Addison, Washington County, Maine Genealogy

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United States

Town Clerk

Town of Addison Town Clerk
334 Water St.
Addison, ME 04606
Phone: (207)483-4678
Addison Website

Brief History

The town of Addison was given permission to incorporate by the General Court of Massachusetts on February 14, 1797. The settlers chose the name in honor of the British writer Joseph Addison. Shipbuilding and quarrying were the major industries. There were 83 vessels built between 1800 and 1900 and four major granite quarries in operation.

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

Some record loss due to the Great Addison Point village fire in 1938. [1]

Probate Records

City Directories




Land Records

Town Records


Libraries and Historical Societies


  1. Wikipedia; Addison, Maine. Accessed 6/24/2016

Adjacent towns: Washington Co.: Beals | Columbia | Columbia Falls | Harrington | Jonesboro | Jonesport | the Atlantic Ocean