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Welcome to Baring (aka 'Baring Plantation') ...

Baring is located in Washington County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Baring, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1827.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baring has a population of 238 people<2> (see below for details).

Baring is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Baring is within the boundaries of the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Baring: 04694<4>

The community of Baring has also been called Baring Plantation.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baring had an population of 238 people. This is a decrease of 5.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baring had a population of 251 people. This makes Baring the county's 33rd most populous community.

The population of Baring represents 0.02% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 423rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 251 people, the population of Baring decreased 8.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 273 people).

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

Communities Also Named Baring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Baring - they are located in Missouri, Saskatchewan and Washington.

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

Communities near Baring ...

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

  • Saint Stephen
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Stephen <6>
  • Calais
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calais have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calais
    • Calais is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calais <6>
  • Saint Stephen Parish
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen Parish
  • Saint Andrews
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andrews came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Andrews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Andrews <6>
  • Baileyville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baileyville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baileyville
    • Baileyville is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,456 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baileyville <6>
  • Woodland
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
  • Perry
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
    • Perry is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 934 people
  • Princeton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 799 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton <6>
  • Pembroke
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Saint Andrews Parish
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andrews Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Andrews Parish

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baring ...

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

Adding Baring to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Baring was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Baring post office opened in 1827.

We also found Baring in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Baring.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baring. 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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baring.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Baring). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baring or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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