Knox County , Maine

Knox County: County in Maine, United States

Knox County locator map
Location of Knox County on Maine map.

About

Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,736 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 39,772 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rockland. The county was created 161 years ago in 1859.

Geography

Knox County is located at 44°4'33"N 69°7'34"W (44.0757500, -69.1259800). It has 3 neighbors: Hancock County, Lincoln County and Waldo County.

Knox County Courthouse  Rockland  Maine image
Knox County Courthouse Rockland Maine

The largest city of Knox County is Rockland with a population of 7,165. Other cities include, South Thomaston population 1,614, Owls Head population 1,603 and Vinalhaven population 1,127. See all Knox County cities & populated places.

Knox County Courthouse  Rockland  Maine image

Knox County map

Knox County Quick Facts

Population : 39,772 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
Different from : Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County
Area : 2958 km2
Water as percent of area : 68%
Land as percent of area : 32%
Named for : Henry Knox
Capital : Rockland
Establishment : January 01, 1860
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:48:46 (4th August 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.09% (2010-2019)

Knox County has 3 neighbours.

  • Appleton
  • Cushing
  • Isle au Haut
  • Camden
  • Rockport
  • Rockland
  • South Thomaston
  • Warren
  • Vinalhaven
  • Matinicus Isle
  • St. George
  • Friendship
  • Owls Head
  • Criehaven, Maine
  • Muscle Ridge Islands
  • Thomaston
  • Washington
  • Hope
  • North Haven
  • Union

Demographics

The population of Knox County increased by 0.09% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,736 - census
2011 39,672 -0.16% estimation process
2012 39,611 -0.15% estimation process
2013 39,691 0.2% estimation process
2014 39,891 0.5% estimation process
2015 39,786 -0.26% estimation process
2016 39,761 -0.06% estimation process
2017 39,759 -0.01% estimation process
2018 39,717 -0.11% estimation process
2019 39,772 0.14% estimation process

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People born in Knox County (4)

People born in Knox County, including composer, music theorist and professor of music Walter Piston, editor in chief of the Seattle Daily Times Alden J. Blethen, book illustrator Charles Copeland, you can see a list of people who born in Knox County.

  • E. S. Clark

Other places with the same name (8)

Knox County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Knox County.

City Name Population Title
Rockland 7,165 City in Knox County, Maine, United States
Warren 4,844 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Camden 4,783 Town in Maine, United States
Rockport 3,363 Town in Maine
Thomaston 2,745 Census-designated place in Knox County, Maine
Saint George 2,574 Town in Maine, USA
Union 2,255 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Hope 1,687 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
South Thomaston 1,614 City in Knox County, Maine, United States of America
Owls Head 1,603 City in United States of America
Washington 1,514 Town in Maine
Cushing 1,495 Town in Maine
Appleton 1,368 Town in Knox County, Maine
Friendship 1,134 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Vinalhaven 1,127 City in Maine, United States of America
North Haven 355 Town of the United States

Maine Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Maine 1,344,212 State of the United States of America
City of Portland 653,115 City in Oregon, USA
Cumberland County 295,003 County in Maine, United States
York County 207,641 County in Maine, United States
Penobscot County 152,148 County in Maine, United States of America
Kennebec County 122,302 County in Maine, United States
Androscoggin County 108,277 County in Maine, United States
Aroostook County 67,055 County in Maine, United States
Portland 66,215 County seat of Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Oxford County 57,975 County in Maine, United States
Hancock County 54,987 County in Maine, United States
Somerset County 50,484 County in Maine, United States
Waldo County 39,715 County in Maine, United States
Lewiston 36,225 City in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States
Sagadahoc County 35,856 County in Maine, United States
Lincoln County 34,634 County in Maine, United States

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