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Welcome to Dresden ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dresden has a population of 1,678 people<2> (see below for details).
Dresden is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dresden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dresden lies within the (207) area code.
The ZIP code for Dresden: 04342<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dresden had an population of 1,678 people. This is an increase of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.26% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dresden had a population of 1,672 people. This makes Dresden the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Dresden represents 0.13% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,672 people, the population of Dresden increased 2.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,625 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dresden.
Adding Dresden 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 Dresden 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 Dresden elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dresden on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Dresden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maine communities named Dresden: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Sagadahoc County.
Beyond Maine, there are 19 communities that are also named Dresden - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Missouri (2), New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dresden.
Communities near Dresden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dresden.
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 Dresden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dresden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dresden. 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 Dresden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dresden. See our Newspapers Page for Dresden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dresden ...
Looking for more information about Dresden? 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 Dresden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dresden.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dresden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.me.us/
The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/
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This page was last modified: 26 Jan 2021