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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Resources

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