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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bucksport'''<br>{{MEHanBucMap}}<br>__TOC__<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bucksport'''<br><br>{{MEHanBucMap}}Originally this area was known as Township No. 1 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T1 EPR LS) or Township No. 1 West of Union River.<ref name="BP">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=bucksport Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref> '''Bucks<u>town</u>''' existed as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] before it was incorporated as the town of Buckstown in 1792.<ref name="CCTPM69">Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref> The name was changed to '''Bucks<u>port</u>''' in 1817.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=buckstown_plantation&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;geocode=09070 Legal History of Buckstown Plantation, Maine]  in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref>  
  
=== Brief History  ===
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Bucksport land was set off to [[Orrington, Maine|Orrington]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot County]]) in 1816; to [[Brewer, Maine|Brewer]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot County]]) in 1841, again to Orrington in 1850, and to [[Dedham, Maine|Dedham]] in 1909. Moreover, [[Verona Island, Maine|Verona Island]] was once part of Bucksport.<ref name="BP" />
  
 
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MaineHancock CountyWaldo CountyKnox CountyPenobscot CountyPiscataquis CountyWashington CountyPenobscot Indian Island ReservationTownship 4 North Division and North Strip (aka Oqiton Township)Township 3 NDTownship 41 MDTownship 40 MDTownship 39 MDTownship 32 MDGreat PondTownship 34 MDTownship 35 MDTownship 28 MD BPPAuroraAmherstMariavilleOsbornTownship 22 MDTownship 16 MDEastbrookWalthamOtisDedhamBucksportVerona IslandOrlandEllsworthFletchers Landing TownshipFranklinTownship 9 SDTownship 10 SDTownship 7 SDGouldsboroWinter HarborSorrentoSullivanHancockLamoineTrentonBar HarborMount DesertCranberry IslesSouthwest HarborTremontSwan's IslandFrenchboroSurryPenobscotBlue HillCastineBrooksvilleSedgwickEagle Island TownshipBrooklinDeer IsleStoningtonIsle au HautVinalhavenNorth HavenIslesboroLincolnvilleNorthportBelfastSearsportStockton SpringsProspectSwanvilleFrankfortMonroeWinterportSteubenMilbridgeHarringtonCherryfieldColumbiaDebloisTownship 18 MDTownship 19 MDTownship 25 Middle DivisionTownship 24 MDBeddingtonDevereau TownshipTownship 30 MDDay Block Township (Township 31 MD BPP)Township 37 MDTownship 36 MDTownship 43 MDTownship 42 MDSakom Township (Township 5 NDTownship 6 NDGrand Lake Stream (Plantation)Township 6 R1 NTalmadgeOrneville TownshipMedfordMiloLake View PlantationBrownvilleNewburghHampdenOrringtonHoldenBrewerEddingtonCliftonCarmelHermonBangorVeazieBradleyOronoGlenburnKenduskeagLevantOld TownMilfordGreenfield TownshipSummit TownshipGrand Falls TownshipCorinthCharlestonHudsonBradfordAltonArgyle TownshipGreenbushLagrangeEdinburgPassadumkeagHowlandMaxfieldEnfieldSeboeis PlantationTownship 2 R8 NWPMattamiscontis TownshipChesterLowellLincolnBurlingtonTwombly Ridge Township (3 R1 N)LeeSpringfieldLakevilleCarroll PlantationWhitney Township (aka Pukakon) (5 R1 NBPP)Kossuth TownshipTopsfield
Modern town borders of Bucksport in Hancock County, Maine.

Originally this area was known as Township No. 1 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T1 EPR LS) or Township No. 1 West of Union River.[1] Buckstown existed as a plantation before it was incorporated as the town of Buckstown in 1792.[2] The name was changed to Bucksport in 1817.[3]

Bucksport land was set off to Orrington (now Penobscot County) in 1816; to Brewer (now Penobscot County) in 1841, again to Orrington in 1850, and to Dedham in 1909. Moreover, Verona Island was once part of Bucksport.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 15 September 2013).
  2. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  3. Legal History of Buckstown Plantation, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 15 September 2013).

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.:  ?