Waldo County

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Waldo County is named for Samuel Waldo, who was a colonial soldier in the siege of Louisburg in 1745.

 

Created:  February 7, 1827

County Seat: 

Belfast  1827 – present

 

County Courthouse – Belfast  

 

Location:  137 Church Street / Market Street

Built:  1851 – 1853

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  Benjamin S Deane of Bangor and Edwin Lee Brown of Boston, Massachusetts

Contractor:  Edward Hawkes

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located in the center of the city.The building has a hipped roof.

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Note:  The cost of construction was $14,000.

 

See:  The architect, Benjamin S Deane also designed the courthouse in Washington County.

 

New County Judicial Center – Belfast  

 

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Location:  137 Church Street / Market Street

Built:  2017 – 2019

Style:  Modern

Architect:  North Peak Architecture

Contractor:  E

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located in the center of the city

 

District Courthouse – Belfast  

 

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Location:  1

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Classical

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located in the center of the city

 

Courthouses: 

N – Somerset County and Penobscot County

E – Hancock County

S – Knox County and Lincoln County

W – Kennebec County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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New County Judicial Center

 

 

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District Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014 and 2018