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York County, Maine

York County is located in the state of Maine. The county was formed in 1636; it is the oldest county in Maine and one of the oldest in the United States. Biddeford is the largest city in the county, while Alfred is the county seat.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 197,131, making it the second-most populous county in Maine. It covers a total area of 1,270 square miles, of which 279 square miles is water and 991 square miles is land. York County borders the following counties: Oxford County to the north; Cumberland County to the northeast; Rockingham County, New Hampshire, to the southwest; Strafford County, New Hampshire, to the west; and Carroll County, New Hampshire, to the northwest.

The York County Registry of Deeds is the official county recorder and is charged with the responsibility of maintaining all public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office include but are not limited to subdivision plats, surveys, personal property-related documents, tax liens, deeds of trust, family trusts, real estate transactions, and mortgages.

Documents maintained by the office of the registry are public records and are open for inspection by the public. Access to the records is mainly through doing a background check online or visiting the office of the registry in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the York County Registry of Deeds Website. While on the website, you will be able to search and view index information and document images from all land records and plans databases. The other way to obtain records is by visiting the Registry of Deeds’ office in person. You will be required to present a completed records request form.

Below is the physical address of the York County, Registry of Deeds’ office:

45 Kennebunk Road

Alfred, Me 04002

Phone number: (207)324-1576

 

York County, Maine

Located on the western border of Maine, York County encompasses approximately 1,270 square miles, with 279 of those being water. The county is surrounded to the north by Oxford County, the northeast by Cumberland County, the southwest by Rockingham County, New Hampshire, the west by Strafford County, New Hampshire and the northwest by Carroll County, New Hampshire. 199,431 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. There are 36 zip codes in York County, Maine, with the most populous being 04005, 04043, 04072, 04073, 04090 and 03909.

York County Officials Information

There are no County Clerks in Maine as the Register of Deeds is responsible for the functions of both positions.
Register of Deeds: Debra L. Anderson
149 Jordan Springs Rd. Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207-324-1576
Fax: 207-324-2886
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed legal and county holidays.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for private records, which include marriage and divorce decrees, birth and death certificates, military discharges and court records. These documents can be requested by the individuals that they are about. Public records within this office include mortgages, deeds, liens and land surveys. These documents can be requested by anyone who would like them. All of these documents are available via the online portal or can be requested directly from the office, during normal business hours.
Register of Deeds Website:
https://www.searchiqs.com/MEYOR/Login.aspx

The Assessment Office is responsible for taxable information related to real and personal property within the county.
Assessment Office:
45 Kennebunk Rd. Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207-324-1576
Fax: 207-324-2886
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed legal and county holidays
The Assessment Office is responsible for GIS maps, tax equalization, property and land tax assessments, property searches, property listings and valuations and revenue commissions. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time. They are available directly through the office as well as through the online portal.
Assessor’s Website:
https://www.searchiqs.com/meyor/Login.aspx

York County Court Records Information

Once court cases have been completed and filed they are generally considered public record and can be requested by anyone who wants a copy of them. These documents can be requested directly through the court, however they are not currently available online.

York, ME Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009266,385
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200910,336
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009574
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,369
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009554
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,291
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,059
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200946,327
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,348
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200942,648
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200920,809
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200916,474
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009672
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200939,306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200915,291
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,471
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20096,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,392
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,572
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20096,717
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200911,315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094,159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009399
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,665
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200920,956
York County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in York County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 19-A, Ch. 23 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 19-A, Ch. 21
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:York County Marriage License
Location:York County Courthouse, 45 Kennebunk Pond Road, Alfred, Maine, 04002
Phone:207-324-5122

York County Registrar of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 45 Old Kennebunk Road, Alfred, ME 04002, United States
Phone: 207-324-1576

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