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Maine Resource Guide: Winn, Penobscot County

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Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


1854 as Five Islands Plantation for election purposes



Previous Designations

River Township No. 4 "belonging to the Fourth Range"; Snowville; Five Islands

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Winn, Penobscot (former railroad station), South Winn (former post office), West Winn, Winn

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Chester, Lee, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Webster Plantation


Historical USGS Maps of Winn, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)

Census Records

1837 Census of Winn, (Township 4 R3) Penobscot Co., Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Winn

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Winn, Penobscot, Maine


Bacon, George Fox, Northern Maine, its points of interest and its representative business men, embracing Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn and Kingman (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1891)

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