Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine

Wiscasset: Town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States

About

Wiscasset is a town located in the county of Lincoln in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,732 and a population density of 52 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,748 inhabitants.

The town was created 359 years ago in 1662.

Quick Facts about Wiscasset

Population : 3,748 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Lincoln County
Postal code : 04578
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 71.64 km2
Official name : Wiscasset
Altitude : 190 feet / 58 meters
Capital city : Wiscasset is capital of Lincoln County
Establishment : January 01, 1663 (359 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:48:33 (26th June 2022)
Density : 52 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.43% (2010-2020)
Weather : 80℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Wiscasset locator map
Location of Wiscasset on Maine map.
Village Square  Wiscasset  ME image
Village Square Wiscasset ME
Village Square  Wiscasset  ME image

Geography

Wiscasset is located at 44°0'10"N 69°39'56"W (44.0028600, -69.6656000).

Wiscasset map

Weather

Wiscasset forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. more

Demographics

The population of Wiscasset increased by 0.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,732 - census
2011 3,709 -0.62% estimation process
2012 3,693 -0.43% estimation process
2013 3,680 -0.35% estimation process
2014 3,680 0% estimation process
2015 3,650 -0.82% estimation process
2016 3,670 0.54% estimation process
2017 3,701 0.84% estimation process
2018 3,709 0.22% estimation process
2019 3,763 1.44% estimation process
2020 3,748 -0.4% estimation process

Wiscasset zip code is 04578. County name: Lincoln, County fips: 23015

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People born in Wiscasset (10)

People born in Wiscasset, including Congregationalist Hugh J. Anderson, politician Abiel Wood, astronomer Leland Cunningham, .

List

  • Franklin Clark (American politician (1801-1874)) he was born in 02/08/1801
  • John D. McCrate (American politician (1802-1879)) he was born in 01/10/1802
  • Thomas Rice (American politician) he was born in 30/03/1768
  • Aaron Young (American physician and botanist (1819-1898)) he was born in 19/12/1819
  • Benjamin F. Daggett he was born in 30/09/1821
  • John Huntington Crane Coffin (1815-1890 , astronomer) he was born in 14/09/1815
  • Juliana Hatfield (American guitarist/singer-songwriter and author) she was born in 27/07/1967

Schools in Wiscasset

College & universities near Wiscasset, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161004 Bowdoin College Brunswick (ME) 04011

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wiscasset, ME

Code Name Address Type
WST Wiscasset, Maine 279 Bath Rd. BUS
DAM Damariscotta, Maine 167 Main St. BUS
BAT Bath, Maine 10 State Rd BUS
BRK Brunswick Maine Street Station 101 Bath Rd. BUS
WDR Waldoboro, Maine US hwy 1 and hwy 32 BUS

Post offices near Wiscasset

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wisca Post Office Wiscasset (ME) 04578

Other cities in Lincoln County

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

City Name Population Title
Waldoboro 5,078 Town in Maine, United States
Boothbay 3,203 Town in Maine
Bristol 2,796 Town in Maine, United States
Jefferson 2,470 Town in Maine, United States
Whitefield 2,281 City in Lincoln County, Maine, United States of America
Boothbay Harbor 2,225 Town in Maine
Damariscotta 2,158 Town in Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Newcastle 1,779 Town in Maine, United States
Nobleboro 1,663 Town in Maine, United States
Edgecomb 1,265 City in Lincoln County, Maine, United States of America
South Bristol 878 Town in Maine
Bremen 814 Town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Westport 775 Township in Lincoln County, North Carolina
Alna 763 Town in Maine, USA
Southport 603 Town in Maine, United States
Somerville 569 Town in Lincoln County, Maine, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Wiscasset distances to largest Maine cities