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Calais, Washington County

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Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1809 from Plantation No. 5 PS

Incorporated as a City


Previous Designations

Township No. 5 Putnam Survey (T5 PS); Township No. 5 on the Schoodic River; Saint Croix

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Calais, Indian Point (former railroad station), Milltown, Red Beach, Saint Croix Junction (former railroad station), Salmon Falls (former railroad station), Schoodick Falls (former post office at Calais), Whitlocks Mill

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Baring Plantation, Dufferin Parish (N.B.), Robbinston, St. Croix Parish (N.B.), St. Stephen (N.B.)


Maine Historical Maps: Calais

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Calais, Washington, Maine

Official Website: City of Calais

Digital Maine: Calais Books

Maine Memory Network: Calais

Maine Memory Network: Milltown

Maine Memory Network: Red Beach


______, First Congregational Church Calais, ME: records 1825-1925 ([Calais, Me.: s.n., 1995])

Bacon, George F., Calais, Eastport and vicinity, their representative business men, and points of interest: embracing Calais, Eastport, Machias, Machiasport, Milltown, Jonesport, Princeton, Millbridge, Cherryfield and Lubec (Newark, N.J.: Glenwood Pub. Co., c1892)

Brooks, Thelma Eye, Calais Maine families: they came and they went (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c2002)

Brooks, Thelma Eye, ed., Records of the Scholl Funeral Home, Calais, Maine ([Waterville, Me.]: T. E. Brooks, [198-])

Howland, Sharon, comp., Vital records of Calais, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1998)

Howland, Sharon, comp., Records of Calais, Maine. Volume 2, Early vital records, tax lists and census records (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2001)

Knowlton, I. C., Annals of Calais, Maine, and St. Stephen, New Brunswick: including the village of Milltown, Me., and the present town of Milltown, N.B. (Calais, Me.: J.A. Sears, printer, 1875)

Whidden, Foster C., The story of some descendants of Rendol and Sarah Whidden of Calais, Maine (1968)

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