Named after Governor John Hancock of Massachusetts. Incorporated in 1789, county area is 1,522 square miles. Acadia National Park, 10,000 acres, is located on Mt. Desert Island. There is one city, 36 towns and 15 unorganized territories. Ellsworth is the County Seat. -Maine Register-

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The Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Between Penobscot Bay and Mount Desert Island: beautiful coastal villages, a lively economy and a rich cultural life.
Hancock County
Official county web site features commissioners profiles, meetings, financial reports, sheriff's department, emergency information, and links to treasurer, district attorney, registry of deeds, and the airport.
Hancock County Maine - USGenWeb Project.
Past and present county links and information. Provides genealogical resources and vital records.
M.D.I. History and Genealogy
Genealogical resources for Mount Desert, Cranberry, Tremont and Southwest Harbor.
Profile for Hancock County
Ellsworth is the county seat. Data and statistics for the area.
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