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Welcome to Bancroft ...

Bancroft is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bancroft has a population of 65 people<3> (see below for details).

Bancroft is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Bancroft lies within the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bancroft had an population of 65 people. This is a decrease of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bancroft had a population of 68 people. This makes Bancroft the county's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 68 people, the population of Bancroft increased 11.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 61 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bancroft ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Bancroft - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bancroft ...

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

  • Mattawamkeag [Penobscot County]
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    • Mattawamkeag [Penobscot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mattawamkeag<6>
  • Danforth [Washington County]
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    • Danforth [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 577 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danforth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danforth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danforth<6>
  • Springfield [Penobscot County]
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    • Springfield [Penobscot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bancroft
    • 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<6>
  • Amity [Aroostook County]
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    • Amity [Aroostook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weston [Aroostook County]
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      • Weston [Aroostook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston 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 Weston<6>
    • Carroll [Penobscot County]
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      • Carroll [Penobscot County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 146 people
      • Carroll has also been known as:
      • Carroll Plantation
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    • Reed Plantation [Aroostook County]
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      • Reed Plantation [Aroostook County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Bancroft
      • 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.
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    • Orient [Aroostook County]
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      • Orient [Aroostook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient 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 Orient<6>
    • Haynesville [Aroostook County]
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      • Haynesville [Aroostook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Macwahoc Plantation [Aroostook County]
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      • Macwahoc Plantation [Aroostook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 74 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macwahoc Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macwahoc 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 Bancroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bancroft.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bancroft ...

Looking for more information about Bancroft? 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 Bancroft, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bancroft.

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About Aroostook County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Aroostook County: www.aroostook.me.us/

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 Aroostook, 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 Bancroft.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bancroft - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bancroft) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bancroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6737, Longitude: -68.0308       In this case, the coordinates for Bancroft 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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