Addison, Maine

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Addison, Maine
Addison, Maine is located in Maine
Addison, Maine
Addison, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°33′22″N 67°42′4″W / 44.55611°N 67.70111°W / 44.55611; -67.70111
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountyWashington
Area
 • Total100.47 sq mi (260.22 km2)
 • Land42.44 sq mi (109.92 km2)
 • Water58.03 sq mi (150.30 km2)
Elevation
79 ft (24 m)
Population
 • Total1,266
 • Estimate 
(2012[3])
1,255
 • Density29.8/sq mi (11.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04606
Area code(s)207
FIPS code23-00380
GNIS feature ID0582316

Addison is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after English author Joseph Addison.[4] The population was 1,266 as of the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 100.47 square miles (260.22 km2), of which, 42.44 square miles (109.92 km2) of it is land and 58.03 square miles (150.30 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800315
181039926.7%
182051930.1%
183074142.8%
18401,05342.1%
18501,1529.4%
18601,27210.4%
18701,201−5.6%
18801,2383.1%
18901,022−17.4%
19001,0593.6%
1910985−7.0%
1920838−14.9%
19308673.5%
1940805−7.2%
19508465.1%
1960744−12.1%
19707733.9%
19801,06137.3%
19901,1145.0%
20001,2098.5%
20101,2664.7%
Est. 20141,236[6]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,266 people, 529 households, and 359 families residing in the town. The population density was 29.8 inhabitants per square mile (11.5/km2). There were 809 housing units at an average density of 19.1 per square mile (7.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.4% White, 0.5% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 529 households of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the town was 45.1 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,209 people, 489 households, and 341 families with a population density of 28.5 people per square mile (11.0/km2), and 723 housing units at an average density of 17.1 per square mile (6.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.10% White, 0.58% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 489 households out of which 31.1% of which had children under the age of 18 living in them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,083, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $22,432 versus $18,194 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,951. About 14.7% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under age 18 and 16.6% of those age 65 or over.


Recreation[edit]

Recreational opportunities include walking trails,[9] beaches,[10] islands,[11] and parks.[12]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Addison Point and West Side
    • Church Hill Cemetery
    • Nash Cemetery at Addison Point on West Branch Stream
    • Dyer Cemetery on the llama farm property
    • Cemetery on Nat Lord property, (in Harrington)
    • Ramsdell's Cove Cemetery, (in Harrington)
  • Wescogus
    • Wescogus Cemetery on Tracy corner
    • Norton Cemetery, on the road to Wescogus
    • Merritt Cemetery, behind the gravel pit on Route 187
    • Marshall/Sawyer Cemetery in John Foss field
  • Indian River. Basin and along the south part of Route 187
    • Indian River Cemetery, (in Jonesport)
    • Leighton Cemetery at Hall's Hill
    • Zebediah Alley family, on Crowley Island
    • Crowley's Island Cemetery
    • William Gray family Cemetery on Basin Road
    • Hiram Tabbutt family Cemetery
    • Carver Cemetery on the Lang's Quarry Road
    • Basin Cemetery
    • Cemetery near Margaret Stevens (none found)
    • Batson Cemetery, near Ronnie Look
    • Newberry Cemetery near, Austin Lamson
    • Kelley Cemetery near the shore
    • Chandler Cemetery on Bickford Point
    • Joyville Cemetery
    • Doyle Island
  • East Side
    • Norton Family Cemetery, behind Carlton Norton's
    • Look Family Cemetery, north of Walter Batson's
    • Look Cemetery
    • Sheila L. Batson Cemetery
    • Eastside Cemetery
    • Graves at Three Brooks (none found)
    • Look Graves behind Preble house
    • Foster, Hinkley, Irons & Norton graves, near Stoddard House
    • Look and Redimarker, behind Shirley Redimarker's
    • Farnsworth graves in Walter Batson's pasture
  • South Addison and Cape Split
    • South Addison Cemetery
    • Cape Split Cemetery
    • Ladd-Look Family Cemetery
    • Wass Cemetery near Miranda Thompson house
    • Harry and Vesta Wass Cemetery
    • Tabbutt Cemetery, across from Lea Reiber field
    • Christopher Wass Cemetery

Notable people[edit]

  • Henry Plummer (1832–1864), sheriff and outlaw leader of The Innocents, in Bannock, Montana, Idaho Territory[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-11. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  4. ^ "Profile for Addison, Maine". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Addison town, Washington County, Maine". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 19, 2012.
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on 2015-05-23. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "WALKING TRAILS". Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  10. ^ "BEACHES". Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  11. ^ "ISLANDS". Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  12. ^ "ADDISON POINT PARK". Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  13. ^ Scee, Trudy Irene (2014). Rogues, Rascals, and Other Villainous Mainers. Down East Books. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-60893-287-0.

External links[edit]

Varney, George J. (1886). "Gazetteer of the state of Maine. Addison". Boston: Russell. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

Coordinates: 44°37′06″N 67°44′39″W / 44.61833°N 67.74417°W / 44.61833; -67.74417