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Encyclopedia > Lincoln County, Maine

Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. As of 2000, the population is 33,616. Its county seat is Wiscasset6. It is among the fastest growing of Maine's 16 counties. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of them use the term commonwealth) which have membership in the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty, in that an... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Wiscasset is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,812 km² (700 mi²). 1,181 km² (456 mi²) of it is land and 631 km² (244 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 34.84% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Adjacent Counties

Kennebec County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 33,616 people, 14,158 households, and 9,542 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (74/mi²). There are 20,849 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (46/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.46% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 14,158 households out of which 28.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% are married couples living together, 7.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% are non-families. 26.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.82. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 5.50% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 28.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $38,686, and the median income for a family is $45,427. Males have a median income of $31,209 versus $23,161 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,760. 10.10% of the population and 6.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.80% of those under the age of 18 and 9.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns


Alna is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Boothbay Harbor is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Boothbay is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Bremen is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Bristol is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Damariscotta is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Damariscotta-Newcastle is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Dresden is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Edgecomb is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Hibberts is a gore located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Jefferson is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Monhegan is an island located in Lincoln County, Maine about 12 NM off the coast. ... Newcastle is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Nobleboro is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Somerville is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... South Bristol is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Southport is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Waldoboro is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Westport is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Whitefield is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Wiscasset is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ...

State of Maine File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ...

Capital:

Augusta Augusta is the capital of the state of United States. ...

Regions:

Down East | Maine Atlantic Coast | Maine Highlands | North Woods | Western Maine Mountains Down East is a New England geographical term that is applied in at least a couple of different ways. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of Maine. ... The North Woods is a broad region of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... The Western Maine Mountains region spans along most of the Maines western border with New Hampshire. ...

Largest Cities:

Auburn | Augusta | Bangor | Bath | Belfast | Biddeford | Brewer | Caribou | Ellsworth | Houlton | Kittery | Lewiston | Millinocket | Old Orchard Beach | Old Town | Orono | Portland | Presque Isle | Rockland | Rumford | Saco | Sanford | South Portland | Topsham | Waterville | Westbrook Auburn is a city located in Androscoggin County, Maine. ... Augusta is the capital of the state of United States. ... Downtown Bangor, Maine Bangor is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. ... View uphill towards City Hall in Bath Bath is a city located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... Biddeford is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Caribou is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County, Maine. ... Houlton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, on the Canadian border, located at 46. ... Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Lewiston is a city located in Androscoggin County, Maine. ... Millinocket is a mill town in Penobscot County, Maine, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,203. ... Pier at Old Orchard Beach Old Orchard Beach is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... Main Street in Old Town Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Waterfront of Portland along the Fore River Portland is the largest city in Maine with a population of 64,249 citizens as of 2000. ... Presque Isle is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Rockland is a city located in Knox County, Maine. ... Paper mill along the river in Rumford Rumford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Saco is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Sanford is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... South Portland is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Topsham is a town located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Waterville is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Westbrook is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ...

Counties:

Androscoggin | Aroostook | Cumberland | Franklin | Hancock | Kennebec | Knox | Lincoln | Oxford | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Sagadahoc | Somerset | Waldo | Washington | York List of Maine counties: Maine counties Androscoggin County: formed in 1854 from parts of Cumberland County, Kennebec County, Lincoln County, and Oxford County. ... Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Aroostook County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Oxford County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Piscataquis County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Lincoln, Penobscot County, Maine (368 words)
Lincoln is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine.
There is also a Census-designated place nearby: Lincoln (CDP), Maine.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 193.9 km² (74.8 mi²).
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archdiocese of Boston (5114 words)
Archdiocese; comprises Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Plymouth counties in the State of Massachusetts, U.S.A., the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Wareham excepted, embracing an area of 2,465 square miles.
Traces of the Church in New England begin with the arrival of the Jesuit missioner, Peter Biard among the Abenaki Indians of Maine in June, 1611.
In October, at Ellsworth, Maine, the Rev. John Bapst, S.J., was taken by a band of masked men, stripped, smeared with tar and feathers, and forced out of the place.
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