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Mexico, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


1818 from Holmanstown Plantation (from which Dixfield had been set off in 1803)

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 Roxbury was annexed in 1857

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Hale, Mexico, Mitchells (former railroad station), Ridlonville

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carthage, Dixfield, Peru, Roxbury, Rumford


Maine Historical Maps: Mexico

Military Records

Mexico Militia Roll for 1838

World War I Soldiers Index: Mexico

Miscellaneous Resources

Early History of the First Baptist Church of Mexico

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Mexico, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Mexico

Maine Memory Network: Mexico


_____, 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)

Kimball, E. G., "Town of Mexico Celebrates 150th Birthday," Lewiston Journal Magazine Section, Apr. 27, 1968

Labonté, Youville, comp., Marriages of St. John, Rumford, Me (1866-1939) and of St. Theresa, Mexico, Me. (1927-1939) (Auburn, Me.: Y. Labonte, [1995?])

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Mexico, Peru and Hartford Town Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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