Somerset County , Maine

Somerset County: County in Maine, United States

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

About

Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,228 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 50,635 inhabitants. Its county seat is Skowhegan. The county was created 212 years ago in 1808.

Courthouse  Skowhegan  ME image
Courthouse Skowhegan ME
Courthouse  Skowhegan  ME image

Geography

Somerset County is located at 45°30'50"N 69°57'32"W (45.5138500, -69.9588200). It has 6 neighbors: Aroostook County, Franklin County, Kennebec County, Penobscot County, Piscataquis County and Waldo County.

Somerset County map

The largest city of Somerset County is Canaan with a population of 2,168. Other cities include, Saint Albans population 1,979, Embden population 956, Bingham population 900 and New Portland population 688. See all Somerset County cities & populated places.

Weather

Somerset County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph. more

Somerset County Quick Facts

Population : 50,635 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
Different from : Somerset County, Somerset County, Somerset County
Area : 10607 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.1%
Land as percent of area : 95.9%
Named for : Somerset
Capital : Skowhegan
Establishment : January 01, 1809
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:15:37 (28th September 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.15% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Somerset County has 6 neighbours.

  • Harmony
  • Mercer
  • Moose River
  • Fairfield
  • Pittsfield
  • Northwest Somerset, Maine
  • Seboomook Lake, Maine
  • Smithfield
  • Highland Plantation
  • Solon
  • Detroit
  • Ripley
  • Cambridge
  • Starks
  • Anson
  • Brighton Plantation, Maine
  • West Forks
  • Caratunk
  • Canaan
  • Northeast Somerset, Maine
  • Dennistown
  • St. Albans
  • Madison
  • Jackman
  • Skowhegan
  • Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Maine
  • Central Somerset, Maine
  • Cornville
  • The Forks
  • Palmyra
  • New Portland
  • Bingham
  • Athens
  • Hartland
  • Embden
  • Norridgewock
  • Moscow

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Somerset County decreased by 3.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,228 - census
2011 51,930 -0.57% estimation process
2012 51,806 -0.24% estimation process
2013 51,698 -0.21% estimation process
2014 51,235 -0.9% estimation process
2015 50,729 -1% estimation process
2016 50,546 -0.36% estimation process
2017 50,351 -0.39% estimation process
2018 50,489 0.27% estimation process
2019 50,484 -0.01% estimation process
2020 50,635 0.3% estimation process

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People born in Somerset County (1)

American politician (1876-1940) Clyde H. Smith was born in Somerset County

Other places with the same name (4)

Somerset County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Skowhegan 8,238 Town in Maine, USA
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

Maine Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
City of Portland 653,115 City in Oregon, USA
Cumberland County 298,111 County in Maine, United States
York County 209,066 County in Maine, United States
Penobscot County 151,655 County in Maine, United States of America
Kennebec County 122,955 County in Maine, United States
Androscoggin County 108,547 County in Maine, United States
Aroostook County 66,804 County in Maine, United States
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
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