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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    When Fiberight and the committee received their permits from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, PERC filed an appeal of the state's decision in Kennebec County Superior Court along with its managing general partner USA Energy and Exeter Agri-Energy.
    MGH's primary service area is defined as Kennebec County, which includes the state capital of Augusta.
    Every year, Diane and her family would spend several weeks in the summer vacationing at one of the lakes of Maine which included her favorite, Maranacook Lake in Kennebec County. She also enjoyed spending time in her backyard in Holden watching birds and tending to her garden.
    Now, with this enhancement, Verizon's 4G LTE network has further expanded within the Somerset and Kennebec county communities of Anson, Athens, Norridgewock, Oakland, Skowhegan and Solon.
    TELECOMWORLDWIRE-October 7, 2011-AT&T adds spectrum and expands mobile broadband wireless capacity in Kennebec county, Maine(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
    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.
    I would also like to recognize Evert Fowle, district attorney, Kennebec County, Maine, who contributed immensely to the success of the conference.
    In June 2001, a 70-year-old man from Kennebec County, Maine, was taken to a local hospital with generalized muscle weakness, somnolence, diarrhea, and anorexia.
    PERC filed an appeal in Kennebec County Superior Court calling for the reversal of the state's decision to grant Fiberight permits to build its plant.
    Melissa Ferris was arrested on or about June 13, 1996, and committed to the custody of the Kennebec County Jail.