Hancock County , Maine

Hancock County: County in Maine, United States

Hancock County locator map
Location of Hancock County on Maine map.

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,418 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 55,088 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ellsworth. The county was created 231 years ago in 1789.

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Geography

Hancock County is located at 44°33'46"N 68°22'6"W (44.5628900, -68.3682100). It has 4 neighbors: Knox County, Penobscot County, Waldo County and Washington County.

Hancock County map

The largest city of Hancock County is Ellsworth with a population of 8,249. Other cities include, Bucksport population 4,916, Hancock population 2,440, Orland population 2,173 and Southwest Harbor population 1,793. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 55,088 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 6089 km2
Water as percent of area : 32%
Land as percent of area : 68%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Ellsworth
Establishment : January 01, 1790
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:16:29 (21st October 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.22% (2010-2020)

Hancock County has 4 neighbours.

  • Swan's Island
  • Lamoine
  • East Hancock, Maine
  • Mariaville
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Sorrento
  • Frenchboro
  • Marshall Island
  • Central Hancock, Maine
  • Aurora
  • Mount Desert
  • Brooksville
  • Orland
  • Penobscot
  • Otis
  • Osborn
  • Great Pond
  • Ellsworth
  • Blue Hill
  • Trenton
  • Bucksport
  • Brooklin
  • Southwest Harbor
  • Sullivan
  • Gouldsboro
  • Dedham
  • Franklin
  • Northwest Hancock, Maine
  • Hancock
  • Waltham
  • Castine
  • Eastbrook
  • Verona Island
  • Deer Isle
  • Bar Harbor
  • Winter Harbor
  • Tremont
  • Stonington
  • Surry
  • Amherst
  • Sedgwick

Demographics

The population of Hancock County increased by 1.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 54,418 - census
2011 54,525 0.2% estimation process
2012 54,478 -0.09% estimation process
2013 54,566 0.16% estimation process
2014 54,477 -0.16% estimation process
2015 54,237 -0.44% estimation process
2016 54,509 0.5% estimation process
2017 54,539 0.06% estimation process
2018 54,734 0.36% estimation process
2019 54,987 0.46% estimation process
2020 55,088 0.18% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (2)

People born in Hancock County, including George Washington Dow, farmer and writer George Lawrence Hosmer, you can see a list of people who born in Hancock County.

Other places with the same name (10)

Hancock County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County.

City Name Population Title
Ellsworth 8,249 City in Maine
Bar Harbor 5,594 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Bucksport 4,916 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Blue Hill 2,651 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Hancock 2,440 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Orland 2,173 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Deer Isle 1,911 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Southwest Harbor 1,793 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Gouldsboro 1,743 City in United States of America
Dedham 1,666 Town in Maine
Tremont 1,602 City in Hancock County, Maine, United States of America
Trenton 1,568 Town in Maine
Franklin 1,567 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States
Surry 1,504 Town in Virginia
Sullivan 1,261 Town in Maine, United States
Penobscot 1,220 Town in Hancock County, Maine, United States

Maine Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
City of Portland 653,115 City in Oregon, USA
Cumberland County 298,111 County in Maine, United States
York County 209,066 County in Maine, United States
Penobscot County 151,655 County in Maine, United States of America
Kennebec County 122,955 County in Maine, United States
Androscoggin County 108,547 County in Maine, United States
Aroostook County 66,804 County in Maine, United States
Portland 66,803 County seat of Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Oxford County 58,132 County in Maine, United States
Somerset County 50,635 County in Maine, United States
Knox County 39,951 County in Maine, United States
Waldo County 39,923 County in Maine, United States
Lewiston 36,226 City in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States
Sagadahoc County 36,044 County in Maine, United States
Lincoln County 34,775 County in Maine, United States
Bangor 31,998 City in Penobscot County, Maine, USA