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Lisbon, Androscoggin County

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Androscoggin County (set off from Lincoln County in 1854


1799 as Thompsonborough from part of Bowdoin; name changed in 1802 to Lisbon

Previous Designations


The westerly part of the town belonged to the Pejepscot Purchase

Boundary Changes

Little River Plantation - a gore lying between the Androscoggin, Sabattus, and Little Rivers, part of the Pejepscot Purchase - was annexed in 1808

Part of Bowdoin was annexed in 1826, but returned in 1827 when the act was repealed

Part of Bowdoinham was annexed in 1834

Land was set off to form Webster (now Sabattus) in 1840

Part of Webster (now Sabattus) was annexed in 1847, and land was set off to that town in 1863

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blakes Corner (Blake Corners, Blake's Corner), Factoryville (former post office at Lisbon), Higgins Corner, Lisbon, Lisbon Center (formerly Lisbon Plains), Lisbon Falls, Lisbon Four Corners (former post office at Lisbon), Little River Village (former post office at Lisbon Falls), Peppermint Corner, Webster Corner

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bowdoin, Durham, Lewiston, Sabattus, Topsham


Maine Historical Maps: Lisbon

Church Records

Lewiston Public Library: Lisbon Church Records (pdf) — Includes baptism, marriage and burial records from Holy Family, St. Ann and St. Cyril & Methodius

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Lisbon

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Lisbon

Digital Maine: Lisbon Collections

MEGenWeb Project: Lisbon

Maine Memory Network: Lisbon


______, Souvenir of Lisbon, Maine, 1911 (Brunswick, Me.: Maine Map & Register Co., [1911])

Groves, Marlene Alma Hinkley, comp., Vital records of Lisbon, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1995)

Mitchell, H. E., (Disable ad blocker to view link)The Lisbon town register, 1905 [] (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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