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Several guides to place names of Maine have been published. These include:

  • Attwood, Stanley Bearce. The Length and Breadth of Maine. Orono, Me.: University of Maine, 1977. FHL Book 974.1 E5a. This comprehensive volume lists and describes towns and cemeteries. It includes names of townships and their present-day counterparts. Also includes maps and illustrations.
  • United States Office of Geographic Research. Maine Geographic Names: Alphabetical Finding List. Reston, Va.: U.S. Geological Survey, 1985. FHL Book 974.1 E5u. This source lists alphabetically the geographic names of towns, ponds, rivers, streams, islands, cemeteries, bays, and so forth, with reference to the counties where each is located. The location is also shown on topographical maps.
  • Historical Records Survey (Maine). Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine. FHL Book 974.1 E5h; Film 09742. This handbook of incorporation, dissolutions, and boundary changes describes the location of each town. It is arranged alphabetically by town.

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