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York County (Me.)

LC control no.n 50076414
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingYork County (Me.)
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Geographic subdivision usageMaine--York County
Variant(s)York Co., Me.
York County (Mass.)
Found inCochrane, J. Report of the trial of Jacob Cochrane ... 1819: t.p. (County of York ... Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
Wikipedia, July 21, 2008 (York County, Maine; in 1664, what had been the Province of Maine was given a grant by Charles II of England to James, Duke of York; the patent to James for this territory was renewed in 1674 and survives in York County; after a series of further permutations, the former province had become, by the 18th century, part of the Province of Massachusetts Bay; region of Maine achieved statehood of its own in 1820)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 43°28ʹ00ʺN 070°40ʹ58ʺW)
Attwood, S.B. Length and breadth of Maine, 1944, p. 18 (York [County]; from 1658, when Massachusetts assumed jurisdiction, to 1691, Yorkshire extended to the western limit of North Yarmouth; it included the entire state to June 19, 1760, when Cumberland and Lincoln were set off)
Geographic area coden-us-me