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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Maine/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Maine/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~megenweb/ The Maine GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb| USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~megenweb/ The Maine GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
*[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/ Maine Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.
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*[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/ Maine Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.  
*[http://www.mainehistory.org/ Maine Historical Society] provides information on the Society's holdings and events, and offers members-only access to online databases.
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*[http://www.mainehistory.org/ Maine Historical Society] provides information on the Society's holdings and events, and offers members-only access to online databases.
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*[http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/research/geneal.html Maine State Archives] provides many genealogical resources.
  
 
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Revision as of 04:37, 2 May 2010

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  • 10 June 2008 -- The FamilySearch Record Search pilot added records from the 1850 U.S. Census for the state of Maine. This collection can be searched for free.
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*Maine was formed by glaciers in the Ice Age. The state covers 33,387 square miles which ranks it 39th in size among all states. Understanding the lay of the land can help you find records for your ancestors. The Maine Maps article provides more information about the state.
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Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. The United States Military Records article provides more information about the federal records.


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Extinct or Renamed Counties:

Cornwall | East | New Somerset | West | Yorkshire


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