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Welcome to Pembroke ...

Pembroke is located in Washington County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Pembroke, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pembroke has a population of 792 people<2> (see below for details).

Pembroke is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Pembroke, you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

Pembroke is located in the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Pembroke: 04666<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pembroke had an population of 792 people. This is a decrease of 5.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pembroke had a population of 840 people. This makes Pembroke the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Pembroke represents 0.06% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 310th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 840 people, the population of Pembroke decreased 4.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 879 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pembroke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 25 communities that are also named Pembroke - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pembroke ...

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

  • Saint Stephen
    (17 miles [27.4 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
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • 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
    (17 miles [27.4 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
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • 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>
  • East Machias
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Machias have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Machias
    • East Machias is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,305 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Machias <6>
  • Eastport
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • 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>
  • Lubec
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lubec have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lubec
    • Lubec is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,267 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lubec <6>
  • Woodland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • 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
  • Campobello Parish
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campobello Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campobello Parish
  • Blacks Harbour
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacks Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacks Harbour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacks Harbour <6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pembroke ...

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

Adding Pembroke to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pembroke 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 Pembroke was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pembroke on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Maine (1897).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pembroke.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pembroke. 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 Pembroke.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pembroke - 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 Pembroke). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pembroke 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.









 

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