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Washington County, Maine - USGenWeb



Maine State Vital Records
Office of Vital Statistics
Department of Human Services
211 State Street, Station 11
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011
Phone: 207-287-3181

Washington County Maine Vital Records
Washington County Clerk
P.O. Box 297
Machias, ME 04654-0297
(207) 255-3127


Washington Co. Coordinator Kess Leake-Campbell

Maine GenWeb Coordinator Tina S. Vickery

USGenWeb National Coordinator


Welcome to Washington County!

Bordered by York County, New Brunswick to the Northeast, Charlotte County, New Brunswick to the East, Aroostook County, ME to the North, and with the Bay of Fundy coastline as its southern boundary, Washington County holds the distinction of encompassing Lubec, Maine - the Easternmost point in the United States. The city of Machias is the county seat of Washington County, established June 25, 1789 and serving the towns of Addison, Alexander, Baileyville, Baring, Beals, Beddington, Calais, Centerville, Charlotte, Cherryfield, Codyville, Columbia, Columbia Falls, Cooper, Crawford, Cutler, Danforth, Deblois, Dennysville, East Machias, Eastport, Grand Lake Stream, Harrington, Jonesboro, Jonesport, Lubec, Machiasport, Marshfield, Meddybemps, Milbridge, Northfield, Pembroke, Perry, Princeton, Robbinston, Roque Bluffs, Steuben, Talmadge, Topsfield, Trescott, Vanceboro, Waite, Wesley, Whiting and Whitneyville.

NEW: Query Posting

Since we're now part of Rootsweb, queries will now be posted by clicking on the link below and using the Message Board for Washington County, Maine: Click HERE to post a Query This also allows queries to be reviewed by a wider audience. Enjoy!


WANTED: Cemetery listings, documents, letters, pictures - anything you have related to Washington County that you are willing to share with other researchers! If you have pages that need to be transcribed, I am willing to accept copies via US Mail or scanned images via email. Also - if you have family pages you would like linked to our site, send me a URL and a brief synopsis of your page content.

Finally!Between illness, starting up my own business and grad school, I lost the information to access this site. Finally - I managed to clear enough room, and contact enough people, to get what I needed to get back to this. My apologies for the lack of new data - but there are now some updates to the site, and there have been some new additions. Check them out and if you have any questions or comments, you can contact me, Kess Leake-Campbell, at [email protected].

Please Note: I have received many requests for copies of vital records. This is not something I am capable of providing. If you need vital records, please contact the appropriate state agency for those records. I do not live in Washington County - I simply vacation there, and am unable to do local lookups or research. Thank you.

Please be aware of the following: Copyright Notice: All files on this site are copyrighted by their creator and/or contributor. They may be linked to but may not be reproduced on another site without specific permission from the WashingtonMEGenWeb Project [[email protected]] and/or their contributor. Although public information is not in and of itself copyrightable, the format in which they are presented, the notes and comments, etc., are. It is however, quite permissable to print or save the files to a personal computer for personal use ONLY.

This County site was started June 1996 ~ With thanks to Mary Cronin Nichols, past coordinator 1996-2003.

©2004 Kess Leake-Campbell [last updated October 27, 2009]