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Dixfield, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


1803 from part of Holmanstown (the remainder being incorporated as Mexico in 1818)

Previous Designations

Township No. 1, North of the Androscoggin River; Holman and Water's Township; Holman Grant; Holmanstown; Dixtown; Plantation No. 1

Boundary Changes

Part of Township No. 4 (later Carthage) was annexed in 1822, but returned in 1827 when the act was repealed

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dixfield, Dixfield Center, East Dixfield

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Canton, Carthage, Mexico, Peru, Wilton


Maine Historical Maps: Dixfield

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Dixfield

Vital Records

Dixfield Vital Records, 1898-99

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Dixfield, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Dixfield

Dixfield Historical Society


_____, 1906 Directory of Rumford, Mexico and Dixfield, Maine (Auburn, Me.: Merrill & Webber, 1906)

______, The Early History of Dixfield Maine: including the section of Mexico near Webb's River (Dixfield, Me.: The Dixfield Bicentennial Committee: The Dixfield Historical Society, 1976)

Bateman, Lucius C., Dixfield Woman Recalls Both Indians and Bears in That Vicinity," Lewiston Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 24 Mar. 1917

McLaughlin, William (Standford Carver, Bruce Berry, editors), Daily Pocket Diary of William McLaughlin (Dixfield, Maine) for the year 1861: an annotated transcription ([S.l.: s.n.], 2003)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Canton and Dixfield Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me. The H. E. Mitchell co., 1905)

Stowell, Peter Russell, Frank Stanley's Scrapbook: from July 13, 1873 to July 18, 1947 ([Dixfield, Me.]: Dixfield Historical Society, 2003)

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