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Maine Resource Guide: Albany Township, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)


1802 as Oxford Plantation


1803 as the town of Albany; organization surrendered in 1937

Previous Designations

Township Number Five; Orange Township; Orangetown

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to Waterford in 1811

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Hunts Corner (Hunt's Corner), Lynchville, North Albany (former post office), South Albany (former post office), Town House

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Greenwood, Mason Township, Norway, Stoneham, Waterford


Maine Historical Maps: Albany Township


York Cemetery, Albany Township

Military Records

Capt. William Wheeler's Company, War of 1812 (raised in Rumford, Bethel, Newry, Andover, Peru, Dixfield, Albany, Waterford, and Norway)

Albany Civil War Soldiers

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Albany, Oxford, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Albany

Albany Township, Maine


Labbie, Edith, "Winds of Changes are Blowing in Albany, Maine," Lewiston Evening Journal Magazine Section, 16 Aug. 1975

Mitchell, Harry Edward, and B. V. Davis, comp., 1906 Town Register: Greenwood, Albany, Waterford, and East Stoneham (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

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