Hancock Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Hancock, ME
Hancock is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States.
Located on the mainland at the head of Frenchman Bay, Hancock has commanding views of Mount Desert Island.
It was first settled in 1766 by Philip and S. Hodgkins from Georgetown Formed from portions of Sullivan, Trenton and Plantation No. 8, the town was incorporated by the state legislature on February 21, 1828 and named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 38.7 square miles, 29.8 square miles is land and 8.8 square miles of it (22.85%) is water. Drained by the Kilkenny Stream and Egypt Stream, Hancock is situated on Skillings River, Taunton Bay and Frenchman Bay, part of the Atlantic Ocean. It borders the towns of Lamoine to the south, Ellsworth to the west, T8 SD to the north, Franklin to the east, and (separated by water) is near Sullivan and Sorrento to the southeast.
As of the 2000 census, there were 2,147 people, 927 households, and 596 families residing in the town. The population density was 72.0 people per square mile. There were 1,200 housing units at an average density of 40.2 per square mile.
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