York County, Maine

county in Maine, United States

York County is the southwesternmost county in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2020 census, the population was 211,972.[2] Its county seat is Alfred.[3]

York County
York County Courthouse in Alfred
York County Courthouse in Alfred
Flag of York County
Official seal of York County
Map of Maine highlighting York County
Location within the U.S. state of Maine
Map of the United States highlighting Maine
Maine's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°26′45″N 70°39′48″W / 43.445782°N 70.663216°W / 43.445782; -70.663216
Country United States
State Maine
Named forYork, England[1]
Largest cityBiddeford
 • Total1,270 sq mi (3,300 km2)
 • Land991 sq mi (2,570 km2)
 • Water279 sq mi (720 km2)  22%
 • Total211,972
 • Density170/sq mi (64/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

References Edit

  1. Yates, Edgar A.P. (Jun 13, 1928). "Some Maine town names". The Lewiston Daily Sun. p. 4. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: York County, Maine". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 15, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.