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Welcome to Limestone ...

Limestone is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Limestone has a population of 2,174 people<3> (see below for details).

Limestone is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: While Limestone is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

The telephone area code for Limestone: (207)

The ZIP codes for Limestone: 04750-04751<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Limestone had an population of 2,174 people. This is a decrease of 6.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Limestone had a population of 2,314 people. This makes Limestone the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Limestone represents 0.17% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,314 people, the population of Limestone decreased 1.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,361 people).

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

Communities Also Named Limestone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Limestone - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Limestone ...

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

  • Presque Isle [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Presque Isle
    • Presque Isle [Aroostook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Limestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,950 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Presque Isle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Presque Isle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Presque Isle<7>
  • Caribou [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou
    • Caribou [Aroostook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Limestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caribou<7>
  • Grand Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Falls
    • Grand Falls lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Limestone
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Falls<7>
  • Fort Fairfield [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Fairfield
    • Fort Fairfield [Aroostook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Limestone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Fairfield<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Van Buren [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Buren
      • Van Buren [Aroostook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Limestone
      • 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>
    • Perth - Andover
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perth - Andover
      • Perth - Andover lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Limestone
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth - Andover came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perth - Andover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perth - Andover<7>
    • Washburn [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
      • Washburn [Aroostook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Limestone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washburn<7>
    • Saint Leonard Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Leonard Parish
      • Saint Leonard Parish lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Limestone
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Limestone
      • 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>
    • Pert Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pert Parish
      • Pert Parish lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Limestone
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pert Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pert Parish

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Limestone ...

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

Adding Limestone to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maine

About Aroostook County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Limestone. 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 Limestone.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Limestone - 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 Limestone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Limestone or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Limestone includes: 04750 & 04751.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Limestone) 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 Limestone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LimestoneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Limestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9087, Longitude: -67.8259       In this case, the coordinates for Limestone 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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