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Madrid, Franklin County, Maine Genealogy

Madrid is a former town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the West Central townships in Franklin County, Maine. Madrid was settled about 1807, and incorporated as a town in 1836. Maine's first gold strike was here in 1854. Madrid disincorporated in the year 2000.[1] [2]

Other names: Township No. 1, First Range West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T1 R1 WBKP).[3]

County. This part of Franklin County was set off from Cumberland to Oxford County in 1805; to Franklin County in 1838.[3]

Boundary Changes. In 1872 Madrid received an addition of territory from the Letter E Plantation (now Township E).[3]

Records. Madrid town and vital records prior 1910, are preserved in Madrid. A microfilm copy of Madrid town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 011553. Other types of records also exist for Madrid.


  1. Madrid, Maine in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 22 April 2013).
  2. Additional data on Madrid, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia at,_Maine accessed 4 March 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Madrid Township, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 22 April 2013).

Adjacent towns: Mount Abram Township | Phillips | Redington Township | Salem Township | Township 6 North of Weld | Township E