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United States (United States) (search for this): entry york
York, A town and port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Popula
Falmouth, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry york
nd port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Population in 1900, 2,668.
Agamenticus (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry york
York, A town and port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Popula
England (United Kingdom) (search for this): entry york
d port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Population in 1900, 2,668.
Portsmouth (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): entry york
York, A town and port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Populat
Cape Neddick (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry york
York, A town and port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Populat
Portland (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry york
nd port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Population in 1900, 2,668.
Maine (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry york
d port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Population in 1900, 2,668.
York (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry york
York, A town and port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Populat
York, Me. (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry york
d port of entry in York county, Me.; on the York River and Cape Neddick harbors; 9 miles northeast of Portsmouth. It was settled about 1624 under the name of Agamenticus, on a portion of the territory granted to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason by the Plymouth council in 1622. On April 10, 1641, it was given a city charter and government by Sir Ferdinando under the name of Georgeana, and it was thus the first English city on the continent of America. In 1652 it was organized as a town under the name of York, from the city of that name in England. From 1716 to 1735 it was the shire town of Yorkshire county, which included the whole province of Maine; from 1735 to 1760 shire town with Falmouth (now Portland) of the whole province; and from 1760 to 1800 shire town of York county. In 1802 Alfred was made a shire town with York, and continued so till 1832, when all the courts were removed to Alfred. York is now principally known as a summer resort. Population in 1900, 2,668.
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