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Welcome to Back Settlement ...

Back Settlement is located in Penobscot County<1>.

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

Back Settlement is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Back Settlement (for example, toward McAdam (NB)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

Back Settlement is located in the (207) area code.

Communities Also Named Back Settlement ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maine communities named Back Settlement: This one is located in Penobscot County and the other is located in Aroostook County.

Beyond Maine, there are 3 communities that are also named Back Settlement - they are located in Nova Scotia and Ontario.

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

Communities near Back Settlement ...

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

  • Lincoln [Penobscot County]
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    • Lincoln [Penobscot County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Back Settlement
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<5>
  • East Millinocket [Penobscot County]
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    • East Millinocket [Penobscot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Back Settlement
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Millinocket have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Millinocket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Millinocket<5>
  • Medway [Penobscot County]
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    • Medway [Penobscot County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Back Settlement
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medway<5>
  • Lee [Penobscot County]
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    • Lee [Penobscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Back Settlement
    • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chester [Penobscot County]
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      • Chester [Penobscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Springfield [Penobscot County]
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      • Springfield [Penobscot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield 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 Springfield<5>
    • Winn [Penobscot County]
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      • Winn [Penobscot County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winn
    • Woodville [Penobscot County]
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      • Woodville [Penobscot County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Carroll [Penobscot County]
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      • Carroll [Penobscot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 146 people
      • Carroll has also been known as:
      • Carroll Plantation
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    • Reed Plantation [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed Plantation
      • Reed Plantation [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Back Settlement
      • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed Plantation

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 Back Settlement. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Back Settlement.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Back Settlement. 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 Back Settlement.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Back Settlement. See our Newspapers Page for Back Settlement.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Back Settlement ...

Looking for more information about Back Settlement? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Back Settlement, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Back Settlement.

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About Penobscot County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Penobscot, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Back Settlement - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Back Settlement) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Back Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5387, Longitude: -68.3186       In this case, the coordinates for Back Settlement have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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