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Welcome to Kennebunk ...

Kennebunk is located in York County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kennebunk has a population of 11,660 people<2> (see below for details).

Kennebunk is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kennebunk lies within the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Kennebunk: 04043<4>

Websites for Kennebunk ...

Official Website: www.kennebunkmaine.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kennebunk had an population of 11,660 people. This is an increase of 7.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kennebunk had a population of 10,798 people (or 5.48% of the total population of York County). This makes Kennebunk the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kennebunk represents 0.81% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,798 people, the population of Kennebunk increased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,476 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kennebunk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kennebunk - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Kennebunk ...

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

  • Scarborough [Cumberland County]
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    • Scarborough [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Kennebunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarborough have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scarborough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scarborough<7>
  • Biddeford [York County]
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    • Biddeford [York County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Kennebunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biddeford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biddeford<7>
  • Sanford [York County]
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    • Sanford [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Kennebunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<7>
  • Saco [York County]
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    • Saco [York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Kennebunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saco<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • York [York County]
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      • York [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<7>
    • Somersworth [Strafford County]
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      • Somersworth [Strafford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
      • Former names for Somersworth:
      • Great Falls
      • Summersworth
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somersworth<7>
    • Old Orchard Beach [York County]
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      • Old Orchard Beach [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Orchard Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Orchard Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Orchard Beach<7>
    • Buxton [York County]
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      • Buxton [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,368 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buxton
    • Waterboro [York County]
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      • Waterboro [York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterboro<7>
    • Berwick [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
      • Berwick [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kennebunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<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 Kennebunk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kennebunk.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennebunk. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kennebunk.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennebunk ...

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

Adding Kennebunk to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kennebunk: www.kennebunkmaine.org/

The official website for York County: www.co.york.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 York, 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 Kennebunk.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennebunk - 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 Kennebunk). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kennebunk or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kennebunk) 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 Kennebunk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KennebunkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennebunk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3846, Longitude: -70.5436    
<6>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.
<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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