Acton, Maine 04001
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Acton is a town in York County, incorporated on March 6, 1830; it ceded land to Shapleigh in 1831. It was part of a much larger tract of land in purchased in 1661 by Francis Small from Chief Sunday of the Newichawannock Tribe.Settled in 1776, the town’s first mill, a grist mill, was built on the Salmon Falls River in 1779 by Joseph Parsons. Silver was discovered in 1877, followed by a decade of mining and prospecting, after which the mines were abandoned. Acton’s western border is with New Hampshire and is defined by the Salmon Falls River. The town has substantial frontage on several lakes: Mousam, Wilson, Great East, and Square Pond. The town lies northwest of Sanford on Rte. 109, which continues into New Hampshire.
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Acton, ME Population: 2010: 2,151
Acton, ME Local Information
Acton Police Dispatch: 911
Acton Fire Department: 207-608-5350
Town Hall Telephone: 207-636-3131
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