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Appleton, Maine

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Welcome to Appleton ...

Appleton is located in Knox County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Appleton has a population of 1,342 people<1> (see below for details).

Appleton is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Appleton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Appleton is located in the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Appleton had a population of 1,316 people. This makes Appleton the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Appleton represents 0.1% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,316 people, the population of Appleton increased 3.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,271 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Appleton had an population of 1,342 people. This is an increase of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Appleton.

Communities near Appleton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Appleton and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Belfast   [Map]   6,647   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Camden   [Map]   4,835   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
China   [Map]   4,243   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Rockland   [Map]   7,179   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rockport   [Map]   3,380   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint George   [Map]   2,592   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Appleton.

Communities Also Named Appleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Appleton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Appleton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appleton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appleton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Appleton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleton ...

Looking for more information about Appleton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Appleton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Appleton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Appleton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Knox County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Appleton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.midcoast.com/

The official website for State of Maine: www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Appleton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Appleton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Appleton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2892, Longitude: -69.2509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Appleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Appleton.