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Maine Resource Guide: Oakland, Kennebec County

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Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


1873 as West Waterville from part of Waterville; name changed in 1883 to Oakland

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Oakland, Ten Lots Chapel, Tyler Corner

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belgrade, Fairfield, Sidney, Smithfield, Waterville


Historical USGS Maps of Oakland, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Oakland

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Oakland, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Oakland

Oakland Area Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Oakland


______, Leading business men of Lewiston, Augusta and vicinity: embracing also, Auburn, Gardiner, Waterville, Oakland, Dexter, Fairfield, Skowhegan, Hallowell, Richmond, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Canton, Buckfield, Mechanic Falls, South Paris, Norway, Farmington and Winthrop with an historical sketch of each place, illustrated (Boston: Mercantile Pub. Co., 1889, c1888)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The Oakland register (Kent's Hill, The author, 1903)

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