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Welcome to Freeport ...

Freeport is located in Cumberland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Freeport has a population of 8,599 people<2> (see below for details).

Freeport is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Freeport: (207)

The ZIP codes for Freeport: 04032-04034<4>

Websites for Freeport ...

Official Website: www.freeportmaine.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freeport had an population of 8,599 people. This is an increase of 9.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Freeport had a population of 7,879 people. This makes Freeport the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Freeport represents 0.59% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,879 people, the population of Freeport increased 1.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,800 people).

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

Communities Also Named Freeport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Freeport - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Freeport ...

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

  • Portland [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
  • Lewiston [Androscoggin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
    • Lewiston [Androscoggin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<6>
  • South Portland [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Portland
    • South Portland [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Portland<6>
  • Auburn [Androscoggin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Androscoggin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Cumberland County]
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      • Brunswick [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,619 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • Westbrook [Cumberland County]
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      • Westbrook [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,267 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westbrook<6>
    • Windham [Cumberland County]
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      • Windham [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windham<6>
    • Falmouth [Cumberland County]
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      • Falmouth [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<6>
    • Lisbon [Androscoggin County]
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      • Lisbon [Androscoggin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lisbon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon<6>
    • Topsham [Sagadahoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topsham
      • Topsham [Sagadahoc County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topsham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topsham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Topsham<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freeport. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Freeport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freeport ...

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

Adding Freeport to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freeport 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 Freeport was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Freeport on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Maine (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freeport on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maine

About Cumberland County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Freeport: www.freeportmaine.com/

The official website for Cumberland County: www.cumberlandcounty.org/

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 Cumberland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Freeport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freeport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Freeport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Freeport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Freeport includes: 04032, 4033 & 04034.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freeport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Freeport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FreeportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8573, Longitude: -70.1028    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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