Hancock county. On the E. side of Penobscot bay, opposite to Islesborough and Castine. It is bounded on the N. by an arm of that bay, and includes cape Rosico. This town is well located for navigation and the fisheries. It lies 80 miles E. from Augusta and about 25 S.E. from Ellsworth. Population, 1837, 1,192. Incorporated, 1817.