Penobscot County, ME

PENOBSCOT COUNTY, situated in the central part of Maine, and traversed by Penobscot river. Area, 3,282 square miles. Face of the country, undulating and hilly; soil, fertile. Seat of justice, Bangor. Pop. in 1810, 7,471; in 1820, 13,870; in 1840, 45,705; in 1850, 64,089. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Bangor, ME City or Town
Brewer, ME City or Town
Hampden, ME City or Town
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