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Penobscot County, ME Public Records

Superior Court
78 Exchange St
Bangor, ME 04401-6504 www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/inde...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 207-561-2300
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
Index now unified with District Court. State has centralizing all name searching to one location in the state - see below. This court will continue to provide case file copies.
Bangor Unified District Court
78 Exchange St #100
Bangor, ME 04401-6504
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 207-561-2300
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinances, Family, Juvenile
This court participates in a new program which is centralizing all record searching to one location in the state - see below. This court will continue to provide case file copies.
Newport District Court - West 3
12 Water St
Newport, ME 04953 www.courts.maine.gov/maine_courts...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 207-368-5778
F: 207-368-7724
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinances, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
State has centralized all name searching to one location in the state - see below. This court will continue to provide case file copies.
Central District Court - Central 13
52 Main St
Lincoln, ME 04457 www.courts.maine.gov/maine_courts...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 207-794-8512
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinances, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile or protective custody records released
State has centralized all name searching to one location in the state - see below. This court will continue to provide case file copies.
Millinocket District Court - North 13 (See Lincoln)
P: 207-723-4786
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinances, Family, Juvenile
The location in Millinocket is closed. Records are at the District Court in Lincoln.
Probate Court
97 Hammond St
Bangor, ME 04401-4996 www.maineprobate.net/Penobscot.html
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 207-942-8769
F: 207-561-6184
Jurisdiction: Probate
Search probate records at http://www.maineprobate.net/search.html. An account is $10.00 per month: $2.00 fee for images, $1.00 if account holder. Note the fax line is often busy.

Penobscot County, ME Vital Records

Contact the Penobscot County Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Penobscot County
County Register of Deeds
97 Hammond St
Bangor, ME 04401 https://penobscotdeeds.com/
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 207-942-8797
Fax: 207-945-4920
Recorded Documents

Penobscot County Vital Certificates

Penobscot County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Penobscot County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 3,395.73 sq mi
Population (2009): 149,419
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 96.1%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 4,502
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 20.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.38
Housing Units (2000): 66,847
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.8%
Migration Flow to Penobscot County, ME from (2007-2008):

Penobscot County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $3,492,254
  • Construction: $201,071
  • Retail Trade: $366,483
  • Professional and Technical Services: $161,393
  • Healthcare: $706,841
  • Banking: $115,286
  • Retail Trade: $366,483
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $95,327
  • Manufacturing: $304,773
  • Farms: $5,313
  • Government: $713,242
Employed (2000): 69,846
Unemployed (2000): 4,176
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,574
Local Government Employment (2007): 6,586
Local Government Revenue (2007): $376,203 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $206,342 (thou. dol.)

Penobscot County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,651
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.1
Deaths (2007): 1,326
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 13
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.9

Penobscot County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 117
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 14
  • Robbery: 38
  • Aggravated Assault: 63
Property Crimes (2008): 4,872
  • Burglary: 824
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,893
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 155

Penobscot County Genealogy Records