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Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Androscoggin 1854 Mar 18 Details Cumberland, Oxford, Kennebec, Lincoln none
Aroostook 1839 Mar 16 Details Washington, Penobscot, Somerset, Piscataquis (1844) none
Cumberland 1760 Mar 28 Details York Androscoggin 1854, Franklin 1838, Oxford 1805
East 1640 0 16 Details Colonial Lands dissolved by 1783
Franklin 1838 Mar 20 Details Cumberland Kennebec, Oxford, Somerset none
Hancock 1789 Jun 25 Details Lincoln Penobscot 1816, Waldo 1827
Kennebec 1799 Feb 29 Details Lincoln Franklin 1838, Androscoggin 1854, Somerset 1809, Waldo 1827
Knox 1860 Mar 09 Details Lincoln, Waldo none
Lincoln 1760 Jun 19 Details York Hancock 1789, Kennebec 1799, Sagadohoc 1854, Washingotn 1789, Waldo 1827, Androscoggin 1854, Knox 1860
New Somerset 1640 0 16 Details Colonial Lands Dissolved by 1783
Oxford 1805 Mar 04 Details York, Cumberland Androscoggin 1854, Franklin 1838
Penobscot 1816 Feb 15 Details Hancock Aroostock 1839, Piscataquis 1838
Piscataquis 1838 Mar 23 Details Penobscot, Somerset Aroostock 1844
Sagadahoc 1854 Apr 04 Details Lincoln none
Somerset 1809 ar 1 Details Kennebec Piscataquis 1838, Aroostock 1844, Franklin 1838
Waldo 1827 Feb 07 Details Hancock, Waldo, Lincoln Knox 1860
Washington 1789 Jun 25 Details Lincoln Aroostock 1839
West 1640 0 16 Details Colonial Lands Dissolved by 1783
York 1652 Nov 20 Details renamed from Yorkshire Cumberland 1760, Lincoln 1760, Oxford 1805
Yorkshire 1639 9 16 Details Colonial Lands renamed York 1652

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