Maine AHGP Information
Lincoln County

 Wiseasset, p-t., port of entry and one of the capitals of Lincoln co., Me., 27 s. s. e. Augusta, 5S8 W. It has a fine harbor at the mouth of Sheepscot r., sufficient for vessels of the largest class, and is not often obstructed by ice. Its navigation is extensive, engaged in the foreign and coasting trade, and the fisheries. Ship building is a considerable business. It contains a court house, several churches, a number of stores, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, and many large and handsome dwellings. During the prosperous days of commerce it advanced greatly in wealth, but has not increased so rapidly since, though it is still flourishing. It is one of the most important seaports of the state. There are in the t. 5 commercial houses, cap. $103,600; 21 stores, cap. $27,800; 1 furnace, 2 tanneries, 1 pottery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $71,150. 8 sch. 983 scholars. Pop. 2,314. Read More about Maine other States, Counties and towns


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