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Penobscot County, ME
The county was named for the Penobscot River

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Penobscot County is one of 16 counties in Maine.

The county is in the Bangor metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 148,196. This was an increase of  2.26% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,274
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Penobscot County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Penobscot County was $26,123. This was an increase of 29.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 85% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Bangor

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Penobscot County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Penobscot County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Penobscot County include Academy Cemetery, Alton Cemetery, Bean Cemetery, Belding Cemetery, Beth Abraham Cemetery, Bickford Cemetery, Birch Grove Cemetery, Boutell Cemetery, Bragg Cemetery, Cardville Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Penobscot County include Alton, Bangor, Bradford, Bradley, Brewer, Burlington, Carmel, Carroll, Charleston, Chester ... View communities

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Colleges in Penobscot County include Bangor Theological Seminary, Eastern Maine Community College, Husson College, New England School of Communications, University of Maine ... View colleges

School districts in Penobscot County include Alton Schools Department, Bangor Schools Department, Brewer Schools Department, East Millinocket Schools Department, Glenburn Schools Department, Hermon Schools Department, Medway Schools Department, Milford Schools Department, Millinocket Schools Department, Msad 22 Hampden ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Penobscot County include Bangor Public Library, Bradford - Curtis Free Public Library, Brewer Public Library, Carmel - Simpson Memorial Library, Charleston Public Library, Corinna - Stewart Free Library, Corinth - Atkins Memorial Library, Dexter - Abbott Memorial Library, East Millinocket Public Library, Enfield - Cole Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Penobscot County include Bangor Daily News, Magic City Morning Star, Rolling Thunder Express ... View newspapers

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Travel

Airports in Penobscot County include Bangor International

Hotels in Penobscot County include Americas Best Value Heritage Motor Inn, Best Inn, Best Western, Best Western, Charles Inn, Comfort Inn Bangor, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Bangor, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn Bangor ... More hotels

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