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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''York County''' [[Image:Me-york.png|right|300px|Me-york.png]] == County Courthouse == [http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ York County Courthouse]; <br>45 Kennebank Road; <br>Alfred, ME 04002<br>Phone: 207.324.1571 <br> Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.<br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records. <br>Register of Probate has death and probate records from 1637. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1636. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), York County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> == History == *History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (1880) By W. Woodford Clayton. &nbsp;[http://archive.org/details/historyofyorkcou00clay ebook at Internet Archive] ==== Parent County ==== Created 25 Jun 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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> ==== Boundary Changes ==== *Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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> === Record Loss ===
 
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<div style="float: left; width: 147%">== Places / Localities == === Populated Places === [[Image:{{MEYorkCoTownsMap}}]] ===== Cities ===== {| width="40%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Biddeford | valign="top" | *Saco |} ===== Towns ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *[[Acton, Maine|Acton]] *Alfred *Arundel *Berwick *Buxton *Cornish *Dayton *Eliot *Hollis | valign="top" | *Kennebunk *Kennebunkport *Kittery *Lebanon *Limerick *Limington *Lyman *Newfield *North Berwick | valign="top" | *Ogunquit *Old Orchard Beach *Parsonsfield *Sanford *Shapleigh *South Berwick *Waterboro *Wells *York |} ===== Communities ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Berwick *Cape Neddick *Kennebunk *Kennebunkport *Kittery | valign="top" | *Kittery Point *Lake Arrowhead *North Berwick *Sanford *South Eliot | valign="top" | *South Sanford *Springvale *West Kennebunk *York Harbor |} ===== Villages ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Bald Head | valign="top" | *Cape Porpoise | valign="top" | *York Cliffs |} === Neighboring Counties === [[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]] | [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] | '''New Hampshire''' counties: [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]] | [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]] | [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]] == Resources == ==== Cemeteries ==== ==== Census ==== *1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport ==== Church ==== ==== Court ==== ==== Gazetteers ==== ==== Land ==== ==== Local Histories ==== ==== Maps ==== ==== Military ==== ==== Newspapers ==== [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&amp;st=64&amp;ci=23471 Portsmouth,NH newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.<br> ==== Probate ==== ==== Taxation ==== ==== Vital Records ==== == Societies and Libraries == ==== Family History Centers<br> ==== *[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] == Web Sites == *[http://www.raynorshyn.com/megenweb/york/ The York County MEGenWeb Project,] an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]. *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County *[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County (backup site) *{{FHL|Maine%2C+York|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for York County == References == <references></references> {{Maine | Maine}} {{Maine-stub}} [[Category:York_County,_Maine]] </div>
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== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ York County Courthouse]; <br>45 Kennebank Road; <br>Alfred, ME 04002<br>Phone: 207.324.1571 <br>  
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Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.<br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records. <br>Register of Probate has death and probate records from 1637. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1636. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), York County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History ==
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*History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (1880) By W. Woodford Clayton. &nbsp;[http://archive.org/details/historyofyorkcou00clay ebook at Internet Archive]
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==== Parent County ====
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Created 25 Jun 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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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==== Boundary Changes ====
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*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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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=== Record Loss ===
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== Places / Localities ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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[[Image:{{MEYorkCoTownsMap}}]]  
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===== Cities =====
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*Biddeford
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*Saco
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===== Towns =====
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*[[Acton, Maine|Acton]]  
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*Alfred  
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*Arundel  
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*Berwick  
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*Buxton  
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*Cornish  
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*Dayton  
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*Eliot  
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*Hollis
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*Kennebunk  
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*Kennebunkport  
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*Kittery  
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*Lebanon  
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*Limerick  
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*Limington  
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*Lyman  
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*Newfield  
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*North Berwick
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*Ogunquit  
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*Old Orchard Beach  
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*Parsonsfield  
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*Sanford  
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*Shapleigh  
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*South Berwick  
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*Waterboro  
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*Wells  
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*York
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===== Communities =====
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*Berwick  
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*Cape Neddick  
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*Kennebunk  
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*Kennebunkport  
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*Kittery
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*Kittery Point  
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*Lake Arrowhead  
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*North Berwick  
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*Sanford  
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*South Eliot
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*South Sanford  
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*Springvale  
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*West Kennebunk  
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*York Harbor
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*Bald Head
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*Cape Porpoise
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*York Cliffs
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
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[[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]] | [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] | '''New Hampshire''' counties: [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]] | [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]] | [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]  
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Census ====
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*1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport
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==== Church ====
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==== Court ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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==== Maps ====
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==== Military ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=64&ci=23471 Portsmouth,NH newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.<br>  
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==== Probate ====
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites ==
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*[http://www.raynorshyn.com/megenweb/york/ The York County MEGenWeb Project,] an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County (backup site)  
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*{{FHL|Maine%2C+York|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for York County
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== References ==
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<references />  
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{{Maine | Maine}} {{Maine-stub}}  
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[[Category:York_County,_Maine]]
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Revision as of 21:58, 18 December 2012

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== County Courthouse == York County Courthouse;
45 Kennebank Road;
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207.324.1571
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Clerk Court has divorce and court records.
