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Welcome to Rangeley ...

Rangeley is located in Franklin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rangeley has a population of 1,155 people<2> (see below for details).

Rangeley is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Rangeley: (207)

The ZIP code for Rangeley: 04970<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rangeley had an population of 1,155 people. This is a decrease of 1.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rangeley had a population of 1,168 people. This makes Rangeley the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Rangeley represents 0.09% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 259th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,168 people, the population of Rangeley increased 11.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,052 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rangeley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Rangeley - they are located in North Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Rangeley ...

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

  • Phillips [Franklin County]
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    • Phillips [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Rangeley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillips<7>
  • Carrabassett Valley [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrabassett Valley
    • Carrabassett Valley [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rangeley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 787 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrabassett Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrabassett Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrabassett Valley<7>
  • Eustis [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eustis
    • Eustis [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rangeley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eustis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eustis<7>
  • Dallas Plantation [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas Plantation
    • Dallas Plantation [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rangeley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madrid [Franklin County]
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      • Madrid [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Rangeley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madrid have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madrid
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madrid<7>
    • Coplin Plantation [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coplin Plantation
      • Coplin Plantation [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rangeley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coplin Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coplin Plantation
    • Byron [Oxford County]
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      • Byron [Oxford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Rangeley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byron have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sandy River Plantation [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy River Plantation
      • Sandy River Plantation [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Rangeley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy River Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy River Plantation
    • Magalloway Plantation [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magalloway Plantation
      • Magalloway Plantation [Oxford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Rangeley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magalloway Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magalloway Plantation
    • Lincoln Plantation [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Plantation
      • Lincoln Plantation [Oxford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Rangeley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Plantation

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rangeley. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rangeley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rangeley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maine

About Franklin County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rangeley. 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 Franklin, 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 Rangeley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rangeley - 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 Rangeley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rangeley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rangeley) 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 Rangeley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rangeley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rangeley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9664, Longitude: -70.6448    
<6>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.
<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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