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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 25 June 1789 from [[Lincoln_County,_Maine|Lincoln ]]County  
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Created 25 June 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln ]]County  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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**Waldo 7 February 1827
 
**Waldo 7 February 1827
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
*'''City''': Ellsworth  
 
*'''City''': Ellsworth  
 
*'''Towns''': Amherst . Aurora . Bar Harbor . Blue Hill . Brooklin . Brooksville . Bucksport . Castine . Cranberry Isles . Dedham . Deer Isle . Eastbrook . Hancock . Frenchboro . Gouldsboro . Great Pond . Hancock . Lamoine . Mariaville . Mount Desert . Orland . Osborn . Otis . Penobscot . Sedgwick . Sorrento . Southwest Harbor . Stonington . Sullivan . Surry . Swan's Island . Tremont . Trenton . Verona Island . Waltham . Winter Harbor  
 
*'''Towns''': Amherst . Aurora . Bar Harbor . Blue Hill . Brooklin . Brooksville . Bucksport . Castine . Cranberry Isles . Dedham . Deer Isle . Eastbrook . Hancock . Frenchboro . Gouldsboro . Great Pond . Hancock . Lamoine . Mariaville . Mount Desert . Orland . Osborn . Otis . Penobscot . Sedgwick . Sorrento . Southwest Harbor . Stonington . Sullivan . Surry . Swan's Island . Tremont . Trenton . Verona Island . Waltham . Winter Harbor  
 
*'''Unorganized territories''': Central Hancock . East Hancock . Northwest Hancock  
 
*'''Unorganized territories''': Central Hancock . East Hancock . Northwest Hancock  
*'''Communities''': Bar Harbor . Bucksport
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*'''Communities''': Bar Harbor . Bucksport  
 
*'''Villages''': Bass Harbor . Islesford . Minturn . Northeast Harbor
 
*'''Villages''': Bass Harbor . Islesford . Minturn . Northeast Harbor
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Penobscot_County,_Maine|Penobscot ]]| [[Waldo_County,_Maine|Waldo ]]| [[Washington_County,_Maine|Washington]]  
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[[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot ]]| [[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo ]]| [[Washington County, Maine|Washington]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 16:06, 10 September 2008

United States > Maine > Hancock County
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County Courthouse

50 State Street, Suite 7
Ellsworth, Maine 04605

History

Parent County

Created 25 June 1789 from Lincoln County

Boundary Changes

  • Two partitions:
    • Penobscot 15 February 1816
    • Waldo 7 February 1827

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Ellsworth
  • Towns: Amherst . Aurora . Bar Harbor . Blue Hill . Brooklin . Brooksville . Bucksport . Castine . Cranberry Isles . Dedham . Deer Isle . Eastbrook . Hancock . Frenchboro . Gouldsboro . Great Pond . Hancock . Lamoine . Mariaville . Mount Desert . Orland . Osborn . Otis . Penobscot . Sedgwick . Sorrento . Southwest Harbor . Stonington . Sullivan . Surry . Swan's Island . Tremont . Trenton . Verona Island . Waltham . Winter Harbor
  • Unorganized territories: Central Hancock . East Hancock . Northwest Hancock
  • Communities: Bar Harbor . Bucksport
  • Villages: Bass Harbor . Islesford . Minturn . Northeast Harbor

Neighboring Counties

Penobscot | Waldo | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

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Maps

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