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Aroostook, New Brunswick

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Welcome to Aroostook ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Aroostook had a population of 346 people.<1>

The village of Aroostook is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Aroostook lies in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

Note: If you travel west from Aroostook (for example, toward Washburn (ME)), you will soon leave Atlantic Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Aroostook: (506)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Aroostook had a population of 346 people.

The population of Aroostook represents 0.05% of the total population of New Brunswick (which had 729,997 people at that time), making it New Brunswick's 96th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 346 people, the population of Aroostook decreased 8.95% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 380 people).

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

Communities near Aroostook ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aroostook and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Caribou (ME)   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Easton (ME)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Fairfield (ME)   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Limestone (ME)   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Presque Isle (ME)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grand Falls Parish   [Map]   1,188   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Aroostook.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aroostook. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aroostook.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aroostook:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aroostook ...

Looking for more information about Aroostook? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Aroostook? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aroostook, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aroostook.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aroostook. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Aroostook were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aroostook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Aroostook. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aroostook) 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 Aroostook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aroostook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aroostook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8000, Longitude: -67.7167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aroostook.