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Welcome to Madawaska ...

Madawaska is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Madawaska has a population of 3,738 people<3> (see below for details).

Madawaska is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Madawaska is located in the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Madawaska: 04756<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madawaska had an population of 3,738 people. This is a decrease of 7.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Madawaska had a population of 4,035 people (or 5.61% of the total population of Aroostook County). This makes Madawaska the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Madawaska represents 0.3% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,035 people, the population of Madawaska decreased 11.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,534 people).

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

Communities Also Named Madawaska ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Madawaska - they are located in New York and Ontario.

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

Communities near Madawaska ...

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

  • Fort Kent [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Kent
    • Fort Kent [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Madawaska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Kent<7>
  • Degelis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Degelis
    • Degelis lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Madawaska
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Degelis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Degelis
  • Saint Jacques
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Jacques
    • Saint Jacques lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Madawaska
    • 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
  • Frenchville [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchville
    • Frenchville [Aroostook County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Madawaska
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sainte Anne de Madawaska
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sainte Anne de Madawaska
      • Sainte Anne de Madawaska lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Madawaska
      • 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
    • Clair
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clair
      • Clair lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Madawaska
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clair
    • Riviere Verte
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riviere Verte
      • Riviere Verte lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Madawaska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riviere Verte came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riviere Verte
    • Riviere Verte Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riviere Verte Parish
      • Riviere Verte Parish lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Madawaska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riviere Verte Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riviere Verte Parish
    • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Agatha
      • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Madawaska
      • 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>
    • Lac Baker Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac Baker Parish
      • Lac Baker Parish lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Madawaska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac Baker Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac Baker 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 Madawaska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Madawaska.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madawaska ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Maine

About Aroostook County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Madawaska. 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 Madawaska.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madawaska - 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 Madawaska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Madawaska 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 from Point A (ie- Madawaska) 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 Madawaska. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MadawaskaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madawaska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3553, Longitude: -68.3217       In this case, the coordinates for Madawaska 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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