This is a listing of the counties in Maine. Please click on the county of your choice to be taken directly to that counties site.
See one that says adoptable and you are interested in adopting it? Contact Kathleen Judkins-Gerard for more information. Please be sure to let me know which county or counties you are interested in.
From parts of Cumberland County, Kennebec County, and Lincoln County
The Androscoggin Native American tribe
From parts of Penobscot County, and Washington County
A Native American word meaning beautiful river
As Cumberland County, Massachusetts from part of York County
Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of George II of Great Britain.
From parts of Kennebec County, Oxford County, and Somerset County
Benjamin Franklin, the Founding Father, scientist, printer, and diplomat.
As Hancock County, Massachusetts, from part of Lincoln County
John Hancock (1737–1793), the Founding Father and president of the convention that produced the United States Declaration of Independence
As Kennebec County, Massachusetts from part of Lincoln County
The Kennebec River in Maine
From parts of Lincoln County and Waldo County
Henry Knox (1750–1806), the first United States Secretary of War (1789 - 1794), who lived in Thomaston, Maine.
As Lincoln County, Massachusetts from part of York County
The city of Lincoln, England
As Oxford County, Massachusetts from parts of Cumberland County and York County
Probably named for Oxford, Massachusetts
As Penobscot County, Massachusetts from part of Hancock County
The Penobscot Native American tribe
From parts of Penobscot County and Somerset County
An Abenaki word meaning rapid waters
From part of Lincoln County
A Native American word meaning mouth of big river.
As Somerset County, Massachusetts from parts of Kennebec County
The county of Somerset in England.
From parts of Hancock County, Kennebec County and Lincoln County
Samuel Waldo, a colonial soldier in the siege of Louisbourg in 1745.
As Washington County, Massachusetts from part of Lincoln County
George Washington, the first President of the United States.
As Yorkshire County, Massachusetts from the southern part of the District of Maine. Renamed York County by Massachusetts in 1668
King James II of England, earlier Duke of York.