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Maine Resource Guide: Damariscotta, Lincoln County

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Lincoln County (set off from York County in 1760)


1848 from parts of Nobleboro and Bristol

Previous Designations

Part of the Pemaquid Patent named "Walpole" by David Dunbar in 1729

Nicknamed "Scottie" by locals

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Biscay (former post office), Damariscotta, Knowlton Corner

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bremen, Bristol, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Waldoboro


Historical USGS Maps of Damariscotta, Maine

Bird's-Eye View of Newcastle and Damariscotta, 1878

Damariscotta Village, Lincoln Co. (1885)

Damariscotta Village, Lincoln Co. (1894)


Lincoln County News

Obituary Collection: Lincoln County Weekly []

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Damariscotta

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Damariscotta, Lincoln, Maine

Official Website: Town of Damariscotta

Maine Memory Network: Damariscotta

Skidompha Public Library Digital Archives


______, Centennial celebration at Damariscotta and Newcastle (Waldoboro, Me.: Miller & Atwood, 1876)

Bacon, George Fox, Rockland, Belfast and vicinity: its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1892)

Cushman, David Quimby, The history of ancient Sheepscot and Newcastle: including early Pemaquid, Damariscotta, and other contiguous places, from the earliest discovery to the present time: together with the genealogy of more than four hundred families (Bath Me.: E. Upton & Son, printers, 1882)

Dodge, Christine Huston, comp., Vital records of Old Bristol and Nobleboro in the county of Lincoln, Maine: including the present towns of Bremen, Damariscotta, South Bristol, and the Plantation of Monhegan [Vol. II - Marriages] ([Pemaquid, Me.]: Pemaquid Historical Association under the authority of the Maine Historical Society; [Newcastle, Me.]: Lincoln County Publishing Co., 1988)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Town register: Damariscotta, Newcastle, Bristol, Bremen, Muscongus Island 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell, 1906)

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