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Encyclopedia > Piscataquis County, Maine
Piscataquis County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Piscataquis County
Location in the state of Maine
Statistics
Formed
Seat Dover-Foxcroft
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

11,337 km² (4,377 mi²)
 km² ( mi²)
1,065 km² (411 mi²), 9.39%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

17,235
2/km² 

Piscataquis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of 2000, the population is 17,235. Its county seat is Dover-Foxcroft6. Image File history File links Map_of_Maine_highlighting_Piscataquis_County. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Dover-Foxcroft is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Dover-Foxcroft is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... 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. ...

Contents


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,337 km² (4,377 mi²). 10,272 km² (3,966 mi²) of it is land and 1,065 km² (411 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.39% 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. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent Counties

Aroostook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 17,235 people, 7,278 households, and 4,854 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/mi²). There were 13,783 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.84% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. 0.52% of the population were 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). ... 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. ... 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 were 7,278 households out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.10% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.30% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.83. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 27.50% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,250, and the median income for a family was $34,852. Males had a median income of $28,149 versus $20,241 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,374. 14.80% of the population and 11.20% of families were below the poverty line. 17.80% of those under the age of 18 and 13.90% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line 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

Abbot is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Atkinson is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Beaver Cove is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Bowerbank is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Brownville is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Dover-Foxcroft is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Greenville is a Maine town located in Piscataquis County on Moosehead Lake. ... Guilford is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Kingsbury is a plantation in Piscataquis County, Maine, USA. As of the 2000 census, the plantation had a total population of 9. ... Lake View is a plantation located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Medford is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Milo is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Monson is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Parkman is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Sangerville is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Sebec is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Shirley is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Wellington is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Willimantic is a town located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ...

Territories

Blanchard is an unorganized territory located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Southeast Piscataquis is an unorganized territory located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Northeast Piscataquis is an unorganized territory located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ... Northwest Piscataquis is an unorganized territory located in Piscataquis County, Maine. ...

External links

  • Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce
  • Three Rivers Community Alliance
Flag of Maine The State of Maine
 Capital  Augusta
 Regions 

Down East | Maine Atlantic Coast | Maine Highlands | North Woods | Western Maine Mountains Image File history File links Flag_of_Maine. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... 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 Maine North Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine. ... The Western Maine Mountains region spans along most of the Maines western border with New Hampshire. ...

 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 U.S. 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. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ... Penobscot 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 U.S. state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...

 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 Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Downtown Bangor 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. ... Seal of Belfast, ME Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... City Hall in 2005 Biddeford is a city located in York County, Maine, United States. ... Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Trucks outside a starch factory in Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine, October 1940 Location of city of Caribou in state of Maine Caribou is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County, Maine. ... Location of town of Houlton in state of Maine Houlton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, on the United States-Canada border, located at . ... Location of town of Kittery in state of Maine Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: ci. ... 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. ... Official website: www. ... Presque Isle is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Seal of Rockland, ME 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. ... Location of city of Saco in Maine Saco is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Sanford is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... Seal of South Portland 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. ...

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History of Piscataquis County, Maine (759 words)
Piscataquis County is the central region of Maine.
Penobscot County bounds it on the east and south, Somerset on the west and south, and Aroostook on the north and east.
The whole of this county is on the north side of the 45th parallel of north latitude.
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