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Settled in 1832 known as Golden Ridge Plantation and incorporated in 1862 as Sherman, named after John Sherman, abolitionist US Senator from Ohio. Land from Silver Ridge Plantation was annexed in 1870 and from Crystal Plantation in 1881.
Members of Maine School Administrative District (MSAD) 25/Regional School Unit (RSU) 89 with Katahdin Elementary School and Katahdin Middle/High School located at 800 Station Road, Stacyville, Maine 04777; 207-365-4218.
Nearest airport is Millinocket Municipal Airport 33 miles; nearest hospital is Millinocket Regional Hospital 33 miles.
Amish culture and families can be found in Sherman with nearly 20 families establishing farms. Businesses such as sawmills, building construction, leather goods, horse harnesses, metal shop and farm stands with fresh and canned goods area also a part of the community.
Caldwell Memorial was created in 1982 by locals who created a memorial near the public library for the six Caldwell brothers from Sherman who served during the Civil War, three of whom died during the war.
Sherman Olde Home Days is typically celebrated on Labor Day week

Relocating to Sherman

Population: 937 (2018)

Elevation: 607′

Area: 40.8 square miles

Median household income: $37,070 (2019)

Mil rate: 21.65%

School System: Katahdin Elementary School 805 Station Rd., Stacyville • 207-365-4285, Katahdin Middle/High School, 800 Station Rd., Stacyville • 207-365-4218

Government System: Board of Selectmen

Trash: Northern Katahdin Valley Waste, 146 Dyer Brook Rd, Dyer Brook • 207-757-8700 Hours: Tuesday 9am – 4pm, Wednesday 11am – 2pm, Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Water: Private wells

Sewer: Private septic systems

Crime Rate: Low

Sherman Town Office: 36 School St., Sherman, Maine 04776, town office open Monday through Friday 8 pm – 4 pm; 207-365-4260 • Email:

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