Belfast, Waldo County, Maine

Belfast: City in Maine, United States


Belfast is a city located in the county of Waldo in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,668 and a population density of 67 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,708 inhabitants.

The city was created 249 years ago in 1773.

Quick Facts about Belfast

Population : 6,708 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Waldo County
Postal code : 04915
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 99.37 km2
Altitude : 85 feet / 26 meters
Capital city : Belfast is capital of Waldo County
Establishment : June 06, 1773 (249 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:08:25 (30th November 2022)
Density : 68 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.6% (2010-2020)
Belfast locator map
Location of Belfast on Maine map.
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Belfast Maine
Belfast  Maine image


Belfast is located at 44°25'33"N 69°0'23"W (44.4259100, -69.0064200).

Belfast map


The population of Belfast increased by 0.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,668 - census
2011 6,656 -0.18% estimation process
2012 6,666 0.15% estimation process
2013 6,651 -0.23% estimation process
2014 6,646 -0.08% estimation process
2015 6,628 -0.27% estimation process
2016 6,709 1.21% estimation process
2017 6,727 0.27% estimation process
2018 6,692 -0.52% estimation process
2019 6,679 -0.19% estimation process
2020 6,708 0.43% estimation process

Belfast zip code is 04915. County name: Waldo, County fips: 23027

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People born in Belfast (15)

People born in Belfast, including politician William G. Crosby, politician William Wilder, Army officer and photographer Albert William Stevens, .


  • Hannah Pingree (American politician) she was born in 18/10/1976
  • Herbert L. Foss (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 12/10/1871
  • Hugh Dean McLellan (United States federal judge) he was born in 10/09/1876
  • Joseph B. Smith (American navy officer) he was born in 01/01/1826
  • Live Oak Taylor (American professional baseball player) he was born in 03/02/1851
  • William V. Pratt (United States admiral) he was born in 28/02/1869
  • Sarah D'Alelio (American mixed martial artist) she was born in 13/12/1980
  • Travis Benjamin (American racecar driver) he was born in 13/12/1978
  • Henry E. Noyes (American army officer who fought in the American Civil War, the Great Sioux War of 1876 and the Spanish-American War) he was born in 23/08/1839
  • Lucy Sargent Sawyer (American missionary worker) she was born in 03/04/1840
  • Gladys Pitcher (American music editor, teacher, and composer (1890-1996)) she was born in 01/01/1890
  • Lydia Anne Hunter Knowlton (American botanical collector (1864—1949)) she was born in 22/05/1864

Schools in Belfast

College & universities near Belfast, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161299 Maine Maritime Academy Castine (ME) 04420-0001

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belfast, ME

Code Name Address Type
BFT Belfast, Maine Belmont Ave & US Hwy 1 BUS
SRT Searsport, Maine 161 East Main St. BUS
LCV Lincolnville, Maine 2512 Atlantic Highway BUS
CDN Camden/Rockport, Maine 234 Park St. BUS
ROD Rockland, Maine 517A Main St. BUS

Post offices near Belfast

Post Office Name City ZIP
Belfa Post Office Belfast (ME) 04915

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Belfast , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 1,557 people.
  • Belfast , Pennsylvania census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 1,422 people.

Other cities in Waldo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Waldo County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Winterport 4,028 Town in Waldo County, Maine, United States
Searsport 2,634 Town in Maine, United States
Lincolnville 2,252 City in Marion County, Kansas, United States of America
Unity 2,111 Town in Maine, United States
Stockton Springs 1,640 City in Waldo County, Maine, United States of America
Northport 1,593 Town in Maine, United States
Searsmont 1,424 City in United States of America
Swanville 1,359 City in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States of America
Burnham 1,243 Town in Waldo County, Maine, United States of America
Frankfort 1,196 Town in Maine
Brooks 1,139 Town in Maine, USA
Troy 1,053 Town in Waldo County, Maine, United States
Liberty 977 Town in Maine, United States
Monroe 948 Town in Waldo County, Maine, United States
Morrill 897 Human settlement in Waldo County, Maine, United States of America
Thorndike 897 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Belfast distances to largest Maine cities