Verona Island Real Estate
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Verona Island is a town located on an island of the same name in the Penobscot River in Hancock County, Maine, United States.
The island and community has undergone numerous name changes. It was originally Penobscot Island, part of the Waldo Patent. When Henry Knox bequeathed it to his orphaned grandchildren, it became known as Orphan Island. In 1839 it became the plantation of Wetmore Isle. The name was changed to Verona (after Verona, Italy) upon its incorporation as a town on February 18, 1861. The town lengthened its name to Verona Island, matching the name of the landform on which it was located, in a March 27, 2004 referendum.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 8.7 square miles, of which 6.2 square miles is land and 2.5 square miles, or 28.56%, is water.
As of the 2000 census, there were 533 people, 223 households, and 161 families residing in the town. The population density was 85.6 people per square mile. There were 262 housing units at an average density of 42.1 per square mile.
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