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Somerset county. Anson lies about 10 miles N.E. from Norridgewock, 112 W. from Portland, and 40 N.E. from Augusta. Incorporated, 1798. Population, 1837, 1,894. It lies at the junction of Seven Mile Brook with the Kennebec, on the western side of that river. Here are fine farms and good husbandmen. In 1837, 12,713 bushels of wheat were raised.