Brownville, Maine

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United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Piscataquis Gotoarrow.png Brownville

Brief History

Brownville was first settled in 1795 and for a time it was known as Number 5 R8 Plantation. Residents paid state taxes as a plantation from 1821 to 1823. They were incorporated as a town in 1824.[1]

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  1. 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 FamilySearch Catalog.

Adjacent towns: Piscataquis Co.: Blanchard | Guilford | Monson | Parkman | Willimantic | Kingsbury Plantation