The county of Penobscot is located in Maine and was founded in 1816. There are 151,806 residents in Penobscot who have access to courthouses in Bangor, Lincoln, Millinocket, Newport. 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 33,039 residents in Bangor, which is 34.6 square miles and 118ft above sea level. It was settled in February 25, 1791 and is governed by a Council-Manager local government.
There are 5,085 residents in Lincoln, which is 74.7 square miles and 220ft above sea level.
There are 4,506 residents in Millinocket, which is 18.2 square miles and 351ft above sea level. It was settled in 1829.
There are 3,275 residents in Newport, which is 37.0 square miles and 197ft above sea level.