Lincoln County, Maine Genealogy

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County Courthouse

62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

History

  • Named for English city, Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England

Parent County

Created 19 June 1760 from York county

Boundary Changes

  • 7 counties were created over the years:
    • Hancock 25 June 1789
    • Washington 25 June 1789
    • Kennebec 20 February 1799
    • Waldo 7 February 1827
    • Androscoggin 18 March 1854
    • Sagadahoc 4 April 1854
    • Lincoln 1 April 1860

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Rockland
  • Towns: Alna . Boothbay Harbor . Boothbay . Bremen . Bristol . Damariscotta . Dresden . Edgecomb . Jefferson . Newcastle . Nobleboro . Somerville . South Bristol . Southport . Waldoboro . Westport . Whitefield . Wiscasset
  • Plantation: Monhegan
  • Gore: Hibberts Gore
  • Communities: Boothbay Harbor . Damariscotta-Newcastle . Waldoboro . Wiscasset
  • Villages: Bayville . New Harbor

Neighboring Counties

Kennebec | Waldo

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