Established: 1652, as Yorkshire County, Massachusetts from the southern part of the District of Maine, renamed York County by Massachusetts in 1668

County seat: Alfred

26 Towns & 3 Cities: Cities are Biddeford, Saco and Sanford; Towns are Acton, Alfred, Arundel, Berwick, Buxton, Cornish, Dayton, Eliot, Hollis, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Lebanon, Limerick, Limington, Lyman, Newfield, North Berwick, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Parsonsfield, Shapleigh, South Berwick, Waterboro, Wells, York. 

Area: 1,271 sq miles

County Website: www.yorkcountymaine.gov

Explore Region Resource Website: www.themainebeaches.com

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