The area was first explored in 1605. Largest of a group of islands formerly called Monhegan Plantation, it's now administrated by the Monhegan Island Trust.
Monhegan Island is about 1 mile wide and 1.5 miles long.
In 1605, it was named Isle St. George by
George Waymouth and, in 1606, Isle La Nef by Champlain.
For all things legal: Courts, Sherriff, etc. Monhegan is part of Lincoln County. For all things educational it is part of SAD 40 in Thomaston, Knox County.
emergency dispatch comes out of Rockland, Knox County. Monhegan's zip code is 04851
It is situated off the coast south of Rockland.
Take the ferry from Port Clyde, at th south end of Route #121. The Monhegan
Light is located here. There are other lighthouses on other islands in the
'Monhegan Cemetaries, Monhegan Island'
Editha A. Nelson
Knox County Census Lookups, maximum 5 Ann Davis
- 'Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast' Surname Index,
McLane. Volunteer Needed!
The Camden Area History Center has been renamed the Walsh History CenterHeather Bilodeau, Archives Director, and has been relocated to quarters at the Camden Public Library. It is located on the 2nd Floor, 55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843 and is open Tue. through Sat., 12:00 to 4:00. The History Center e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org. ,Phone: (207) 236-3440 Fax: (207) 236-6673
Go to Walsh History Center, see the column on the right hand side and click on the interactive searchable database. Type in any search word (for example "Babb") and it will pop up all items associated with that term.
For Official Documents
- For photocopies of local Births, Marriages and Deaths send $1. and a SASE to
the County Clerk's Office, at Box 546, Rockland, Maine 04841, City Clerk: Stuart H. Sylvester, Email: email@example.com
207-594-0304 Fax: (207) 594-9481
For Information on Maine State Records go to Cindy's Links to Maine State Records
- For information on Probate Records send $1. and a SASE to the Probate Court. Request a photocopy of
the 'Petition for Distribution or Administration' or 'Account of Administration' , (whichever is available), for the deceased individual.
Fax 882- 4324
- For 1626-1760 write York County Probate Court, Box
229, Alfred, ME 04002-0299 Fax 207-324-0163 Phone
207-324-1574 Hours 8:20-4:20 Eastern
- For 1761-1860 write Lincoln County Probate Court,
Box 149, Wiscasset, ME 04578 Fax 207-882-4324 Phone
207-882-7421 or 207-882-392 Hours 8-4 Eastern
- For 1860-present write Knox County Probate Court, 61 Union St., Rockland, ME 04841
107-594-0411, Fax 107-594-0446, Hours 8:-4: Eastern
- Or write Maine State Archive, LMA building, State
House Station, Augusta, Me 04222, 207-187-5795, Hrs Mon-Fri 8:-11:30 & 12:30-4:,
For information on Deeds of Land send $1. and a SASE to the Registrar of Deeds. Request a photocopy of
the record for that individual.
For 1761-1860 write Lincoln County Registrar of
Deeds, 21 High St., Box 149, Wiscasset, ME 04578 Fax
107-881-4061 Phone 207-881-7421 or 107-881-7515
Hours 8-4 Eastern
For 1860-present write Knox County Registrar of Deeds, 61 Union St., Rockland, ME 04841
- For 1626-1760 write York County Registrar of Deeds,
Box 229, Alfred, ME 04001-0299 Fax 107-214-1886
Phone 207-214-1574 Hours 8:30-4:30 Eastern
207-594-0411, Fax 107-594-0446, Hours 8-4 Eastern
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