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Welcome to Buckfield ...

Buckfield is located in Oxford County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buckfield has a population of 2,041 people<2> (see below for details).

Buckfield is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Buckfield: (207)

The ZIP code for Buckfield: 04220<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buckfield had an population of 2,041 people. This is an increase of 1.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buckfield had a population of 2,009 people. This makes Buckfield the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Buckfield represents 0.15% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,009 people, the population of Buckfield increased 16.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,723 people).

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

Adding Buckfield 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 Buckfield 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 Buckfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Buckfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Buckfield - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Buckfield ...

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

  • Lewiston [Androscoggin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
    • Lewiston [Androscoggin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Buckfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<6>
  • Auburn [Androscoggin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Androscoggin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Buckfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Winthrop [Kennebec County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winthrop
    • Winthrop [Kennebec County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Buckfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winthrop have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winthrop
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winthrop<6>
  • Turner [Androscoggin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turner
    • Turner [Androscoggin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Buckfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,846 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turner have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Poland [Androscoggin County]
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      • Poland [Androscoggin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poland<6>
    • Paris [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Oxford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,152 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Sabattus [Androscoggin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sabattus
      • Sabattus [Androscoggin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabattus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabattus<6>
    • Norway [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norway
      • Norway [Oxford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<6>
    • Jay [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jay
      • Jay [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,623 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jay<6>
    • Greene [Androscoggin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greene
      • Greene [Androscoggin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Buckfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greene have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greene
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greene<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 Buckfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckfield ...

Looking for more information about Buckfield? 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 Buckfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buckfield.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oxford County: www.oxfordcounty.org/

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 Oxford, 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 Buckfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckfield - 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 Buckfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buckfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Buckfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Buckfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buckfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2900, Longitude: -70.3654    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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