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Welcome to New Canada ...

The New Canada is located in Aroostook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the New Canada has a population of 302 people<3> (see below for details).

New Canada is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

New Canada is within the boundaries of the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Canada had an population of 302 people. This is a decrease of 5.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the New Canada had a population of 321 people. This makes New Canada the county's 41st most populous community.

The population of New Canada represents 0.02% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 408th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 321 people, the population of New Canada increased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 306 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Canada.

Communities Also Named New Canada ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named New Canada - they are located in Minnesota and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near New Canada ...

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

  • Fort Kent [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Kent
    • Fort Kent [Aroostook County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of New Canada
    • 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<6>
  • Madawaska [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madawaska
    • Madawaska [Aroostook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of New Canada
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madawaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madawaska
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madawaska<6>
  • Frenchville [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchville
    • Frenchville [Aroostook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Canada
    • 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<6>
  • Clair
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clair
    • Clair lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of New Canada
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clair
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eagle Lake [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Lake
      • Eagle Lake [Aroostook County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of New Canada
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Lake<6>
    • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Agatha
      • Saint Agatha [Aroostook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Canada
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Agatha
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Agatha<6>
    • Saint Francois de Madawaska
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francois de Madawaska
      • Saint Francois de Madawaska lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of New Canada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francois de Madawaska came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francois de Madawaska
    • Lac Baker Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac Baker Parish
      • Lac Baker Parish lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of New Canada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac Baker Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac Baker Parish
    • Baker Brook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker Brook
      • Baker Brook lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of New Canada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker Brook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Brook
    • Wallagrass [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallagrass
      • Wallagrass [Aroostook County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of New Canada
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 520 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallagrass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallagrass

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Canada ...

Looking for more information about New Canada? 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 New Canada, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Canada.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Aroostook County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Canada. 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 New Canada.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Canada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Canada) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Canada. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New CanadaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Canada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1017, Longitude: -68.5042       In this case, the coordinates for New Canada have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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