Place:New Sharon, Franklin, Maine, United States


NameNew Sharon
Alt namesTyngstownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS23012153
Unitysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS23012153
Coordinates44.633°N 70°W
Located inFranklin, Maine, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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New Sharon is a town in Franklin County, Maine, incorporated in 1794. The population was 1,458 at the 2020 census. The town is roughly bisected by the Sandy River, a tributary of the Kennebec River.

Fred H. Hale, Sr., who was recognized as the world's oldest living man from March 5, 2004 to November 19, 2004, was born in the town on December 1, 1890.

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