Aroostook County

Aroostook County, Maine

144 Sweden St Suite 101
Caribou, ME 04736
Phone: (207) 498-8125

In northern ME, bordered on west and northwest by Quebec, Canada, and on the northeast and east by New Brunswick, Canada. Organized Mar 16, 1839 from Washington and Penobscot counties. Name Origin: For the Aroostook River, which runs through the county; from Micmac Indian 'clear river.'

Area (sq mi):: 6828.79 (land 6671.54; water 157.25) Population per square mile: 11.00
Population 2005: 73,240 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -15.00% Population 2000: 73,938 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,033; median household $28,837; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,837-$24,742
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Aroostook County is home for my husband, which is what brought me here.
Through a telehealth format, participating health care providers from Aroostook County in Maine, northern and central New Hampshire and southern Vermont will have access to behavioral health experts who will help identify clinical strategies, screening tools, resources and emerging topics in the fields of perinatal care and substance use disorders treatment.
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Migration pattern changes and significant environmental temperature changes experienced by species showing a summer or winter migration strategy through Aroostook County. Migration patterns were determined using data from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Zuckerberg et al.
Over 80 percent of the hunters harvested a moose in districts 3 and 5 in Aroostook County, while fewer than 10 percent got their moose in wildlife management districts 23 and 25 that cover Waldo and Knox counties.
After asking around and realizing that no specialized, streamlined services existed for his brothers and sisters in greatest need, Gehring, the Adjutant of SmartRicker Chapter 10 in Presque Isle, Maine, went right to work ensuring every veteran in Aroostook County has a roof over their head.
Aroostook County, Off Rte 1, Spruce Haven, Doyle Rd., Caribou, ME.
Northern Maine Development Commission (located in Caribou, ME): the Commission will be receiving $400,000 in assessment funds to provide critical funding for Aroostook County as they move forward with the HUD Sustainable Community Planning grant.
The naming of the Akeley Student Center will reflect the contributions to the Aroostook County community by the Akeley family.