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United States Maine Hancock Amherst
Modern town borders of Amherst in Hancock County, Maine.
'Amherst, also known as Mariaville North, was first organized from Township Number 26 Middle Division, Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T26 MD BPP) as Number 26 MD BPP Plantation in 1822; incorporated as Amherst in 1831.
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Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.: Aurora | Great Pond | Mariaville | Osborn | Township 32 MD BPP | Penobscot Co.: Bradley | Clifton