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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > York County'' [[Image:Me-york.png|thumb|right|300px|showing location of York County.]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''York County'''
  
== [http://www.yorkcountyme.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
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P.O. Box 399<br>Alfred, Maine 04002-9494
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== History  ==
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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><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]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln 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;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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*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;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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*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;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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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
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'''Cities''':
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'''Cities'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;▪ Biddeford&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;▪ Saco
  
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*Saco
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*Acton  
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*[[Acton, Maine|Acton]]
 
*Alfred  
 
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*Arundel  
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'''Villages'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;▪ Bald Head&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;▪ Cape Porpoise&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;▪ York Cliffs
  
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*Bald Head
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'''''Maine:&nbsp;''''' [[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]] | [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] | '''''New Hampshire:&nbsp;''''' [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]] | [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]] | [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]
*Cape Porpoise
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=== Resources  ===
*York Cliffs
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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==== Census ====
  
[[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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*1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport
 
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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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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=== 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.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.net/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183328&subject_disp=Maine%2C+York&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for York County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/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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Contents

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

[[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.

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Populated Places

Cities           ▪ Biddeford           ▪ Saco

Towns

  • Acton
  • Alfred
  • Arundel
  • Berwick
  • Buxton
  • Cornish
  • Dayton
  • Eliot
  • Hollis
  • Kennebunk
  • Kennebunkport
  • Kittery
  • Lebanon
  • Limerick
  • Limington
  • Lyman
  • Newfield
  • North Berwick
  • Ogunquit
  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Parsonsfield
  • Sanford
  • Shapleigh
  • South Berwick
  • Waterboro
  • Wells
  • York

Communities

  • Berwick
  • Cape Neddick
  • Kennebunk
  • Kennebunkport
  • Kittery
  • Kittery Point
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • North Berwick
  • Sanford
  • South Eliot
  • South Sanford
  • Springvale
  • West Kennebunk
  • York Harbor

Villages           ▪ Bald Head           ▪ Cape Porpoise           ▪ York Cliffs

Neighboring Counties

Maine:  Cumberland | Oxford | New Hampshire:  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

Web Sites

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.