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Maine Resource Guide: West Paris, Oxford County

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County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


Incorporated

1957 from part of Paris


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bates (former railroad station), Dean Neighborhood, Forbes District, Hungry Hollow, North Paris (once known as Harbor or Sucker Harbor), Porter District, Trap Corner, Snow Falls (Snow's Falls, Snows Falls), Tuell Town (Tuelltown), West Paris


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Buckfield, Greenwood, Norway, Paris, Sumner, Woodstock


Miscellaneous Resources

History of the North Paris Baptist Church


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: West Paris, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of West Paris

Maine Memory Network: West Paris

Finnish American Heritage Society of Maine


Bibliography

_____, Paris, Maine: the Second Hundred Years 1893-1993 (South Paris, Me.: Paris Cape Historical Society, c1994 (Camden, Me.: Penobscot Press))

Briggs, Frank Augustus, Paris, Maine Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and their Descendants ([Kennebunk, Me.: F. A. Briggs, 1937])

Lapham, William Berry, and Silas Packard Maxim, History of Paris, Maine, from its settlement to 1880: with a history of the grants of 1736 & 1771: together with personal sketches, a copious genealogical register and an appendix (Paris, Me.: Printed for the authors, 1884)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Paris Register, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: The H. E. Mitchell co., 1906)

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