Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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showing location of Hancock County.

County Courthouse

50 State Street, Suite 7
Ellsworth, Maine 04605

History

Parent County

Created 25 June 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • Two partitions:
    • Penobscot County 15 February 1816. [1]
    • Waldo County 7 February 1827. [1]

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
  • Franklin
  • 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

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content