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Hancock County
The county seat is Ellsworth.
It was incorporated in 1789 and contains 1,522 sq miles. Hancock County was named for John Hancock,
the first governor of Massachusetts who was most famous for his signature being the largest on the Declaration of Independence.

Founded: 1790
Largest city: Ellsworth


Cities and Towns
* Amherst * Aurora * Bar Harbor (town) * Blue Hill * Brooklin
* Brooksville * Bucksport * Castine * Cranberry Isles * Dedham
* Deer Isle * Eastbrook * Ellsworth * Franklin * Frenchboro
* Gouldsboro * Great Pond * Hancock * Lamoine
* Mariaville * Mount Desert * Orland * Osborn
* Otis * Penobscot * Sedgwick * Sorrento * Southwest Harbor
* Stonington * Sullivan * Surry * Swans Island
* Tremont * Trenton * Verona * Waltham * Winter Harbor



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Updates

2017
March:
News-Deaths: Lucille Pulitzer,transcribed by GT Team Robin Line
Biographies: Joseph Perkins
History- Weather records that were maintained by Dr. Stevens 1832-1871

January:
News-Miscellaneous: Robbins Family submitted by Robin Line





ADJACENT COUNTIES:
* Penobscot County, Maine - north
* Washington County, Maine - northeast
* Waldo County, Maine - west



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