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Somerset County, ME

Somerset County, Maine, 1857
SOMERSET COUNTY, situated on the northwest boundary of Maine, and traversed by Kennebec river, with Moosehead or Umbagog lake on the east. Area, 3,600 square miles. Face of the country, hilly and mountainous. Seat of justice, Norridgewock. Pop. in 1810, 12,910; in 1820, 21,787; in 1830, 33,787; in 1840, 33,912; in 1850, 35,581. (Fanning's, 1853)


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