Waldo County, Maine

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Waldo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of 2000, the population was 36,280. Its county seat is Belfast.[1]

Waldo County was founded on 7 February 1827 from a portion of Hancock County. It was named after Brigadier-General Samuel Waldo, proprietor of the Waldo Patent. [2]



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 853 square miles (2,209 km²), of which 730 square miles (1,890 km²) is land and 123 square miles (319 km²) (14.43%) is water.

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As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 36,280 people, 14,726 households, and 10,057 families residing in the county. The population density was 50 people per square mile (19/km²). There were 18,904 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.89% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 24.8% were of English, 14.7% United States or American, 12.7% Irish, 8.5% French and 5.6% German ancestry according to Census 2000. 97.1% spoke English and 1.5% French as their first language.

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