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

The community of Alfred is the Seat for York County.

York County was founded in 1652.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> York had a population of 201,876 people. This is an increase of 8.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 186,742 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, York represented 14.65% of the total population of Maine, making it the state's 2nd 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010197,131+5.56%-2.35% since 2009
2008201,872+8.1%+0.34% since 2007
2000186,742The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Biddeford   21,38320,9422.11% increase  
Sanford   21,10420,8061.43% increase  
Saco   18,20416,8228.22% increase  
York   14,02512,8549.11% increase  
Kennebunk   11,43510,4769.15% increase  

Websites for York County

Official Website:   www.co.york.me.us/

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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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