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Welcome to Castle Hill ...

Castle Hill is located in Aroostook County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Castle Hill, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1857.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Castle Hill has a population of 393 people<3> (see below for details).

Castle Hill is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Castle Hill (for example, toward Perth - Andover (NB)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

Castle Hill is within the boundaries of the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Castle Hill had an population of 393 people. This is a decrease of 7.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Castle Hill had a population of 425 people. This makes Castle Hill the county's 36th most populous community.

The population of Castle Hill represents 0.03% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 381st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 425 people, the population of Castle Hill decreased 6.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 454 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Castle Hill.

Communities Also Named Castle Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Castle Hill - they are located in Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York and Virginia.

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

Communities near Castle Hill ...

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

  • Presque Isle
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Caribou
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou
    • Caribou is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,622 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caribou <5>
  • Fort Fairfield
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Washburn
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
    • Washburn is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,533 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washburn <5>
  • Ashland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland <5>
  • Easton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,177 people
  • New Sweden
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sweden
    • New Sweden is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Sweden <5>
  • Westfield
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
    • Westfield is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
  • Chapman
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapman
    • Chapman is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 450 people
  • Portage Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage Lake
    • Portage Lake is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 370 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Hill ...

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

Adding Castle Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Castle Hill 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 Castle Hill was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Castle Hill post office opened in 1857.

We also found Castle Hill in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Castle Hill.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Castle Hill. 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 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 Castle Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castle Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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