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Knox County, Maine

Photo: Olson House, ca. 1871, Hathorne Point Road, Cushing, ME. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. Photographed by User:lcm1863 (own work), 1995, [cc-by-2.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2015.

Knox County Photo


Knox County administrative offices are located at 62 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841; phone: 207-594-0420.

Knox County was organized in 1860 from parts of Lincoln and Waldo counties. It was named for General Henry Knox [1750-1806] who served as U. S. Secretary of War from 1789-1794 under President George Washington.