Waldo County

Waldo County, Maine

PO Box D
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: (207) 338-1710
Fax: (207) 338-6360
www.waldocountyme.gov

On central Atlantic coast of ME, southwest of Bangor; organized Feb 7, 1827 from Hancock County. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Waldo (1695-1759), an officer in the French and Indian Wars, and promoter of settlement in the area that became Maine

Area (sq mi):: 852.74 (land 729.73; water 123.01) Population per square mile: 53.00
Population 2005: 38,705 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 6.70%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 36,280 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,438; median household $33,986; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,974-$24,552
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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These possessions--for as such they might almost certainly be reckoned--comprised the greater part of what is now known as Waldo County, in the state of Maine, and were more extensive than many a dukedom, or even a reigning prince's territory, on European soil.
Years and years after their claim had passed out of the public memory, the Pyncheons were accustomed to consult the Colonel's ancient map, which had been projected while Waldo County was still an unbroken wilderness.
Ranked among the nation's top 100 integrated healthcare delivery networks, MaineHealth member organizations include Franklin Community Health Network, LincolnHealth, Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Maine Medical Center, MaineHealth Care at Home, Memorial Hospital, NorDx, Pen Bay Medical Center, Southern Maine Health Care, Synernet, Waldo County General Hospital, and Western Maine Health; the MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization is part of the MaineHealth family.
com)-- The Waldo County Republicans Spring Fling Dinner and Silent Auction will be held Wed, May 18th, from 5pm to 8pm at the Waldo County Shrine Club, 85 Northport Ave, Belfast.
But Waldo County has come up with a program to help.
In addition to these community activities, he was a committed Democrat who was politically active for decades and served as the chairman of the Waldo County Democratic Committee.
US wireless communications services provider Verizon Wireless announced on Thursday that the company is investing in Waldo County, Maine to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access.
The Waldo Independent and Waldo County Citizen (a NetMedia publication) will be folded into the Republican Journal.
In fact, it connects Prospect, in Waldo County, with Verona, in Hancock County.
Belfast, Maine, known as the capital of lobster fishing, is a small town of 6;300 along the shore in Waldo County off Penobscot Bay.
A descendant of those brothers was Alden Blethen, born in 1845 in Waldo County, orphaned at 6, and indentured as a servant until he was 15.
Entrepreneurship is booming in Waldo County -- that part of Maine snubbed by the state's major highway and left on its own to attract visitors to its treasures.