Skowhegan Somerset County, Maine

Skowhegan: Town in Maine, USA

About

Skowhegan is a town located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,589 and a population density of 142 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,238 inhabitants.

The town was created 250 years ago in 1770.

Skowhegan Quick Facts

Population : 8,238 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 04976
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 60.47 km2
Altitude : 223 feet / 68 meters
Capital city : Skowhegan is capital of Somerset County
Establishment : January 01, 1771 (250 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:17:12 (28th November 2021)
Density : 136 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.26% (2010-2020)
Weather : 35℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Business Section  Water Street  Skowhegan  ME image
Business Section Water Street Skowhegan ME
Business Section  Water Street  Skowhegan  ME image

Geography

Skowhegan is located at 44°45'54"N 69°43'9"W (44.7650600, -69.7192200).

Skowhegan map

Weather

Skowhegan forecast: Sunny, with a high near 35. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Skowhegan decreased by 4.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,589 - census
2011 8,525 -0.75% estimation process
2012 8,499 -0.31% estimation process
2013 8,468 -0.37% estimation process
2014 8,388 -0.95% estimation process
2015 8,300 -1.06% estimation process
2016 8,264 -0.44% estimation process
2017 8,239 -0.3% estimation process
2018 8,254 0.18% estimation process
2019 8,239 -0.18% estimation process
2020 8,238 -0.01% estimation process

Skowhegan zip code is 04976. County name: Somerset, County fips: 23025

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Local Places in Skowhegan

1 Skowhegan Municipal Building
Rating: 3 (3)

Address: 225 Water St, Skowhegan, ME 04976 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Skowhegan (16)

People born in Skowhegan, including politician Abner Coburn, Member of the United States Senate from Maine Margaret Chase Smith, politician Forrest Goodwin, you can see a list of people who born in Skowhegan.

  • Stephen Coburn (American politician) he was born in 11/11/1817
  • Daniel Dole (missionary) he was born in 09/09/1808
  • Edmund Pearson Dole (lawyer from New England who served as the first Attorney General of the Territory of Hawaii) he was born in 28/02/1850
  • George H. Littlefield (American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 02/05/1842
  • Henry A. Wyman (American politician) he was born in 03/02/1861
  • Louise Helen Coburn (American botanist, botanical collector, writer, poet and founder of Sigma Kappa (1856-1949)) she was born in 01/09/1856
  • Rodney Whittemore (Maine State Senator)
  • Kenneth P. MacLeod (American politician) he was born in 14/02/1923
  • William H. McLellan (Maine politician) he was born in 25/11/1832
  • Edmund Clarence Messer (American painter) he was born in 18/02/1842
  • Glen A. Huff (judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals, United States) he was born in 01/01/1951
  • L. P. Wyman (US author (1873-1950)) he was born in 12/07/1873
  • Hannah Judkins Starbird (Nurse in the American Civil War (1832-1922)) she was born in 10/08/1832

Schools in Skowhegan

College & universities near Skowhegan, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161192 Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield (ME) 04937-1367

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Skowhegan, ME

Code Name Address Type
AGM Augusta, ME 9 Industrial Drive BUS
BFT Belfast, Maine Belmont Ave & US Hwy 1 BUS
BAN Bangor, Maine 1039 Union St. BUS
SRT Searsport, Maine 161 East Main St. BUS
WDR Waldoboro, Maine US hwy 1 and hwy 32 BUS

Post offices near Skowhegan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Skowhegan Post Office Skowhegan (ME) 04976

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Fairfield 6,552 Town in Somerset County, Maine, United States
Madison 4,696 Town in Somerset County, Maine, United States
Pittsfield 4,003 Town in Somerset County, Maine, United States
Norridgewock 3,227 Town in Somerset County, Maine, United States
Anson 2,397 Town in Somerset County, Maine, United States
Canaan 2,168 Human settlement in Somerset County, Maine, United States of America
Palmyra 1,979 Town in Maine
Saint Albans 1,979 St.
Hartland 1,724 Town in Maine, United States
Cornville 1,389 Town in Somerset County, Maine
Solon 1,078 Town in Maine, United States
Smithfield 1,008 Town in Maine, United States
Athens 976 Town in Maine, United States
Embden 956 Human settlement in United States of America
Bingham 900 Human settlement in Somerset County, Maine, United States of America
Harmony 895 Town in Maine, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Skowhegan distances to largest Maine cities