Gorham, Maine

Gorham: Town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States


Gorham is a town located in the county of Cumberland in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,381 and a population density of 319 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,962 inhabitants.

The town was created 288 years ago in 1735.

Gorham locator map
Location of Gorham on Maine map.

Quick Facts about Gorham

Population : 17,962 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Cumberland County
Postal code : 04038
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 51.29 km2
Altitude : 207 feet / 63 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1736 (288 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:56:24 (15th June 2024)
Density : 350 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.8% (2010-2020)
Academy Building  Gorham  ME image
Academy Building Gorham ME
Academy Building  Gorham  ME image


Gorham is located at 43°40'46"N 70°26'39"W (43.6795200, -70.4442200).

Gorham map


The population of Gorham increased by 8.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,381 - census
2011 16,498 0.71% estimation process
2012 16,632 0.81% estimation process
2013 16,799 0.99% estimation process
2014 16,965 0.98% estimation process
2015 17,126 0.94% estimation process
2016 17,429 1.74% estimation process
2017 17,524 0.54% estimation process
2018 17,834 1.74% estimation process
2019 17,978 0.8% estimation process
2020 17,962 -0.09% estimation process

Gorham zip code is 04038. County name: Cumberland, County fips: 23005

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People born in Gorham (19)

People born in Gorham, including Author and co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Ellen G. White, politician Frederick Robie, physicist Edwin Hall, .


  • Horace Wilson (Introduced baseball to Japan) he was born in 10/02/1843
  • Stephen Longfellow (American politician (1776-1849)) he was born in 23/06/1776
  • James Mann (Union United States Army officer (1822-1868)) he was born in 22/06/1822
  • Charles Davis Jameson (American general) he was born in 24/02/1827
  • Hiram Edson (American Seventh-day Adventist leader) he was born in 01/01/1806
  • James Phinney Baxter (American businessman, historian, civic leader) he was born in 23/03/1831
  • Shawn Moody (American politician) he was born in 24/10/1959
  • Joseph Shaw (American fencer) he was born in 01/01/1874
  • Edward Weston (American archer) he was born in 31/07/1846
  • Orland Smith (American football player (1905-1977)) he was born in 05/11/1905
  • Henry Hastings Hunt (American physician) he was born in 07/07/1842
  • Ella M. S. Marble (American journalist, educator, activist, physician.) she was born in 10/08/1850
  • Phebe Cobb Larry Dole (American poet (1835-1909)) she was born in 28/11/1835
  • Harry Howard Cloudman he was born in 22/10/1877
  • Helen Jernegan (American whaler and adventurer) she was born in 08/09/1839
  • Olin C. Moulton (physician) he was born in 26/06/1908

Schools in Gorham

College & universities near Gorham, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161527 Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook Westbrook (ME) 04092

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gorham, ME

Code Name Address Type
POR Portland Transportation Center 100 Thompson's Point Road RAIL
ORB Old Orchard Beach 11 First Street RAIL
SAO Saco Transportation Center 130 Main Street RAIL
FRE Freeport 36 Depot Street RAIL
WEM Wells Regional Transportation Center 696 Sanford Road RAIL

Post offices near Gorham

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gorham Post Office Gorham (ME) 04038

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Cumberland County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cumberland County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
City of Portland 653,115 The twenty-eighth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Portland metropolitan area.
Portland 66,803 The most populous city in Cumberland County, Maine.
West Scarborough 27,706 City in United States of America
South Portland 25,950 City in Cumberland County, Maine, USA
South Portland Gardens 23,893 City in Cumberland County, Maine, United States of America
Scarborough 21,527 Town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Brunswick 20,619 Town in Cumberland County, Maine, US
Westbrook 19,267 City in Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Falmouth 12,440 Town in Cumberland County, Maine
Standish 10,197 Town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Cape Elizabeth 9,322 Town in Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Freeport 8,633 Town in Maine, United States
Yarmouth 8,602 Census-designated place in Cumberland County, Maine
Gray 8,297 Town in Cumberland County, Maine, US
New Gloucester 5,880 City in Maine, United States
Bridgton 5,509 Town in Maine, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Gorham distances to largest Maine cities