The county of Hancock is located in Maine and was founded in 1789. There are 54,419 residents in Hancock who have access to courthouses in Ellsworth. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Maine is part of the 1st federal circuit court as well.
There are 7,741 residents in Ellsworth, which is 93.9 square miles and 108ft above sea level. It was settled in 1763 and is governed by a local government.