Androscoggin County

Androscoggin County, Maine

2 Turner St
Auburn, ME 04210
Phone: (207) 784-8390
Fax: (207) 782-5367

In southern ME, southwest of Augusta; organized Mar 18, 1854 from Cumberland, Oxford, and Kennebec counties. Name Origin: For the river, from an Abnaki Indian name meaning either 'place where fish are cured,' 'fishing place for alewives.' or 'fish spearing.'

Area (sq mi):: 497.23 (land 470.27; water 26.95) Population per square mile: 229.70
Population 2005: 108,039 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 103,793 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,734; median household $35,793; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,377-$28,166
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lewiston (35,776)
  • Auburn County seat (23,551)

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    Tonya Bowser, quality assurance manager, Corrections Corporation of America, Lake Erie Correctional Institution, Wickliffe, Ohio, Jeffrey Chute, assistant jail administrator, Androscoggin County Jail, Leeds, Maine, Larry Funs, major, Management and Training Corporation, Kyle Facility, Kyle, Texas, Andrew Janning, parole services manager, Ohio Department of Youth Services, Circleville, Ohio
    1 2013 deer scored 188⅛ inches and was taken with a gun in Androscoggin County.
    Both declarations cover Androscoggin County and the adjacent counties of Cumberland, Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford and Sagadahoc in Maine.
    Barrett represents the City of Lewiston on a number of area boards and organizations, including the Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council and the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce.
    This award program recognizes businesses and organizations in Androscoggin County that have placed a high priority on promoting good health for their employees.
    Since 1991, people across Androscoggin County, Maine, have reported hearing the chilling, monstrous cries of the creature blamed for fatally mauling two dogs ( and seeing its eyes glowing in the dark.
    JOHN LEBEL, jail administrator in Androscoggin County, Maine, hinting that an automated teller machine installed in the jail is for inmates' use, not the general public's.
    Mary's Regional Medical Center, a 233-bed acute care hospital serving the needs of the Androscoggin County, Maine region
    Additionally, this team received the Business Leadership Award from the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce for its role in the community and the high level of customer support.
    Chute, assistant jail administrator, Androscoggin County Jail, Auburn, Maine, Calvert Ellis, supervisor, Prisoner Transport Division, Amalgamated Security Services Ltd.
    Mary's WorkMed, occupational health services, which provides comprehensive worksite services to businesses in Androscoggin County and beyond.