Machias, Maine

Machias: Town in Washington County, Maine


Machias is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,221 and a population density of 150 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,844 inhabitants.

The town was created 240 years ago in 1784.

Quick Facts about Machias

Population : 1,844 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 04654
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 14.8 km2
Altitude : 82 feet / 25 meters
Capital city : Machias is capital of Washington County
Establishment : June 06, 1784 (240 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:17:11 (15th July 2024)
Density : 125 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -20.44% (2010-2020)


Machias is located at 44°42'54"N 67°27'41"W (44.7150800, -67.4613800).

Machias map


According to census records, the population of Machias decreased by 20.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,221 - census
2011 2,200 -0.95% estimation process
2012 2,185 -0.69% estimation process
2013 2,121 -3.02% estimation process
2014 2,095 -1.24% estimation process
2015 2,084 -0.53% estimation process
2016 2,058 -1.26% estimation process
2017 2,030 -1.38% estimation process
2018 2,028 -0.1% estimation process
2019 2,027 -0.05% estimation process
2020 1,844 -9.92% estimation process

Machias zip code is 04654. County name: Washington, County fips: 23029

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People born in Machias (14)

People born in Machias, including politician Jeremiah O'Brien, politician Stephen Clark Foster, entrepreneur E. F. Albee, .


  • George Donworth (United States federal judge) he was born in 26/11/1861
  • George Harris (American theologian, born 1844) he was born in 01/04/1844
  • Nellie Parker Spaulding (American actress (1870-1945)) she was born in 04/08/1870
  • Stephen Clark Foster (American mayor) he was born in 01/01/1820
  • W. A. Storey (Mayor of Portland, Oregon from 1899-1900) he was born in 04/01/1854
  • George Stillman Hillard (American lawyer, author, and politician) he was born in 22/09/1808
  • M. S. Drew (American politician) he was born in 09/01/1827
  • Alfred K. Ames (American politician from Maine) he was born in 04/09/1866
  • Nate Dingle he was born in 23/07/1971
  • Philip Seabury Smith (United States Trade Commissioner to South America) he was born in 07/04/1884
  • H. H. Porter (American industrialist) he was born in 07/12/1835

Schools in Machias

College & universities near Machias, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161244 University of Maine at Machias Machias (ME) 04654-1397

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Machias, ME

Code Name Address Type
ORO Orono (University of Maine), Maine Squapan Rd and Gym Dr BUS
BAN Bangor, Maine 1039 Union St. BUS
SRT Searsport, Maine 161 East Main St. BUS

Post offices near Machias

Post Office Name City ZIP
Machia Post Office Machias (ME) 04654

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Machias , New York town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,267 people.

Other cities in Washington County

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

City Name Population Title
Calais 3,026 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Jonesport 1,332 City in Washington County, Maine, United States of America
East Machias 1,305 City in Washington County, Maine, United States of America
Milbridge 1,301 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Eastport 1,275 City in Washington County, Maine, United States
Lubec 1,267 Town in Maine
Addison 1,265 Civil town in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States
Cherryfield 1,167 City in United States of America
Steuben 1,148 Village in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States
Woodland 1,141 Town in Aroostook County, Maine
Harrington 970 Town in Maine, United States
Machiasport 961 Town of the United States
Perry 934 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Princeton 799 Town in Washington County, Maine, United States
Pembroke 796 Town in Maine, United States
Jonesboro 597 Town in Maine, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Machias distances to largest Maine cities