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Located in western Somerset County, approximately 14 miles northwest of Skowhegan, Anson is a heavily-forested, rural community, approximately 45 miles in area. In addition to scattered small commercial employers and forest operations, Anson contains two small commercial villages, Anson Village and North Anson. Both are located adjacent to the Kennebec River and on U.S. 201A, the principal road through the town. Anson has close business and governmental ties to Madison, situated just across the river to the east.
Anson, Maine - Community Profile