown Township, Chase Stream Township, Johnson Mountain Township, Lower Enchanted Township, Moxie Gore, The Forks Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of West Forks Plantation, Maine

Historical USGS Maps of West Forks, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of West Forks, (T 1R5, West side of Kennebec River), Somerset Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: West Forks Plantation

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