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Welcome to Old Orchard Beach ...

Old Orchard Beach is located in York County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Old Orchard Beach: Old Orchard Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Old Orchard Beach has a population of 9,034 people<3> (see below for details).

Old Orchard Beach is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Old Orchard Beach is located in the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Old Orchard Beach: 04064<5>

Websites for Old Orchard Beach ...

Official Website: www.oobmaine.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Old Orchard Beach had an population of 9,034 people. This is an increase of 4.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Old Orchard Beach had a population of 8,624 people. This makes Old Orchard Beach the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Old Orchard Beach represents 0.65% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,624 people, the population of Old Orchard Beach decreased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,856 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Old Orchard Beach.

Communities near Old Orchard Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Old Orchard Beach.

  • Portland [Cumberland County]
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    • Portland [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Old Orchard Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,803 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • South Portland [Cumberland County]
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    • South Portland [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Old Orchard Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,950 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Portland<7>
  • Westbrook [Cumberland County]
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    • Westbrook [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Old Orchard Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,267 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westbrook<7>
  • Windham [Cumberland County]
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    • Windham [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Old Orchard Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windham<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gorham [Cumberland County]
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      • Gorham [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorham<7>
    • Falmouth [Cumberland County]
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      • Falmouth [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<7>
    • Kennebunk [York County]
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      • Kennebunk [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,706 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennebunk<7>
    • Wells [York County]
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      • Wells [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<7>
    • Standish [Cumberland County]
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      • Standish [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,197 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Standish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Standish<7>
    • Cape Elizabeth [Cumberland County]
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      • Cape Elizabeth [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Old Orchard Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,322 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cape Elizabeth<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Old Orchard Beach. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Old Orchard Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Orchard Beach ...

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

Adding Old Orchard Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Old Orchard Beach 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 Old Orchard Beach was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Old Orchard Beach on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Old Orchard Beach: www.oobmaine.com/

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 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 Old Orchard Beach.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Orchard Beach - 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 Old Orchard Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Old Orchard Beach 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- Old Orchard Beach) 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 Old Orchard Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old Orchard BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Orchard Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5173, Longitude: -70.3775       In this case, the coordinates for Old Orchard Beach 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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