Danville, Maine

Danville, Me. Cumberland co. This town, formerly called Pejepscot, was set off from the westerly part of North Yarmouth, in 1802 . Population, 1837, 1,282. It lies 32 miles S.W. from Augusta, and 29 N. from Portland. Farming is the principal business of the inhabitants; they raised, in 1827, 1,218 bushels of wheat. John Hayward, The New England Gazetteer, 1839.