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Alexander, Washington County

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Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)



Previous Designations

Township No. 16 Eastern Division, Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T16 ED BPP)

Boundary Changes

Part of Cooper was annexed in 1838

Land was set off to Crawford in 1859

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alexander, Cedar, Lane's Brook (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Baileyville, Baring Plantation, Cooper, Crawford, Meddybemps, Princeton, Number 21 Township


Maine Historical Maps: Alexander

Rufus Putnam's 1786 Plan of Alexander

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Alexander, Washington, Maine

Town of Alexander

Alexander-Crawford Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Alexander


______, Alexander-Crawford Historical Society newsletter (Alexander, Me.: The Society)

Dwelley, Ruth, History of Alexander

Howland, Sharon D., comp., Vital records of Alexander, Washington County, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1999)

Moody, George R., comp., Directory of Alexander, Meddybemps and part of Cooper (Maine: s.n., 1896])

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