Salem, Maine

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Salem is an extinct town, now a township in the East Central Franklin townships. In 1823 it was organized as a town from Freeman, Mount Abram, and Phillips going by the name of North Salem; but the name was changed to simply Salem in 1834. Salem surrendered its town organization in 1945.[1] [2]


  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 154. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. Salem Township, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 31 May 2013).