RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Wiscasset, Maine

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other ME
Communities

















Welcome to Wiscasset ...

Wiscasset is located in Lincoln County<1> and is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wiscasset has a population of 3,763 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Wiscasset is located in the (207) area code.

The ZIP code for Wiscasset: 04578<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wiscasset had an population of 3,763 people. This is an increase of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wiscasset had a population of 3,732 people (which is 10.83% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Wiscasset the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wiscasset represents 0.28% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,732 people, the population of Wiscasset increased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,603 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wiscasset ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wiscasset - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Wiscasset ...

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

  • Brunswick [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
    • Brunswick [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wiscasset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
  • Topsham [Sagadahoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topsham
    • Topsham [Sagadahoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Wiscasset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,878 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topsham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topsham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Topsham<6>
  • Bath [Sagadahoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath
    • Bath [Sagadahoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Wiscasset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath<6>
  • Gardiner [Kennebec County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardiner
    • Gardiner [Kennebec County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wiscasset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardiner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waldoboro [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldoboro
      • Waldoboro [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldoboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldoboro<6>
    • Litchfield [Kennebec County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield
      • Litchfield [Kennebec County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<6>
    • Richmond [Sagadahoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Sagadahoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<6>
    • West Gardiner [Kennebec County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Gardiner
      • West Gardiner [Kennebec County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Gardiner have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Gardiner
    • Bowdoin [Sagadahoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdoin
      • Bowdoin [Sagadahoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdoin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdoin
    • Woolwich [Sagadahoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woolwich
      • Woolwich [Sagadahoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wiscasset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woolwich have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woolwich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woolwich<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 Wiscasset. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wiscasset.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wiscasset. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wiscasset.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wiscasset ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maine

About Lincoln County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wiscasset. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.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 Lincoln, 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 Wiscasset.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wiscasset - 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 Wiscasset). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wiscasset 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wiscasset) 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 Wiscasset. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wiscasset

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wiscasset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0028, Longitude: -69.6658    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021