Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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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

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Local Histories

Maps

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Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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