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Pittston, Kennebec County

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Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


1779 from Gardinerston Plantation

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Gardiner in 1803

Part of Hallowell was annexed in 1844, and part of Chelsea in 1855

Land was set off to form West Pittston (now Randolph) in 1887

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bailey Corner, East Pittston, North Pittston, Pittston

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alna, Chelsea, Dresden, Gardiner, Randolph, Richmond, Whitefield


Maine Historical Maps: Pittston

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Pittston

Pittston Foot Company, 1799

Miscellaneous Resources

Pittston Tax List, 1803

Pittston Tax List, 1851

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Pittston, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Pittston

MEGenWeb Project: Pittston

Maine Memory Network: Pittston


Hanson, J. W., History of Gardiner, Pittston and West Gardiner: with a sketch of the Kennebec Indians, & New Plymouth purchase, comprising historical matter from 1602 to 1852; with genealogical sketches of many families (Gardiner, Me.: W. Palmer, 1852)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register, 1903-4: Pittston, Chelsea, Randolph (Kent's Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1904)

Webster, Henry Sewall, Land titles in old Pittston (Gardiner, Me.: Reporter-Journal Press, 1912)

Webster, Henry Sewall, ed., Vital records of Pittston, Maine, to the year 1892 (Gardiner, Me.: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1911)

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