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Welcome to Meddybemps ...

Meddybemps is located in Washington County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Meddybemps, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1842.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Meddybemps has a population of 148 people<2> (see below for details).

Meddybemps is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Meddybemps (for example, toward Saint Andrews (NB)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

The telephone area code for Meddybemps: (207)

The ZIP code for Meddybemps: 04657<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Meddybemps had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 5.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Meddybemps had a population of 157 people. This makes Meddybemps the county's 36th most populous community.

The population of Meddybemps represents 0.01% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 446th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 157 people, the population of Meddybemps increased 4.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 150 people).

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

Communities near Meddybemps ...

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

  • Saint Stephen
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Stephen <6>
  • Calais
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calais have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calais
    • Calais is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calais <6>
  • Saint Stephen Parish
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen Parish
  • Saint Andrews
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andrews came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Andrews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Andrews <6>
  • Baileyville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baileyville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baileyville
    • Baileyville is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,456 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baileyville <6>
  • Eastport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastport
    • Eastport is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,275 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastport <6>
  • Woodland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
  • Perry
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
    • Perry is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 934 people
  • Princeton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 799 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton <6>
  • Pembroke
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meddybemps ...

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

Adding Meddybemps to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Meddybemps 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 Meddybemps was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Meddybemps post office opened in 1842.

We also found Meddybemps in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Meddybemps.

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

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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Meddybemps.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meddybemps - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Meddybemps). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Meddybemps or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>If we 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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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