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Welcome to Limestone ...

Limestone is located in Aroostook County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Limestone has a population of 2,190 people<1> (see below for details).

Limestone is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 area code for Limestone: (207)

The ZIP codes for Limestone: 04750-04751<3>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Limestone had an population of 2,190 people. This is a decrease of 5.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Limestone ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Limestone and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Caribou   [Map]   7,684   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Fairfield   [Map]   3,304   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Presque Isle   [Map]   9,078   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Van Buren   [Map]   2,022   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Washburn   [Map]   1,566   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grand Falls (NB)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Limestone. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Limestone.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.maine.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Limestone.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Limestone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Limestone. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Limestone) 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 Limestone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Limestone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Limestone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9087, Longitude: -67.8259     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Limestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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