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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Waldo County<1>.

The location of Freedom has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Freedom has a population of 724 people<3> (see below for details).

Freedom is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Freedom lies within the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Freedom: 04941<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freedom had an population of 724 people. This is an increase of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Freedom had a population of 719 people. This makes Freedom the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Freedom represents 0.05% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 327th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 719 people, the population of Freedom increased 11.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 645 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Freedom.

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Freedom.

Communities near Freedom ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Freedom.

  • Waterville
  • Winslow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winslow
    • Winslow lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,654 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winslow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winslow<7>
  • Belfast
  • Fairfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<7>
  • Vassalboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vassalboro
    • Vassalboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vassalboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vassalboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vassalboro<7>
  • China
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for China
    • China lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for China have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on China
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for China<7>
  • Pittsfield
  • Clinton
  • Benton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
    • Benton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Freedom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,720 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
  • Searsport

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 Freedom. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freedom.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freedom. 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 Freedom.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freedom. See our Newspapers Page for Freedom.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

Looking for more information about Freedom? 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 Freedom, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Freedom.

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freedom in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Freedom was the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Freedom the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freedom.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Waldo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Freedom.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Freedom). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Freedom or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FreedomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5303, Longitude: -69.2978       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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