Ashland Village in Winter
Ashland Village in Winter

Ashland is a “two township” town in Aroostook County, incorporated on February 18, 1862, from the township of T11 R5 WELS. In 1869 its name changed to Dalton, then back to Ashland in 1876. Sheridan plantation was organized on May 21, 1878, from T12 R5 WELS, then annexed by Ashland in 1901 to form its present boundaries. — Maine, an Encylopedia.

GPS Coordinates

46°37′40″N 68°23′23″


Ashland, Aroostook County, Maine

Census Locations

1850 Census

No. 11 Range 5
No. 12 Range 5

1860 Census

Ashland (No. 11, R. 5)
Twp 12, Range 5

1870 Census

Township 12, Range 5

1880 Census

The Town of Ashland & The Village of Ashland
The Plantation of Sheridan

Grid Location

T11 R5 WELS, T12 R5 WELS

Associated Place Names

Frenchville, Sheridan, and Skerry