Union Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Union, ME
Union is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States.
Union was part of a tract of land called the Muscongus Patent, a grant made March 2, 1629 by the Plymouth Council to John Beauchamp and Thomas Leverett. About 1720, it was purchased by General Samuel Waldo of Boston and thereafter called the Waldo Patent. The town was settled on July 19, 1774 and named Taylor Town after the original purchaser and settler, Dr. John Taylor from Lunenburg, Massachusetts. On May 3, 1786, it was organized as the Plantation of Sterlingtown, and on October 20, 1786 the town was incorporated and named Union.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 34.5 square miles. 32.1 square miles is land and 2.4 square miles (6.88%) is water. Union is drained by the Medomak River, Saint George River, Pettengill Stream, Fuller Brook, Hope Brook, Little Medomak Brook and the Back River.
As of the 2000 census, there were 2,209 people, 863 households, and 632 families residing in the town. The population density was 68.8 people per square mile. There were 1,052 housing units at an average density of 32.8 per square mile.
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