Piscataquis County

Piscataquis County, Maine

159 E Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Phone: (207) 564-2161
Fax: (207) 564-3022

In central ME, north of Bangor; organized 1838 from Penobscot and Somerset counties. Name Origin: For the Piscataquis River, which runs through it; from an Abnaki Indian word probably meaning 'divided tidal river.'

Area (sq mi):: 4377.36 (land 3966.22; water 411.14) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 17,674 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 -7.60% Population 2000: 17,235 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,374; median household $28,250; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,700-$23,392
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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com)-- For the past several years the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District has offered a Natural Resources and Agricultural Summer Camp to children ages 7-12.
Each day has a different theme to increase the youths' knowledge about how productive farmland and forests, clean air and drinking water, are all important for a healthy natural ecosystem that benefits our community and the people who live in Piscataquis County.
The study region consisted of the four counties that border the province of Quebec, Aroostook, Franklin, Oxford, and Somerset, plus Piscataquis County, which is located less than 15 miles from the border (Fig.
Franklin, Oxford, and Somerset counties experienced what is considered below average population growth from 1990 to 2010, while Aroostook County experienced negative population growth during the same period, and Piscataquis County experienced negative population growth from 1990 to 2000 and below average population growth from 2000 to 2010 (Maine State Planning Office, Census State Data Center 2010).
Notes on land snails near Big Reed Pond in Piscataquis County, Maine.
Mayo Regional Hospital is a critical access hospital located in the Piscataquis county seat of Dover-Fox-croft, Maine.
Investment in Piscataquis County, Maine to Stay Ahead of Rising Demand for Wireless Voice, 3G Multimedia and Internet Access
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Small Business Administration announces today that Piscataquis County has been added to its disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature.
A Free Training, coming soon to Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, will provide you with everything you need to get started.
During the summer of 2002, Brascan made a major investment in Maine's outdoor heritage, granting the state of Maine a renewable conservation easement on 2,365 acres of land and 80 miles of shorefront on four lakes and ponds in Piscataquis County in northern Maine.
WASHINGTON -- Low-interest disaster loans are available in Maine to small businesses, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes affected by the fire in Piscataquis County on September 14, 2008, U.