Sagadahoc County

Sagadahoc County, Maine

PO Box 246
Bath, ME 04530
Phone: (207) 443-8200
Fax: (207) 443-8213

On Atlantic coast of ME, east of Portland; organized Apr 4, 1854 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: From an Abnaki Indian word probably meaning 'land of the mouth,' or 'mouth of the river,' for its location at the confluence of the Androscoggin and Kennebec rivers where they meet the Atlantic

Area (sq mi):: 370.19 (land 253.90; water 116.29) Population per square mile: 145.60
Population 2005: 36,962 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 35,214 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,378; median household $41,908; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,044-$28,854
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Androscoggin County (Auburn, Durham, Lewiston, Lisbon), Cumberland County (Casco), Hancock County (Bar Harbor, Dedham, Ellsworth, Gouldsboro, Orland), Kennebec County (Winslow, Winthrop), Lincoln County (Edgecomb), Oxford County (Hiram), Penobscot County (Bangor, Etna, Holden), Sagadahoc County (Bowdoin, Richmond), Somerset County (Pittsfield), Washington County (Dennysville, Machiasport, Millbridge, Wesley) and York County (Cornish, Shapleigh).
Now serving those who work, worship, attend school in, or have business and other legal entities located in Sagadahoc County or the towns of Brunswick, Freeport or Harpswell in Cumberland County or the towns of Dresden, Westport or Wiscasset in Lincoln County.
Cingular has also added coverage in Sagadahoc County in Richmond along Route 197, as well as in Kennebec County in Winslow along Route 201.
The new sites, five in Lincoln County, five in Androscoggin County, three in Kennebec County, and one in Sagadahoc County increase coverage and capacity.
Service extensions included Route 95 from Gardner to Augusta, and Sagadahoc County through Woolwich along Route 1.