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Welcome to Appleton ...

Appleton is located in Knox County<1>.

The location of Appleton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Appleton has a population of 1,368 people<3> (see below for details).

Appleton is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Appleton lies within the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Appleton had an population of 1,368 people. This is an increase of 3.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.63% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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

Adding Appleton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Appleton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Appleton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Appleton on a Rand McNally Map of Maine (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Appleton on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Appleton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Appleton.

  • Rockland [Knox County]
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    • Rockland [Knox County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,165 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockland<6>
  • Belfast [Waldo County]
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    • Belfast [Waldo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,679 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belfast<6>
  • Waldoboro [Lincoln County]
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    • Waldoboro [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,069 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldoboro<6>
  • Warren [Knox County]
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    • Warren [Knox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,844 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camden [Knox County]
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      • Camden [Knox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<6>
    • China [Kennebec County]
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      • China [Kennebec County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,302 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for China have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for China<6>
    • Rockport [Knox County]
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      • Rockport [Knox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockport<6>
    • Thomaston [Knox County]
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      • Thomaston [Knox County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,745 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston<6>
    • Searsport [Waldo County]
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      • Searsport [Waldo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Searsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Searsport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Searsport<6>
    • Windsor [Kennebec County]
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      • Windsor [Kennebec County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Appleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Appleton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Appleton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appleton. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Appleton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Appleton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maine

About Knox County

About Maine

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: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Knox, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Appleton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Appleton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2892, Longitude: -69.2509       In this case, the coordinates for Appleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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