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Penobscot County, Maine

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1816 from part of Hancock County

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Piscataquis County in 1838, and to Aroostook County in 1839 and 1843

County Seat

Bangor, since 1816


Bangor, Brewer, Old Town


Alton, Bradford, Bradley, Burlington, Carmel, Charleston, Chester, Clifton, Corinna, Corinth, Dexter, Dixmont, East Millinocket, Eddington, Edinburg, Enfield, Etna, Exeter, Garland, Glenburn, Greenbush, Hampden, Hermon, Holden, Howland, Hudson, Kenduskeag, Lagrange, Lakeville, Lee, Levant, Lincoln, Lowell, Mattawamkeag, Maxfield, Medway, Milford, Millinocket, Mount Chase, Newburgh, Newport, Orono, Orrington, Passadumkeag, Patten, Plymouth, Springfield, Stacyville, Stetson, Veazie, Winn, Woodville


Carroll Plantation, Drew Plantation, Seboeis Plantation, Webster Plantation


Argyle Township, Grand Falls Township, Greenfield Township, Grindstone Township, Herseytown Township, Kingman Township, Mattamiscontis Township, Prentiss Township, Summit Township

Adjacent Counties

Aroostook County, Hancock County, Piscataquis County, Somerset County, Waldo County, Washington County


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

Find A Grave: Penobscot County

Land Records

Penobscot County Registry of Deeds

Naturalization Records

Maine, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990

Maine, United States Naturalization Records, 1918-1991


Maine Historical Maps: Penobscot County

Message Boards Message Board: Penobscot County


Historic American Newspapers Directory: Penobscot County

Probate Records

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search

General Resources

Penobscot County Genealogical Society

Penobscot County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Penobscot County

Linkpendium: Penobscot County

FamilySearch Catalog: Penobscot, Maine


______, Atlas of Penobscot county, Maine: from recent and actual surveys & records: under the superintendence of W.A. Sherman (New York, N. Y.: Comstock & Cline, 1875)

______, History of Penobscot County, Maine; with illustrations and biographical sketches (Cleveland, Williams, Chase & Co., 1882)

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