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{{Maine-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > York County'' [[Image:Me-york.png|thumb|right|300px]]  
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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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{{MEDC}}
  
P.O. Box 399<br>Alfred, Maine 04002-9494
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = York County
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| state = Maine
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| founded year = 1789
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| founded date = June 25
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| seat = Alfred
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| building address = York County Courthouse<br>45 Kennebank Road; <br>Alfred, ME 04002<br>Phone: 207.324.1571<br>[http://www.yorkcountyme.gov/ '''York County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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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, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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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;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  ====
 
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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;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;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  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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{{MEYorkCoTownsMap}}
  
 
=== 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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*Biddeford
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*Saco
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*Acton  
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*[[Acton, Maine|Acton]]
 
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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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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== 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]]  
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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]]  
  
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==== Newspapers ====
  
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=64&ci=23471 Portsmouth,NH newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.<br>
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) 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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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== 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]].  
 
*[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.usgwarchives.org/me/york/meyork.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for York County (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/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
 
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+York|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for York County
  
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Revision as of 01:20, 4 April 2013

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Online Records


York County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting York County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maine
Location of Maine in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 25, 1789
County Seat Alfred
Courthouse
Address York County Courthouse
45 Kennebank Road;
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207.324.1571
York County Website

Contents

County Courthouse




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

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.


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.