York County, Maine

York County: County in Maine, United States


York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,131 and a population density of 155 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 209,066 inhabitants. Its county seat is Alfred. The county was created 387 years ago in 1635.

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

Quick Facts about York County

Population : 209,066 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
Different from : York County, York County, York County, York County
Area : 1270 km2
Water as percent of area : 22%
Land as percent of area : 78%
Named for : York
Capital : Alfred
Establishment : January 01, 1636
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:11:04 (6th December 2023)
Density : 165 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.71% (2010-2020)
Weather : 33℉ Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
York County Courthouse  Alfred  ME image
York County Courthouse Alfred ME
York County Courthouse  Alfred  ME image


York County is located at 43°25'45"N 70°40'13"W (43.4292300, -70.6701500). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Cumberland County, Oxford County, Rockingham County and Strafford County.

York County map

The largest city of York County is Biddeford with a population of 21,500. Other cities include, Sanford population 21,253, Saco population 20,121, York Beach population 12,854 and Wells Beach Station population 10,162. See all York County cities & populated places.

York County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in York County.

City Name Population Title
Biddeford 21,500 City in York County, Maine
Sanford 21,253 City in York County, Maine, United States
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


York County forecast: A slight chance of snow showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North wind around 5 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected. more

York County has 5 neighbours.

  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Acton
  • Hollis
  • Kennebunk
  • Kittery
  • Sanford
  • Dayton
  • Limington
  • Shapleigh
  • North Berwick
  • Waterboro
  • Ogunquit
  • South Berwick
  • Kennebunkport
  • Biddeford
  • Arundel
  • Saco
  • Lebanon
  • York
  • Wells
  • Eliot
  • Cornish
  • Buxton
  • Lyman
  • Newfield
  • Limerick
  • Alfred
  • Parsonsfield
  • Berwick


The population of York County increased by 5.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 197,131 - census
2011 198,240 0.56% estimation process
2012 198,872 0.32% estimation process
2013 199,429 0.28% estimation process
2014 200,827 0.7% estimation process
2015 201,223 0.2% estimation process
2016 202,565 0.66% estimation process
2017 204,282 0.84% estimation process
2018 205,869 0.77% estimation process
2019 207,641 0.85% estimation process
2020 209,066 0.68% estimation process

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People born in York County (8)

People born in York County, including novelist, short story writer and poet Sarah Orne Jewett, politician Frank Swett Black, politician Hugh McCulloch, .


  • Mark H. Dunnell (Union Army officer, politician (1823-1904)) he was born in 02/07/1823
  • John Goodwin Lyman (Canadian artist (1886-1967)) he was born in 29/09/1886
  • Dorothy Walker Bush (American politician) she was born in 01/07/1901
  • Charles Wesley Tuttle he was born in 01/11/1829
  • Levi Ham (American physician and politician) he was born in 16/11/1805

Other places with the same name (5)

Maine Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
City of Portland 653,115 The twenty-eighth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Portland metropolitan area.
Cumberland County 298,111 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 The most populous city in Cumberland County, Maine.
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