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

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

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Church

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