Register of Probate has death and probate records from 1637.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1636. [1] == History == *History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (1880) By W. Woodford Clayton.  ebook at Internet Archive ==== Parent County ==== Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County. [1] ==== Boundary Changes ==== *Part taken off for Aroostook County 16 March 1839. [1] === Record Loss ===
== Places / Localities == === Populated Places === [[Image:
MaineNew HampshireYork CountyOxford CountyCumberland CountyRockingham CountyStrafford CountyCarroll CountyParsonsfieldCornishLimingtonNewfieldLimerickActonShapleighWaterboroHollisBuxtonLebanonSanfordAlfredLymanDaytonSacoOld Orchard BeachBiddefordArundelKennebunkportKennebunkWellsOgunquitYorkIsles of Shoals (part of Kittery and Rye)KitteryEliotSouth BerwickNorth BerwickBerwickBrownfieldPorterHiramBaldwinSebagoRaymondFrye IslandStandishGorhamWindhamGrayNorth YarmouthCumberlandFalmouthWestbrookPortlandSouth PortlandScarboroughCape ElizabethFremontBrentwoodExeterNorth HamptonRyeNew CastlePortsmouthGreenlandNewingtonStrathamNewfieldsNewmarketEppingRaymondNottinghamNorthwoodLeeDurhamMadburyDoverRollinsfordSomersworthBarringtonStraffordRochesterFarmingtonMiltonMiddletonNew DurhamBrookfieldWakefieldWolfeboroOssipeeEffinghamFreedomEatonMadison
Modern town borders in York County, Maine.
]] ===== Cities ===== {| width="40%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Biddeford | valign="top" | *Saco |} ===== Towns ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Acton *Alfred *Arundel *Berwick *Buxton *Cornish *Dayton *Eliot *Hollis | valign="top" | *Kennebunk *Kennebunkport *Kittery *Lebanon *Limerick *Limington *Lyman *Newfield *North Berwick | valign="top" | *Ogunquit *Old Orchard Beach *Parsonsfield *Sanford *Shapleigh *South Berwick *Waterboro *Wells *York |} ===== Communities ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Berwick *Cape Neddick *Kennebunk *Kennebunkport *Kittery | valign="top" | *Kittery Point *Lake Arrowhead *North Berwick *Sanford *South Eliot | valign="top" | *South Sanford *Springvale *West Kennebunk *York Harbor |} ===== Villages ===== {| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" |- | valign="top" | *Bald Head | valign="top" | *Cape Porpoise | valign="top" | *York Cliffs |} === Neighboring Counties === Cumberland | Oxford | New Hampshire counties: Carroll | Rockingham | Strafford == Resources == ==== Cemeteries ==== ==== Census ==== *1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport ==== Church ==== ==== Court ==== ==== Gazetteers ==== ==== Land ==== ==== Local Histories ==== ==== Maps ==== ==== Military ==== ==== Newspapers ==== Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Portsmouth,NH newspapers from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.
==== Probate ==== ==== Taxation ==== ==== Vital Records ==== == Societies and Libraries == ==== Family History Centers
==== *Introduction to LDS Family History Centers == Web Sites == *The York County MEGenWeb Project, an member of The MEGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project. *The USGenWeb Archives Project for York County *The USGenWeb Archives Project for York County (backup site) *FamilySearch.org Family History Library catalog for York County == References ==
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), York County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.