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Welcome to Grand Isle ...

Grand Isle is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grand Isle has a population of 430 people<3> (see below for details).

Grand Isle is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Grand Isle and travel east, you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

Grand Isle is within the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Grand Isle: 04746<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grand Isle had an population of 430 people. This is a decrease of 7.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grand Isle had a population of 467 people. This makes Grand Isle the county's 33rd most populous community.

The population of Grand Isle represents 0.04% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 374th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 467 people, the population of Grand Isle decreased 9.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 518 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grand Isle.

Communities Also Named Grand Isle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Grand Isle - they are located in Louisiana and Vermont.

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

Communities near Grand Isle ...

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

  • Edmundston
  • Madawaska [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madawaska
    • Madawaska [Aroostook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Grand Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madawaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madawaska
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madawaska<7>
  • Van Buren [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Buren
    • Van Buren [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Grand Isle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,983 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Buren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Van Buren<7>
  • Saint Jacques
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Jacques
    • Saint Jacques lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Grand Isle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Jacques came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Jacques
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Leonard Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Leonard Parish
      • Saint Leonard Parish lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Grand Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Leonard Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Leonard Parish
    • Saint Leonard
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Leonard
      • Saint Leonard lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Grand Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Leonard came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Leonard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Leonard<7>
    • Frenchville [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchville
      • Frenchville [Aroostook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Grand Isle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchville<7>
    • Sainte Anne de Madawaska
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sainte Anne de Madawaska
      • Sainte Anne de Madawaska lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Grand Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sainte Anne de Madawaska came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sainte Anne de Madawaska
    • Saint Basile
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Basile
      • Saint Basile lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Grand Isle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Basile came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Basile
    • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Agatha
      • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Grand Isle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Agatha
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Agatha<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grand Isle ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maine

About Aroostook County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Aroostook County: www.aroostook.me.us/

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 Aroostook, 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 Grand Isle.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grand Isle - 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 Grand Isle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grand Isle 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grand Isle) 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 Grand Isle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grand IsleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand Isle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3053, Longitude: -68.1520       In this case, the coordinates for Grand Isle 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.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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