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Belfast, Waldo County

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Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Waldo County in 1827)



Incorporated as a City

1850 (charter adopted 1852)

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form Searsport in 1845

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Belfast, Bryants Corner, City Point (formerly Russ's Point), Dog Island Corner, Hayford Corner, Head of the Tide (formerly North Belfast), Holmes Mill (Holmes Mills), Poors Mill (formerly Browns Mills), Shermans Corner, Simpsons Corner (Simpson's Corner, Simpson Corner), Waldo (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belmont, Morrill, Northport, Searsport, Swanville, Waldo


Maine Historical Maps: Belfast


Grove Cemetery, Belfast


Maine Obituaries: The Republican Journal

The Republican Journal — at Chronicling America

The Republican Journal — from Digital Archives of Belfast Free Library

Church Records

Belfast Church Records

Maine Vital Records, Pastorates of Rev. Giles Bailey, 1840-1875

Vital Records

Belfast Births, 1875-1900: A-E

Belfast Births, 1875-1900: F-K

Belfast Births, 1875-1900: L-R

Belfast Births, 1875-1900: S-Y

Belfast Marriages, 1875-1880

Belfast Marriages, 1774-1814

Belfast Marriages, 1814-1840

Belfast Marriages, 1881-1885

Belfast Marriages, 1886-1890

Belfast Marriages, 1891-1895

Belfast Marriages, 1896-1900

Accidental Deaths in Belfast, 1770-1900

Belfast Deaths, 1875-1880

Belfast Deaths, 1881-1885

Belfast Deaths, 1886-1890

Belfast Deaths, 1891-1895

Belfast Deaths, 1896-1900

Belfast Deaths, 1901-1913

Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Belfast

Voters in Belfast, 1800

Belfast Municipal Officers, 1773-1875

Belfast Municipal Officers, 1875 -1900

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Belfast

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Belfast, Waldo, Maine

Belfast Free Library Archival Collections

Official Website: City of Belfast

Maine Memory Network: Belfast


______, The Belfast & Camden Directory, 1890 (Plymouth: Avery & Doten, printers, 1890)

______, Early Histories of Belfast, Maine (Camden, Me.: Picton Press, 1989)

Bacon, George Fox, Rockland, Belfast and vicinity: its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1892)

Johnson, Alfred, ed., Vital Records of Belfast, Maine, to the Year 1892: Volume I: Births (Published under authority of the Maine Historical Society, 1917)

Johnson, Alfred, ed., Vital Records of Belfast, Maine, to the Year 1892: Volume II: Marriages and Deaths (Published under authority of the Maine Historical Society, 1919)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Belfast register, 1907 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell co., 1907)

White, William, A history of Belfast, with introductory remarks on Acadia (Belfast, Me.: E. Fellowes, 1827)

Williamson, Joseph, History of the city of Belfast in the state of Maine, vol. 1 (Portland, Me.: Loring, Short and Harmon, 1877)

Williamson, Joseph, and Alfred Johnson, History of the city of Belfast in the state of Maine, vol. 2 (Portland, Me.: Loring, Short and Harmon, 1913)

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