Washington County, Maine Genealogy

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Contents

County Courthouse


Washington County Courthouse
 PO Box 297
Machias, ME 04654-0297
Phone: 207.255.3127
 
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and
burial records; Clerk Court has divorce and
court records from 1931, probate records from 1785,
land records from 1783 and naturalization records
from 1854; Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine
has divorce and court records before 1931[1]

History

Parent County

Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Calais
  • Eastport
Towns
  • Addison
  • Alexander
  • Baileyville
  • Beals
  • Beddington
  • Charlotte
  • Cherryfield
  • Columbia Falls
  • Columbia
  • Cooper
  • Crawford
  • Cutler
  • Danforth
  • Deblois
  • Dennysville
  • East Machias
  • Harrington
  • Jonesboro
  • Jonesport
  • Lubec
  • Machias
  • Machiasport
  • Marshfield
  • Meddybemps
  • Milbridge
  • Northfield
  • Pembroke
  • Perry
  • Princeton
  • Robbinston
  • Roque Bluffs
  • Steuben
  • Talmadge
  • Topsfield
  • Vanceboro
  • Waite
  • Wesley
  • Whiting
  • Whitneyville
Plantations
  • Baring
  • Codyville
  • Grand Lake Stream
Unorganized territories
  • East Central Washington
  • North Washington
Communities
  • Machias
  • Woodland
Village
  • Forest City

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Hancock | Penobscot | New Brunswick counties: Charlotte | York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Maine page 305, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.