Greenfield, Maine

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Greenfield is an extinct plantation and town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the East Central Penobscot townships in Penobscot County, Maine. Greenfield was first settled in 1812.[1] The plantation was organized from Township 38 North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T 38 NBPP).[2] The town was created from Greenfield Plantation in 1834.[3] The town's incorporation was repealed in 1993, and since then it has been unorganized territory.[4]


  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  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), 78 (digital p. 87). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  3. Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine, 153 (digital p. 162).
  4. Leclerc, 153.