Cushing, Knox County, Maine

Cushing: Town in Maine


Cushing is a town located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,534 and a population density of 59 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,500 inhabitants.

Cushing is a town in Knox County, Maine. It was founded in 1789 and named after Sir William Cushing. The area has been popular with artists for its unspoiled natural setting, and it includes the villages of North Cushing, Cushing, South Cushing, and Pleasant Point. 

The town is home to several hiking trails that offer views of the surrounding mountains and forests. 

Cushing also has three other points of interest: The Cushing Town Hall, which was built in 1859; the Cushing Cemetery; and the Cushing Memorial Library.

Quick Facts about Cushing

Population : 1,500 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 04563
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 26.05 km2
Altitude : 85 feet / 26 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:14:14 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 58 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.27% (2010-2020)
Cushing locator map
Location of Cushing on Maine map.
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Cushing is located at 44°1'9"N 69°14'23"W (44.0192500, -69.2397700).

Cushing map


According to census records, the population of Cushing decreased by 2.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,534 - census
2011 1,528 -0.39% estimation process
2012 1,520 -0.53% estimation process
2013 1,516 -0.26% estimation process
2014 1,520 0.26% estimation process
2015 1,514 -0.4% estimation process
2016 1,507 -0.46% estimation process
2017 1,504 -0.2% estimation process
2018 1,496 -0.53% estimation process
2019 1,495 -0.07% estimation process
2020 1,500 0.33% estimation process

Cushing zip code is 04563. County name: Knox, County fips: 23013

People born in Cushing (1)

American librarian (1936-1919) Raymond Cazallis Davis was born in Cushing

Schools in Cushing

College & universities near Cushing, ME

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

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cushing, ME

Code Name Address Type
ROD Rockland, Maine 517A Main St. BUS
WDR Waldoboro, Maine US hwy 1 and hwy 32 BUS
CDN Camden/Rockport, Maine 234 Park St. BUS
DAM Damariscotta, Maine 167 Main St. BUS
LCV Lincolnville, Maine 2512 Atlantic Highway BUS

Post offices near Cushing

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cushing Post Office Cushing (ME) 04563

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Knox County

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

City Name Population Title
Rockland 7,183 City in Knox County, Maine, United States
Warren 4,835 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Camden 4,806 Town in Maine, United States
Rockport 3,389 Rockport is a town in Knox County in the state of Maine.
Thomaston 2,763 Census-designated place in Knox County, Maine
Saint George 2,578 Town in Maine, USA
Union 2,275 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Hope 1,698 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
South Thomaston 1,642 City in Knox County, Maine, United States of America
Owls Head 1,608 City in United States of America
Washington 1,520 Town in Maine
Appleton 1,381 Town in Knox County, Maine
Friendship 1,143 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Vinalhaven 1,128 City in Maine, United States of America
North Haven 358 Town of the United States
Isle Au Haut 65 Town in Maine, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Cushing distances to largest Maine cities