Lexington, Somerset County, Maine Genealogy

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Lexington is an extinct town and extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Central Somerset townships in Somerset County. The town of Lexington was organized from Township 2, First Range of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T2 R1 BKP WKR) in 1833. In 1885 Lexington surrendered its status as a town to become a plantation. The plantation status was surrendered in 1939, and since then it has remained an unorganized territory.[1] [2]

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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), 84 (digital p. 93). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Lexington Township, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 June 2013).