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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

2016:
January:
News/Accidents: Reuben Moore's daughter, Capt. John Johnson, Benjamin Richardson; Parody, McGiver, Woodworth, McDonald and Ross
News/Crimes: Deborah Gilbert
News/Deaths: Hon. H.D. Coombs; Leslie Payne
News/Miscellaneous: The mysterious laundry in the town of Penobscot!!

March
History: Notes on settlers of Brooksville
Military: Civil War Soldiers of Islesboro

May:
Census: First Settlers of Deer Isle
History: Vessels and Men lost at Sea from Deer Isle Maine

July:
Cities/Towns: First Settlers of Ellsworth Maine

Previous Updates

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



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