York County, in Maine, is one of the oldest counties in the United States. It was founded in 1636. York County, as well as the other counties of Maine, were actually established by Massachusetts, who owned Maine until 1820.

York County is also unique because it has a 5-member Board of Commissioners. (all other counties have 3-member boards)

Here are a few other interesting facts about York County...
  • York County has the oldest continuous court records in the United States.
  • The York County Superior Courthouse was built on the geographic center of the county in 1806, and is still at that location.
Here are the cities in York County, Maine:

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