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Greenville, Piscataquis County

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Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


1831 as Haskell's Plantation (Haskell Plantation)



Previous Designations

Township No. 9, Tenth Range North of Waldo Patent (T9 R10 NWP); Saco Academy Grant and Saco Free Bridge Grant; Haskelltown

Boundary Changes

Part of Wilson (incorporated in 1836 from T9 R9 NWP, once called "Fullerstown") was annexed upon its deorganization in 1848

Part of Harfords Point Township was annexed in 1994

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blair Hill, Greenville, Greenville Junction, Morkill (former railroad station), The Highlands, Thorofare (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Beaver Cove, Big Moose Township, Bowdoin College Grant West, Cove Point Township, Elliottsville Township, Harfords Point Township, Moosehead Junction Township, Shirley


Maine Historical Maps: Greenville


Obituary Collection: The Moosehead Messenger []

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Greenville

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Greenville, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Greenville

Moosehead Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Greenville


Lander, Donna Moreland, and Catherine Skinner, A brief history of Greenville, Maine and Mountain View Farm ([n.p., n.d.])

Loring, Amasa, "Early History of Greenville," The Northern, 6 Oct. 1926

Sawtell, William R., Glimpses of Greenville ([Brownville, Me.: W.R. Sawtell], c1995 (Dover-Foxcroft, Me.: D & B Printing Services))

Shaw, Charles D., "Some Facts Relating to the Early History of Greenville and Moosehead Lake," Historical Collections of the Piscataquis County, Maine (Dover, Me.: Observer Press, 1910)

True, Emma J., comp. and ed., History of Greenville, eighteen hundred thirty-six--nineteen hundred thirty-six ([S.l.: E. J. True], 1936. (Augusta, Me.: Augusta Press))

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