Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy

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United States
Cumberland County

Town Clerk

Town of Scarborough Town Clerk
Scarborough Municipal Building
259 U.S. Route One
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone (207)730-4021

Brief History

Additional data on Scarborough, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

Probate Records

City Directories




Land Records

Documents related to the ownership of real estate are recorded at the Registry of Deeds. Scarborough land records are included with Cumberland County and are available online for searching, viewing, and download at LandRecords.Com.

Town Records

Town of Scarborough Annual Reports

Town Reports can be a marvelous resource to learn about various individuals within the town. Sections of the Town Annual Reports typically include bills paid for building roads and bridges, expenses for the poor, and the superintendent of schools report, which includes names of teachers, where they taught, and occasionally the names of students. Reports have been scanned, OCRed, and are available at. Digital Maine - Scarborough Books. Annual Reports available at Digital Maine include various years from 1854 to 1893.

Scarborough Tax Valuation Ledgers

Tax Valuation ledgers provide information regarding property owners (property tax) and voters (poll tax).

1841 Tax Valuation Ledger - Digital Maine.

1875 Tax Valuation Ledger - Digital Maine


The Scarborough Public Library has a limited online collection of Scarborough newspapers.

Libraries and Historical Societies

Scarborough Historical Society and Museum

Scarborough Public Library