Penobscot County , Maine

Penobscot County: County in Maine, United States of America

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

About

Penobscot County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 153,923 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 151,655 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bangor. The county was created 205 years ago in 1815.

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Geography

Penobscot County is located at 45°24'2"N 68°38'58"W (45.4005100, -68.6494300). It has 6 neighbors: Aroostook County, Hancock County, Piscataquis County, Somerset County, Waldo County and Washington County.

Penobscot County map

The largest city of Penobscot County is Bangor with a population of 31,998. Other cities include, Orono population 10,636, Brewer population 8,948, Old Town population 7,431 and Millinocket population 4,244. See all Penobscot County cities & populated places.

Weather

Penobscot County forecast: A chance of rain showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Penobscot County Quick Facts

Population : 151,655 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
Different from : Penobscot
Twitter username : penobscotcounty
Area : 9210 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.5%
Land as percent of area : 95.5%
Named for : Penobscot people
Altitude : 177 feet / 54 meters
Capital : Bangor
Establishment : January 01, 1816
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:31:25 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.5% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Penobscot County has 6 neighbours.

  • East Millinocket
  • Old Town
  • Carroll Plantation, Maine
  • Patten
  • Woodville
  • Newport
  • Clifton
  • Bangor
  • Edinburg
  • Milford
  • Alton, Maine
  • Greenbush
  • Orrington
  • Etna
  • Kingman
  • Newburgh
  • Dexter
  • Penobscot Indian Island Reservation
  • Levant
  • Carmel
  • Garland
  • Brewer
  • Seboeis Plantation
  • East Central Penobscot, Maine
  • LaGrange
  • Medway
  • Springfield
  • Bradley
  • Stetson
  • Argyle
  • Holden
  • Corinth
  • Whitney, Maine
  • Lowell
  • Lincoln
  • Bradford
  • Charleston
  • Burlington
  • Chester
  • Howland
  • Eddington
  • Millinocket
  • Enfield
  • Maxfield
  • Veazie
  • Hermon
  • Winn
  • Hudson
  • Webster Plantation, Maine
  • Exeter
  • Lakeville
  • Mount Chase
  • Dixmont
  • Kenduskeag
  • Prentiss
  • Plymouth
  • Passadumkeag
  • Mattawamkeag
  • Orono
  • Stacyville
  • Corinna
  • Twombly Ridge
  • Lee
  • Glenburn
  • North Penobscot
  • Hampden
  • Drew Plantation, Maine

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Penobscot County decreased by 1.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 153,923 - census
2011 153,759 -0.11% estimation process
2012 153,347 -0.27% estimation process
2013 153,222 -0.08% estimation process
2014 153,201 -0.01% estimation process
2015 151,929 -0.84% estimation process
2016 151,333 -0.39% estimation process
2017 151,645 0.21% estimation process
2018 151,817 0.11% estimation process
2019 152,148 0.22% estimation process
2020 151,655 -0.33% estimation process

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People born in Penobscot County (7)

People born in Penobscot County, including politician John McGraw, engineer and inventor Percy Spencer, businessman Frank Mason Robinson, you can see a list of people who born in Penobscot County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Penobscot County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Bangor 31,998 City in Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Orono 10,636 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, US
Brewer 8,948 City in Maine, USA
Hampden 7,513 Town in Maine, United States of America
Old Town 7,431 City in Penobscot County, Maine, United States
Hermon 6,104 Town in Maine
Lincoln 4,882 Town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States
Millinocket 4,244 City in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America
Dexter 3,702 Town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States
Orrington 3,668 City in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America
Newport 3,248 Town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States
Holden 3,120 Town in Maine, USA
Levant 2,983 Human settlement in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America
Milford 2,973 Town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America
Carmel 2,857 Town in Maine, United States
Eddington 2,215 Town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States

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Portland 66,803 County seat of Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Oxford County 58,132 County in Maine, United States
Hancock County 55,088 County in Maine, United States
Somerset County 50,635 County in Maine, United States
Knox County 39,951 County in Maine, United States
Waldo County 39,923 County in Maine, United States
Lewiston 36,226 City in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States
Sagadahoc County 36,044 County in Maine, United States
Lincoln County 34,775 County in Maine, United States
Bangor 31,998 City in Penobscot County, Maine, USA