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The Forks, Maine
Welcome to The Forks ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, The Forks has a population of 36 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of The Forks has also been called The Forks Plantation. and Plantation of The Forks. For more information about the names of The Forks, see The Names of The Forks on our Genealogy Page.
The Forks is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The Forks lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The Forks is located in the (207) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, The Forks had an population of 36 people. This is a decrease of 2.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, The Forks had a population of 37 people. This makes The Forks the county's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 37 people, the population of The Forks increased 5.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 35 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for The Forks.
Communities Also Named The Forks ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named The Forks - they are located in California, Kentucky, New Brunswick, New York (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for The Forks.
Communities near The Forks ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near The Forks.
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 The Forks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for The Forks.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The Forks. 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 The Forks.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around The Forks. See our Newspapers Page for The Forks.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Forks ...
Looking for more information about The Forks? 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 The Forks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for The Forks.
Adding The Forks to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of The Forks in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for The Forks was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for The Forks on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Dec 2021