One of the shire towns of Lincoln county. Topsham is pleasantly situated on the N. side of Androscoggin river opposite to Brunswick. This is a good farming town, and, in common with Brunswick, enjoys a great hydraulic power, and accommodations for ship building and navigation. It is a place of considerable trade, and much lumber is annually shipped.
Topsham was incorporated in 1764. Population, 1837, 1,778.