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Welcome to Standish ...

Standish is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Standish has a population of 10,174 people<3> (see below for details).

Standish is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Standish is within the boundaries of the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Standish: 04084<5>

Websites for Standish ...

Official Website: www.standish.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Standish had an population of 10,174 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Standish had a population of 9,874 people. This makes Standish the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Standish represents 0.74% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,874 people, the population of Standish increased 6.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,285 people).

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

Communities Also Named Standish ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Standish - they are located in California, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and New York.

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

Communities near Standish ...

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

  • Portland [Cumberland County]
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    • Portland [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Standish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • South Portland [Cumberland County]
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    • South Portland [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Standish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Portland<7>
  • Scarborough [Cumberland County]
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    • Scarborough [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Standish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scarborough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scarborough<7>
  • Biddeford [York County]
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    • Biddeford [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Standish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,500 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biddeford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saco [York County]
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      • Saco [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Standish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,121 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saco<7>
    • Westbrook [Cumberland County]
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      • Westbrook [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Standish
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Standish
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windham<7>
    • Gorham [Cumberland County]
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      • Gorham [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Standish
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorham
      • 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 east of Standish
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<7>
    • Old Orchard Beach [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Orchard Beach
      • Old Orchard Beach [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Standish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Orchard Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Orchard Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Orchard Beach<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 Standish. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Standish.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Standish ...

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

Adding Standish to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cumberland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Standish: www.standish.org/

The official website for Cumberland County: www.cumberlandcounty.org/

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 Cumberland, 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 Standish.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Standish - 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 Standish). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Standish 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- Standish) 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 Standish. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StandishOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Standish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7359, Longitude: -70.5520       In this case, the coordinates for Standish 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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