Dead River is a former plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Northwest Somerset townships of Somerset County, Maine. Dead River Plantation was organized from Township 3 R3 WKR in 1865, 1873 (petition), 1874 (petition), and 1895 (confirmed). The plantation organization was surrendered in 1951, and since then it has been an unorganized territory. 
- ↑ 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), 73 (digital p. 82). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
- ↑ Dead River Township, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 June 2013).