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

The community of Dover-Foxcroft is the Seat for Piscataquis County.

Piscataquis County was founded in 1838. Piscataquis was created by taking area from Penobscot and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Piscataquis had a population of 16,795 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,235 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Piscataquis represented 1.35% of the total population of Maine, making it the state's 16th most populous county (out of 16 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,535+1.74%+4.41% since 2009
200916,795-2.55%-1.14% since 2008
200816,989-1.43%-1.11% since 2007
200717,179-0.32% 
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200017,235The Last Census

More information can be found on the Piscataquis County Census Page for Piscataquis County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Piscataquis County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Piscataquis County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Dover-Foxcroft   4,1534,2111.38% decrease  
Milo   2,3102,3833.06% decrease  
Greenville   1,7051,6235.05% increase  
Guilford   1,4231,5317.05% decrease  
Brownville   1,2801,2591.67% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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