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Mount Vernon, Kennebec County

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Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


1792 from Washington Plantation (Belgrade was incorporated from the remainder in 1796)

Previous Designations

Part of the Kennebec Patent

Boundary Changes

Parts of Fayette and of the Plantation of Goshen (now Vienna) were annexed in 1802

Part of Rome was annexed in 1814

Land was set off to Readfield in 1825 and 1845

Parts of Vienna were annexed in 1826 and 1853, part of Readfield in 1845, and part of Belgrade in 1846

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Currier (former post office), Dennis Corner, Dunns Corner (Dunn's Corner), Locks Corner, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Centre (former post office), South Mount Vernon (former post office), West Mount Vernon (formerly Walton's Mills), Wings Mills

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belgrade, Fayette, Readfield, Rome, Vienna


Maine Historical Maps: Mount Vernon


Stain Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Me.

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Mount Vernon

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Mount Vernon, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Mount Vernon

MEGenWeb Project: Mount Vernon

Mt. Vernon Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Mount Vernon


Hunton, F. A., The Mt. Vernon and Readfield register, 1908 (Augusta, Me.: Mitchell-Cony Co., 1908)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The Fayette and Mt. Vernon register, 1903 (Kents Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1903)

Smith, Beverly Wight, "Memories of 150th Anniversary of Town of Mount Vernon," Lewiston Evening Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 30 June 1973

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