Recording Fees:
  • $22 for the first page of a document
  • $2 for every page after first
  • $1 per indexed name
    over four
  • $13 for each marginal reference over one
  • $24 to record a plan
  • $1 to certify a document
  • $1 per page for copies. Return postage for documents recorded.
Images of documents dating back to 1790 are available on the website. They are searchable by book or page. Documents dating back to 1902 are also indexed by name.

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Towns we serve:
Amherst
Aurora
Bar Harbor
Blue Hill
Brooklin
Brooksville
Bucksport
Castine
Cranberry Isles
Dedham
Deer Isle
Eastbrook
Ellsworth
Franklin
Frenchboro
Gouldsboro
Great Pond
Hancock
Lamoine
Mariaville
Mount Desert
Orland
Osborn
Otis
Penobscot
Sedgwick
Sorrento
SW Harbor
Stonington
Sullivan
Surry
Swan's Island
Tremont
Trenton
Verona Island
Waltham
Winter Harbor
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The Office of the Register of Deeds does not engage in the rendering of legal or professional advice. This database of documents is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you require legal or other expert advice, you should seek the services of an attorney or other professional.

Hancock County Registry of Deeds
50 State Street, Suite 9, Ellsworth 04605
Mailing Address PO Box 1059 (207) 667-8353

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Recording Hours 8:30 - 4:00