About Hancock

Acreage: 20,005

Sq. Mi.: Land 29.8 Water 8.8

Municipal Building: 18 Point Road, P.O. Box 68, Hancock 04640; Mon.-Thurs. 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. 7-11 a.m.; 422-3393, fax 422-6705, hancockmaine.org, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (5)

Board Chr.: Richard Merchant 422-3393

Admin. Assistant: Toni Dyer 422-3393

Town Clerk: Toni Dyer 422-3393

Treasurer: Diane Simmons 422-3393

Tax Collector: Diane Simmons 422-3393

Assessor: Thomas Edwards 422-3393

Registrar of Voters: Toni Dyer 422-3393

Welfare Director: Cindy Carter 422-3393

Emergency Mgmt: Chris Holmes 460-8001

Road Commissioner: Rudy L. Bagley 422-3393

Code Enforcement: John Larson 422-3393

Plumbing Inspector: John Larson 422-3393

Security Patrol: Gary Grant 422-3393

Fire Chief: Chris Holmes 460-8001

Animal Control Officer: Marie Zwicker 460-8920

Health Officer: John Larson 422-3393

Supt. of Schools: Katrina Kane 422-6321

School Board (5): Chr. Sarah Baker, 422-6321; meets first Tues. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. Katie Colwell; meets second Wed. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Richard Carter; meets as needed

House Dist. 136 — Rep. Richard S. Malaby (R)

Senate Dist. 7 — Sen. Brian D. Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 3 — Antonio Blasi (D)

Zoning: Implemented 1994; last amended 2012

Comprehensive Plan: 1992

Last Townwide Valuation: 2007

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Town Meeting: Second Tues. in May

Municipal Election: Second Mon. in May

Fire Department: Hancock Volunteer Fire Dept. 911

Ambulance: County Ambulance 667-3200

Library: Hancock Point Library (summers only)

School: Hancock Grammar School 422-6231

Post Office: Hancock 04640, 422-6259

Trash Collection: Pine Tree Waste (800) 639-6205

Recycling: Coastal Recycling 422-6766

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce 667-5584

Church: Baptist, Congregational, Apostolic

Population: 1980: 1,409; 1990: 1,757; 2000: 2,147; 2010: 2,394

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 571/192; 1990: 767/193; 2000: 983/217;

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 143
5-19 385
20-44 702
45-64 737
65 up 427
TOTAL 2,394

Median Age 44

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 440
Green Independent 63
Republican 692
Libertarian 3
Unenrolled 689
Total 1,893

2017 Mill Rate: .0110