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

The community of Machias is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded in 1790.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 32,107 people. This is a decrease of 5.4% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,941 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 2.66% of the total population of Maine, making it the state's 13th 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
201032,856-3.2%+2.33% since 2009
200932,107-5.4%-1.18% since 2008
200832,490-4.28%-0.88% since 2007
200732,780-3.42% 
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200033,941The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Calais   3,1583,4478.38% decrease  
Machias   2,1352,3539.26% decrease  
Baileyville   1,5311,6869.19% decrease  
Eastport   1,5141,6407.68% decrease  
Lubec   1,5081,6528.72% decrease  

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<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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