Place:Phippsburg, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

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NamePhippsburg
Alt namesPhipsburgsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS23013429
TypeTown
Coordinates43.817°N 69.8°W
Located inSagadahoc, Maine, United States
Also located inLincoln, Maine, United States     (1814 - 1854)
See alsoGeorgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine, United StatesPrior to 1814, Phippsburg was a part of Georgetown.
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, on the west side of the mouth of the Kennebec River. The population was 2,216 at the 2010 census. It is within the PortlandSouth PortlandBiddeford, Maine, metropolitan statistical area. A tourist destination, Phippsburg is home to Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, Fort Popham State Historic Site; it is also home to Fort Baldwin which overlooks Fort Popham, and Popham Beach State Park, as well as Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge. The town includes part of Winnegance. Other villages in Phippsburg include: Dromore, Ashdale, Parker Head, Small Point, West Point, Sebasco, Meadowbrook, Brightwater, Cox's Head, Popham and "the Center."

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Phippsburg has a historical society building (with museum and genealogical and town history resources) as well as a local library with reference materials.


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