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Fort Kent, Aroostook County

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Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)

Organized (T18 R7)

1859 as Fort Kent Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1862 the assessment of taxes

Organized (T18 R6)

1859 as Daigle Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1866


1869 from Fort Kent and Daigle Plantations

Previous Designations

Township No. 18 in the Sixth and Seventh Ranges West of the Easterly Line of the State (T18 R6 and T18 R7 WELS)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bradburys (Bradbury), Fort Kent, Fort Kent Mills, Ledges (former railroad station), Michigan Settlement, Pierre (former railroad station), Robbins (former railroad station), Violette Settlement

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Baker Brook (N.B.), Clair (N.B.), Frenchville, New Canada, Saint-Hilaire (N.B.), St. John Plantation, Wallagrass


Maine Historical Maps: Fort Kent


Christ Church Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery (Old)

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Fort Kent

World War I Veterans: Frenchville, St Agatha, Fort Kent, Wallagrass, Plaisted, Eagle Lake, and Winterville, Maine

Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Fort Kent

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Fort Kent, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: Town of Fort Kent

The Upper St. John River Valley: Fort Kent

Maine Memory Network: Fort Kent


______, Fort Kent centennial, 1869-1969 ([Fort Kent, Me. : Centennial Booklet Committee, 1969])

Garceau, David, Fort Kent : 1829-1929 (Fort Kent, Me. : The First National Bank, 1930)

Grindle, Roger L., Milestones from the Saint John Valley : (the turn of the century) ([Fort Kent, Me. : s.n.], 1977)

Stadig, Rita B., North country : the Fish River and Fort Kent history, 1900 ([Soldier Pond, Me.] : Rita Stadig, 1995)

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