Maine AHGP Information
Hancock County

Ellsworth, p-t., capital of Hancock co., Me., 89 e. by n. Augusta, 671 W. Watered by Union r. It has a fertile soil, adapted to grain and to grazing. It has Orphan Lake toward the s. w., and a larger between it and Otis on the x. The v. is situated on both sides of Union r., where is a bridge, at the head of tide-water, and is accessible by large vessels. It contains a court house and other county buildings. There are in the t., 15 stores, cap. $4,300; 5 grist m., 19 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,000. 1 acad. 12 students. 19 sch. 670 scholars. Pop. 2,263. Read More about Maine other States, Counties and towns



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