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Orneville Township, Piscataquis County

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Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


1832 as the town of Milton; name changed to Almond in 1841, and to Orneville in 1843; incorporation repealed in 1939, and organization surrendered in 1945

Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Sixth Range North of Waldo Plantation (T1 R6 NWP); Boyd's Plantation

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Atkinson in 1837

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Boyd Lake (Boyd's Lake), Boydstown (former post office), Parkers (former railroad station), Summit (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Atkinson, Bradford, Lagrange, Medford, Milo


Maine Historical Maps: Orneville Township


Heath, Eleanor Parkman Henderson, Bits and pieces of life on Philpot Ridge and of the history of Orneville, Maine ([S.l.: s.n.], 1999)

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