List of Maine county name etymologies
- List of Maine county name etymologies
This is a list of Maine county name etymologies.
*Androscoggin County, Maine: Androscoggin is named for the Androscoggin Native American tribe.
*Aroostook County, Maine: Aroostook is named for a Native American word meaning "beautiful river".
*Cumberland County, Maine: Cumberland is named for Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of George II of Great Britain.
*Franklin County, Maine: Franklin is named for Benjamin Franklin, the Founding Father, scientist, printer, and diplomat.
*Hancock County, Maine: Hancock is named for John Hancock, the Founding Father and president of the convention that produced the Declaration of Independence.
*Kennebec County, Maine: Kennebec is named for the Kennebec River.
*Knox County, Maine: Knox is named for Henry Knox, the first United States Secretary of War who lived in Thomaston, Maine.
*Lincoln County, Maine: Lincoln is named for the city of Lincoln, England.
*Oxford County, Maine: Oxford is probably named for Oxford, Massachusetts.
*Penobscot County, Maine: Penobscot is named for the Penobscot Native American tribe.
*Piscataquis County, Maine: Piscataquis is named for an Abenaki word meaning "rapid waters".
*Sagadahoc County, Maine: Sagadahoc is named for a Native American word meaning "mouth of big river".
*Somerset County, Maine: Somerset is named for the county of Somerset in England.
*Waldo County, Maine: Waldo is named for Samuel Waldo, a colonial soldier in the siege of Louisberg in 1745.
*Washington County, Maine: Washington is named for George Washington, the first president of the United States.
*York County, Maine: York was named for King James II of England, earlier Duke of York.
*List of Maine counties
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