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|Hancock County, Maine|
Location in the state of Maine
|Founded||June 25, 1789|
|Address|| Hancock County Courthouse|
50 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Hancock County Website
Town clerks have birth, marriage and death records. Clerk of the Superior Court has divorce and court records. Probate office has probate records. Register of Deeds has land records. County Clerk has marriage records 1789-1891. 
Places / Localities
Unorganized territories. For further details see Maine townships.
- Central Hancock: Fletchers Landing
- Eagle Island
- East Hancock:
- Township 3 North Division and Strip North
- Township 4 North Division and Strip North (a.k.a. Oqiton Township)
- Township 7 South Division
- Township 9 South Division
- Township 10 South Division
- Township 16 Middle Division
- Township 22 Middle Division
- Township 28 Middle Division
- Township 34 Middle Division
- Township 35 Middle Division
- Township 39 Middle Division
- Township 40 Middle Division
- Township 41 Middle Division
- Northwest Hancock: Township 32 Middle Division
Communities • Bar Harbor • Bucksport
Villages • Bass Harbor • Islesford • Minturn • Northeast Harbor
Land and Property
Libraries, Archives, Museums
"Inspiring New Learning About the Wabanaki Nations with Every Visit"
26 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring
Acadia National Park
Family history Centers
Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage
- The Hancock County MEGenWeb Project, an member of The MEGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Hancock County
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Hancock County (backup site)
- FamilySearch.org Family History Library catalog for Hancock County
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, 181, and 304. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ Before an extinct town was discontinued, it created official town records of interest to genealogists. For preservation these records were usually turned over to a nearby functioning town in the same county.
- ↑ Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 99. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
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