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Maine Resource Guide: Waldo County, Maine

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Incorporated

1827 from parts of Hancock County, Lincoln County, and Kennebec County


Boundary Changes

The town of Vinalhaven was annexed from Hancock County in 1838; a few estates were annexed from Lincoln County in 1836 and 1854

The towns of Appleton, Camden, Hope, North Haven, and Vinalhaven were set off to Knox County in 1860.

A full account of boundary changes may be found here


Shire Town

Belfast, since 1827


Cities

Belfast


Towns

Belmont, Brooks, Burnham, Frankfort, Freedom, Islesboro, Jackson, Knox, Liberty, Lincolnville, Monroe, Montville, Morrill, Northport, Palermo, Prospect, Searsmont, Searsport, Stockton Springs, Swanville, Thorndike, Troy, Unity, Waldo, Winterport


Adjacent Counties

Hancock County, Kennebec County, Knox County, Lincoln County, Penobscot County


Cemeteries

The Tombstone Transcription Project: Waldo County, Maine

Interment.net: Cemeteries of Waldo County, Maine

Find A Grave: Waldo County


Land Records

Waldo County Registry of Deeds

Maine Real Property Official Records Search


Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990


Maps

Map of Waldo County, 1859

Map of Waldo County, Maine (1885)

Map of Waldo County, Maine (1894)


Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Waldo County

Ancestry.com Message Board: Waldo County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Waldo County


Newspapers

Historic American Newspapers Directory: Waldo County


Probate Records

Waldo County Registry of Probate

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search


General Resources

Official Website: Waldo County

MEGenWeb Archives: Waldo County

Linkpendium: Waldo County

FamilySearch Catalog: Waldo, Maine


Bibliography

______, Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties, Maine (PDF) (Boston, Mass.: Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1897)

Dakin, M., Monterey, or, The mountain city: Containing a description of the boundaries, situation, mountains, lakes, rivers ... of the southern part of the county of Waldo, Maine (Boston, Mass.: Mead's Press, 1847)

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