The county of Somerset is located in Maine and was founded in 1809. There are 50,915 residents in Somerset who have access to courthouses in Skowhegan. 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 8,589 residents in Skowhegan, which is 60.5 square miles and 223ft above sea level. It was settled in 1771 and is governed by a local government.