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1760 from part of York County

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form Kennebec County in 1799, Oxford County in 1805, and Androscoggin County in 1854

Otisfield was set off to Oxford County in 1978

Shire Town

Portland (formerly Falmouth), since 1760


Portland, South Portland, Westbrook


Baldwin, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Harpswell, Harrison, Long Island, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Raymond, Scarborough, Sebago, Standish, Windham, Yarmouth

Adjacent Counties

Androscoggin County, Oxford County, Sagadahoc County, York County


Map of Cumberland County, 1771

Map of Cumberland County, 1857

Map of Cumberland County, 1880

Map of Cumberland County, 1885

Cumberland County, Maine (1894)


The Tombstone Transcription Project: Cumberland County, Maine Cemeteries of Cumberland County, Maine

Find A Grave: Cumberland County

Court Records

Fornication Charges in Cumberland County, 1759-1792

Land Records

Cumberland County Registry of Deeds

Maine Real Property Official Records Search

Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Cumberland County Message Board: Cumberland County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Cumberland County

Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990

Maine, United States Naturalization Records, 1918-1991


Historic American Newspapers Directory: Cumberland County

Probate Records

Cumberland County Probate Court

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Cumberland County

Linkpendium: Cumberland County

Cumberland County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Cumberland County


______, Biographical review: this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, Maine (Boston, Mass.: Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1896)

Beers, Frederick W., Atlas of Cumberland Co., Maine (New York, N.Y.: F.W. Beers, 1871)

Clayton, W. W., History of Cumberland Co., Maine: with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia, Pa.: Everts & Peck, 1880)

Frost, John Eldridge , comp., Maine Probate Abstracts (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, 1991)

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