Knox County, Maine

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Created 1 April 1860 from [[Lincoln_County,_Maine|Lincoln]] and [[Waldo_County,_Maine|Waldo]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 18:09, 20 December 2008

United States > Maine > Knox County
showing locaiton of Knox County

Contents

County Courthouse

62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

History

  • Named for American Revolutionary war general and Secretary of War, Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806.

Parent County

Created 1 April 1860 from Lincoln and Waldo counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City
  • Rockland
Towns
  • Appleton
  • Camden
  • Cushing
  • Friendship
  • Hope
  • Isle au Haut
  • North Haven
  • Owls Head
  • Rockport
  • Saint George
  • South Thomaston
  • Thomaston
  • Union
  • Vinalhaven
  • Warren
  • Washington
Plantation
  • Matinicus Isle
Unorganized territory
  • Criehaven
Communities
  • Camden
  • Thomaston
Villages
  • Hibberts Corner
  • Port Clyde

Neighboring Counties

Lincoln | Waldo

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].