York County, Maine

county in Maine, United States

York County is the southwesternmost county in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,131.[2] Its county seat is Alfred.[3]

York County
York County Courthouse in Alfred
York County Courthouse in Alfred
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
Founded1636
Named forYork, England[1]
SeatAlfred
Largest cityBiddeford
Area
 • Total1,270 sq mi (3,300 km2)
 • Land991 sq mi (2,570 km2)
 • Water279 sq mi (720 km2)  22%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total197,131
 • Estimate 
(2019)
207,641
 • Density160/sq mi (60/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.yorkcountymaine.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. Yates, Edgar A.P. (Jun 13, 1928). "Some Maine town names". The Lewiston Daily Sun. p. 4. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.