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Raymond, Cumberland County

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Cumberland County (set off from York County in 1760)


1803 from Raymondtown Plantation

Previous Designations


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Naples, but returned to Raymond in 1838 when the act was repealed

Land was set off to form Casco in 1841, and additional land was set off to that town in 1842

Adjacent unincorporated land was annexed in 1835, part of the "Eighty-Rod Strip" in 1838, and part of a gore between this town and Gray in 1839

Gray surplus and the gore on Raymond Cape were annexed in 1859

Part of Standish was annexed in 1869

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Raymond, Greenville, Mountain (former post office), North Raymond, Raymond (Raymond Village), Raymond Cape, Wilson Springs

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Casco, Frye Island, Gray, New Gloucester, Poland, Windham


Maine Historical Maps: Raymond


Town of Raymond Cemetery Committee

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Raymond


Lakes Region Weekly

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Raymond, Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Town of Raymond

Maine Memory Network: Raymond


______, 1929-1930 directory of Bridgton, Casco, Harrison, Naples and Raymond : combining four separate and distinct directories (Portland, Me. : Fred L. Tower, 1929)

Dolley, Mira L., 150th anniversary, town of Raymond, Maine, 1803-1953 ([Raymond, Me.?: s.n., 1953])

Jones, Herbert G., Sebago Lake Land in History, Legend & Romance; (1949)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The town register: Poland, Raymond and Casco, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Taylor, Robert Lee, Early families of Raymond, Maine (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1998)

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