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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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BIOGRAPHIES

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BIRTHS

MARRIAGE/DIVORCE

CEMETERIES

MISCELLANEOUS

CENSUS

MILITARY

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CITIES/TOWNS

OBITUARIES

COURT

PHOTOS

DEATHS

SCHOOL

FAMILIES

TAX LISTS

Updates

2018
May 2018
News-Accidents & Tragedies: Brad Hart and John Merchant
News-Miscellaneous: Miss M..J. Alley
News-Visiting and Gossip: Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Graham and Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Graham; Dr. and Mrs. C.E. Morrison

March:
Military-Korean War Casualties

January
News-Accidents, Fires & Tragedies
Mr. Rufus Grays house burns
Eaton boy dies after school fight
News-Miscellaneous-
Frank Lynam
Mrs. Parker Spofford's cello
History
House in North Castine built by Capt. Thatcher Avery and/or John Perkins, Esq. known as Avery's Inn





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



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