About Sangerville, Maine
Sangerville is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,270 at the 2000 census. The town was named after Colonel Calvin Sanger, a landowner. It is the birthplace of Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (1840?1916) and Sir Harry Oakes, 1st Baronet (December 23, 1874 ? July 7, 1943).Historical Insight==Geography== According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.7 square miles (103 km2), of which, 38.5 square miles (100 km2) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it (2.90%) is water.