Maine Public Records

Maine, the northeastern most state in the nation, is also the only state that shares its borders with just one other state, New Hampshire. It was inducted into the Union on March 15, 1820 as the 23rd state. Though relatively small in size compared to other states, Maine is the largest state in the New England region, measuring 35,385 square miles in total area. That is, the state is approximately 210 miles in width by 320 miles in length; 13.5% of the state is comprised of water. The weather within the state of Maine can vary significantly from season to season. Winters are cold, snowy and can be severe at times, while summers are warm and humid. However, thunderstorms are relatively infrequent and tornadoes are even more rare. Due to its northern, coastal location, the state of Maine is famous for its rugged coastline, sandy beaches and thousands of offshore islands. The landscape offers unprecedented forested beauty, complete with picture perfect lighthouse settings.

Nicknames : Pine Tree State

Capitol : Augusta

Largest City (by population) : Portland

Largest City (by area) : Ellsworth

Largest County (by population) : Cumberland County

Total Area (square miles) : 35385

Admitted to Union : March 15, 1820

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : White Pine Cone

State Tree : Easter White Pine

State Bird : Black-capped Chickadee

Major Industries : paper, lumber, wood products, electronics, blueberries, toothpicks

Major Companies : Fairchild Semiconductor, IDEXX Laboratories, Hannaford Brothers Co., Unum, LL. Bean

  • Forest cover 90% of Maine's landscape, the highest percentage of forest of any state.
  • Eastport, Maine is the easternmost city in the United States.
  • Maine is the only state whose name is comprised of only one syllable.
  • An estimated 90% of the country's lobster supply comes from the coast of Maine.
  • Maine is the United State's largest exporter of blueberries and toothpicks; Maine produces 90% of the nation's toothpick supply.

Latest Questions and Comments for Public Records in Maine

3 Comment(s)Last comment at 2013-07-24 11:36 GMT

how do i find liens against my property?? use a service? look myself?? thanks
Answer 2013-07-24 11:36 GMT

Where do you go to find information on old county roads that are discontinued?
Answer 2012-12-20 01:35 GMT

Hello my name is Alberta May Corriveau...Maiden name ( Westleigh).Born September 12 1955.Mother Viola Jane Scribner (,Westleigh)...Father..Sherlon Edmund Westleigh.I am trying to find out what time of day I was born.I can not find any indormation anywhere without paying for it.I was born in Cornish,Maine and I also lived there.My birth certificate does not have this information.If you could at all help I would really appreciate it.My original birth certificate was burned in a fire.The copy did not have the time of day.Any information would be appreciated.Thank You. My e-mail is
Answer 2012-09-17 12:43 GMT

Prominent State Public Records for Maine

Androscoggin County Public Records - Recorded Documents Edit

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Physical Address:
Androscoggin County Register of Deeds 2 Turner St., #4 Auburn, Maine 04210
Contact: P: 207.782.0191

Androscoggin County Public Records - Banking And Business Edit

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Physical Address:
Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce 415 Lisbon St. P.O. Box 59 Lewiston, Maine 04243
Contact: P: 207.783.2249 F: 207.783.4481

Aroostook County Public Records - Recorded Documents (Northern District) Edit

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Physical Address:
Aroostook County Northern Registry of Deeds P.O. Box 47 22 Hall St., Suite 201 Fort Kent, Maine 04743
Contact: P: 207.834.3925 F: 207.834.3138

Aroostook County Public Records - Recorded Documents (Southern District) Edit

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Physical Address:
Aroostook County Southern Registry of Deeds 26 Court St., Suite 102 Houlton, Maine 04730
Contact: P: 207.532.1500 F: 207.532.1506

Cumberland County Public Records - Cumberland County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Cumberland County Administration 142 Federal St. Portland, Maine 04101
Contact: P: 207.871.8380

Cumberland County Public Records - Most Wanted Edit

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Physical Address:
Cumberland County Sheriff 36 County Way Portland, Maine 04102
Contact: P: 207.774.1444

Franklin County Public Records - Recorded Documents Edit

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Physical Address:
Franklin County Registry of Deeds 140 Main St., #5 Farmington, Maine 04938
Contact: P: 207.778.5889

Franklin County Public Records - Banking And Business Edit

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Physical Address:
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce 248 Wilton Rd. Farmington, Maine 04938
Contact: P: 207.778.4215 F: 207.778.2438

Hancock County Public Records - Hancock County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Hancock County Commissioners 50 State St., Suite 7 Ellsworth, Maine 04605
Contact: P: 207.667.9542 F: 207.667.1412

Hancock County Public Records - Divorce Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Hancock County Registry of Deeds 50 State St., Suite 6 Ellsworth, Maine 04605
Contact: P: 207.667.8353

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