Support Maine Genealogy by making a donation or making a purchase!

Maine Places

Resource Guide

Athens, Somerset County

 New Search


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



Previous Designations

Township No. 2, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, East of Kennebec River (T2 R2 NPC EKR); Berwick Academy Grant; Kinsmantown

Boundary Changes

Part of Hartland was annexed in 1821

Parts of Brighton Plantation (then the town of Brighton) were annexed in 1838 and 1862

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Athens, Corsons Corner, West Athens

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Brighton Plantation, Cornville, Harmony, Hartland, Solon


Maine Historical Maps: Athens

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Athens, Somerset, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Athens


______, The East Somerset County Register, 1911-1912 (Auburn, Me.: Chatto & Turner, 1912)

______, A historical sketch of Athens, Maine: commemorative of its sesquicentennial July 2-5, 1804-1954 ([Athens, Me.]: Published by the Athens Victory Club, 1954 (Skowhegan, Me.: The Skowhegan Press))

Prince, Elaine Bush, comp., Cemeteries in Athens, Somerset Co., Maine (Framingham, Mass.: E.B. Prince, c1985)

>> Click Here to Support Maine Genealogy <<

Refine Your Search