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Welcome to Mars Hill ...

Mars Hill is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mars Hill has a population of 1,471 people<3> (see below for details).

Mars Hill is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Mars Hill lies within the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Mars Hill: 04758<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mars Hill had an population of 1,471 people. This is a decrease of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mars Hill had a population of 1,493 people. This makes Mars Hill the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Mars Hill represents 0.11% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 213rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,493 people, the population of Mars Hill has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,480 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mars Hill.

Communities Also Named Mars Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Mars Hill - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi (2), North Carolina and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Mars Hill ...

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

  • Presque Isle [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Presque Isle
    • Presque Isle [Aroostook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mars Hill
    • 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>
  • Fort Fairfield [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Fairfield
    • Fort Fairfield [Aroostook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Mars Hill
    • 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>
  • Mapleton [Aroostook County]
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    • Mapleton [Aroostook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Mars Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,824 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<7>
  • Perth - Andover
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    • Perth - Andover lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mars Hill
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pert Parish
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      • Pert Parish lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mars Hill
      • 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
    • Easton [Aroostook County]
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      • Easton [Aroostook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Mars Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Littleton [Aroostook County]
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      • Littleton [Aroostook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Mars Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
    • Florenceville
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      • Florenceville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Mars Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florenceville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florenceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florenceville<7>
    • Monticello [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Mars Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<7>
    • Bristol
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Mars Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mars Hill ...

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

Adding Mars Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maine

About Aroostook County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mars Hill. 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 Mars Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mars Hill - 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 Mars Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mars Hill 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mars Hill) 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 Mars Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mars HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mars Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5159, Longitude: -67.8664       In this case, the coordinates for Mars Hill 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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