Sanford, Maine

Sanford: City in York County, Maine, United States


Sanford is a city located in the county of York in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,790 and a population density of 165 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,253 inhabitants.

The city was created 284 years ago in 1738.

Sanford locator map
Location of Sanford on Maine map.

Quick Facts about Sanford

Population : 21,253 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : York County
Postal code : 04073
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 126.27 km2
Altitude : 262 feet / 80 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1739 (284 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:43:11 (7th December 2023)
Density : 168 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.18% (2010-2020)
Weather : 31℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Main Street  2014  Sanford ME image
Main Street 2014 Sanford ME
Main Street  2014  Sanford ME image


Sanford is located at 43°26'21"N 70°46'27"W (43.4392500, -70.7742200).

Sanford map


Sanford forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. more


The population of Sanford increased by 2.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,790 - census
2011 20,849 0.28% estimation process
2012 20,874 0.12% estimation process
2013 20,835 -0.19% estimation process
2014 20,914 0.38% estimation process
2015 20,917 0.01% estimation process
2016 21,002 0.4% estimation process
2017 21,063 0.29% estimation process
2018 21,141 0.37% estimation process
2019 21,223 0.39% estimation process
2020 21,253 0.14% estimation process

Sanford zip code is 04073. County name: York, County fips: 23031

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People born in Sanford (10)

People born in Sanford, including Roman-Catholic Bishop from the United States Michael Richard Cote, Golf instructor, broadcaster Peter Kostis, politician Aaron Libby, .


  • Frank Augustus Allen (American politician) he was born in 29/01/1835
  • Mike McGinnis (Brooklyn-based Clarinetist, Saxophonists, and Composer) he was born in 01/01/1973
  • Amédée Wilfrid Proulx (Catholic bishop) he was born in 31/08/1932
  • George Lambert (American politician, born 1968) he was born in 04/09/1968
  • Odette Delacroix (American movie actress) she was born in 15/10/1989
  • Jane Lord Hersom (American physician) she was born in 06/08/1840
  • Clarabel Gilman (American teacher, botanist, botanical collector and writer (1851-1919)) she was born in 06/07/1851

Schools in Sanford

College & universities near Sanford, ME

Code Name City ZIP
433970 Harris School of Business-Sanford Campus Sanford (ME) 04073

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sanford, ME

Code Name Address Type
WEM Wells Regional Transportation Center 696 Sanford Road RAIL
SAO Saco Transportation Center 130 Main Street RAIL
DOV Dover Transportation Center 33 Chestnut St. RAIL
ORB Old Orchard Beach 11 First Street RAIL
DHM Durham–UNH station 3 Depot Road RAIL

Post offices near Sanford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sanford Post Office Sanford (ME) 04073

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Sanford , Florida The most populous city in Seminole County, Florida. It is located in the central part of the state. Sanford is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Sanford History Museum and the Sanford Riverwalk. with a population of 61,508 people.
  • Sanford , North Carolina city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States of America with a population of 30,361 people.
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  • Sanford , Colorado Statutory Town in Conejos County, Colorado, United States with a population of 900 people.
  • Sanford , Michigan human settlement in Midland County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 845 people.
  • Sanford , Alabama town in Covington County, Alabama, United States with a population of 259 people.
  • Sanford , Texas town in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States with a population of 155 people.

Other cities in York County

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

City Name Population Title
Biddeford 21,500 City in York County, Maine
Saco 20,121 City in York County, Maine
York Beach 12,854 Unincorporated community in Maine
Kennebunk 11,706 Town in Maine
Wells 10,819 Town in York County, Maine, United States
Wells Beach Station 10,162 City in York County, Maine, United States of America
Kittery 9,876 Town in Maine
Old Orchard Beach 9,095 Town and census-designated place in York County, Maine, United States
Buxton 8,368 Town in Maine, United States
Waterboro 8,007 Town in Maine
Berwick 7,996 Town in Maine
South Berwick 7,613 Town in Maine
Eliot 7,115 Town in Maine
Lebanon 6,435 Town in Maine
North Berwick 4,745 Town in East Lothian, Scotland
Hollis Center 4,637 City in York County, Maine, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sanford distances to largest Maine cities