A county rich with history, the original name given by Gorges to his Provinces was New Somersetshire. In 1638, Gorges nephew, Captain William Gorges became Governor. By the charter to Gorges of 1639 from Charles I, the whole Province received the name of MAINE. In 1658, Massachusetts enforced jurisdiction over the territory and gave it the name YORKSHIRE. York County is the oldest county in the state with extensive County records which can still be found at the courthouse in Alfred. The earliest recorded documents date from 1636. York County now encompasses 989 square miles. Contains two cities and 27 towns. Alfred remains as the County Seat. -Maine Register-

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Habitat for Humanity York County
Contact information and description of organization.
Jean E. Knapp Rentals
Specializes in renting cottages, houses, condos and apartments in Ogunquit and York.
The Mousam Lake Region Association (MLRA)
Nonpartisan, non-sectional, and non-sectarian organization formed in 1956 by a group of lake residents. Membership information and application, golf tournament photographs, newsletter and meeting minutes.
Profile for York County
Provides information about members of Congress, state legislators, cities, towns, law enforcement, schools, media, courts, census bureau, economic, and population estimates.
York County
The official site offers information about the county government and its agencies.
York County - USGenWeb Project
Past and present county links and information. Provides genealogical resources and vital records.
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