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Welcome to Lyman ...

Lyman is located in York County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Lyman, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lyman has a population of 4,527 people<3> (see below for details).

Lyman is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lyman is located in the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lyman had an population of 4,527 people. This is an increase of 4.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lyman had a population of 4,344 people. This makes Lyman the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Lyman represents 0.33% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,344 people, the population of Lyman increased 14.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,795 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lyman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Lyman - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lyman ...

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

  • Scarborough
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scarborough
    • Scarborough is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,527 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scarborough <5>
  • Biddeford
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Sanford
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Saco
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
    • Saco is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,121 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saco <5>
  • Westbrook
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook
    • Westbrook is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,267 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westbrook <5>
  • Gorham
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorham
    • Gorham is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,962 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorham <5>
  • Somersworth
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somersworth
    • Somersworth is located in Strafford County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
    • Former names for Somersworth:
    • Great Falls
    • Summersworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somersworth <5>
  • Kennebunk
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Wells
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
    • Wells is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,819 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells <5>
  • Standish
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Standish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Standish
    • Standish is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,197 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Standish <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyman ...

Looking for more information about Lyman? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lyman, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lyman.

Adding Lyman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lyman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lyman was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Lyman in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lyman.

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

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>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 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 Lyman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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