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Knox County, ME
The county was named for Henry Knox, secretary of war

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Knox County is one of 16 counties in Maine.

The county is in the Rockland metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 41,008. This was an increase of  3.51% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$36,774
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Knox County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Knox County was $29,390. This was an increase of 32.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 95% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Rockland
Knox County was the last county incorporated, in 1860, in the state of Maine.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Knox County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knox County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Knox County include Achorn Cemetery, Amesbury Cemetery, Browns Cemetery, Browns Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Cummins Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Farnsworth Cemetery, Forest Hill Cemetery, Frye Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Knox County include Appleton, Camden, Cushing, Friendship, Hope, Isle Au Haut, Matinicus Island, Matinicus Isle, North Haven, Owls Head ... View communities

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School districts in Knox County include Appleton Schools Department, Five Town CSD, Hope Schools Department, Msad 05 Rockland, Msad 07 North Haven, Msad 08 Vinalhaven, Msad 28 Camden, Msad 40 Waldoboro, Msad 50 Thomaston, Msad 65 Matinicus Isle Plt ... View school districts

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Libraries in Knox County include Appleton - Williams Memorial Library, Camden Public Library, Cushing Public Library, Friendship Public Library, Hope Library, Isle au Haut - Revere Memorial Library, North Haven Public Library, Owls Head Village Library, Rockland Public Library, Rockport Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Knox County include Camden Herald, Knox County Courier-Gazette, Rockland Free Press ... View newspapers

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Travel

Airports in Knox County include Knox County Regional

Hotels in Knox County include Blue Harbor House Inn, Camden Riverhouse Inn, Hampton Inn Suites Rockland, Inn at Camden Place, Lord Camden Inn, Samoset Resort

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