Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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United States
Hancock County
Mount Desert

Town Clerk

Town of Mount Desert Town Clerk
21 Sea Street
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
Phone: (207) 276-5531
Mount Desert Website

Historical Data

Mount Desert was first organized as a plantation in 1776; incorporated as the Town of Mount Desert in 1789; land set off to Eden (now Bar Harbor) in 1796; land set off to the Cranberry Isles in 1830 and again in 1849; land set off to Seaville (now extinct) in 1838, but partially reannexed in 1849; land set off to form Mansel (now Tremont) in 1848.[1][2]

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  1. County boundary changes Lincoln County set off land to form Hancock County in 1789.
  2. Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 17 November 2013).