Kennebec County

Kennebec County, Maine

125 State St
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: (207) 622-0971
Fax: (207) 623-4083

In south-central ME, southwest of Bangor; organized Feb 20, 1799 (prior to statehood) from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For part of the Kennebec River; from an Abnaki Indian word probably meaning 'long, quiet water.'

Area (sq mi):: 951.18 (land 867.58; water 83.60) Population per square mile: 139.50
Population 2005: 120,986 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 117,114 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,520; median household $36,498; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,430-$28,421
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Augusta County seat (18,631)
  • Waterville (15,897)

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    In addition, our recently announced agreement to acquire T-Mobile USA will strengthen and expand our network in the Kennebec County area.
    Melissa Ferris was arrested on or about June 13, 1996, and committed to the custody of the Kennebec County Jail.
    Figure 3, for example, illustrates the percentage of open space in Kennebec County at 1,500 m.
    Verizon has added a new cell site in Kennebec County, increasing coverage and capacity along Routes 17 and 226 and the surrounding area.
    MGH has had a leading and stable market position within Kennebec County, demonstrated by a 62.
    HOUSTON -- Kennebec County has implemented the first electronic recording of real estate documents in Maine, with the filing done by Atlantic Title Co.
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    A good example of this is the Weekend OUI program operated by Kennebec County, Maine, in which inmates provide general cleaning and repair work in the community.
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    Androscoggin County (Auburn, Durham, Lewiston, Lisbon), Cumberland County (Casco), Hancock County (Bar Harbor, Dedham, Ellsworth, Gouldsboro, Orland), Kennebec County (Winslow, Winthrop), Lincoln County (Edgecomb), Oxford County (Hiram), Penobscot County (Bangor, Etna, Holden), Sagadahoc County (Bowdoin, Richmond), Somerset County (Pittsfield), Washington County (Dennysville, Machiasport, Millbridge, Wesley) and York County (Cornish, Shapleigh).
    Vafiades, the Chief Judge of the Maine District Court and the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Judge for Kennebec County.
    The new sites, spread throughout three counties in Maine, provide added wireless coverage in Kennebec County (Benton, Clinton, Oakland Sidney and Waterville); Somerset County (Palmyra, and Pittsfield); and York County (York, Wells and North Berwick).