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Bancroft

Location Map for Bancroft

Location Map for Bancroft

Year Population
1970 53
1980 61
1990 66
2000 61
2010 68
Geographic Data
N. Latitude 45:41:10
W. Latitude 67:58:35
Maine House District 144
Maine Senate District 2
Congress District 2
Area sq. mi. (total) 40.5
Area sq. mi. (land) 40.0
Population/sq.mi. (land) 1.7
County: Aroostook

Total=land+water; Land=land only

is a town in Aroostook County, incorporated on February 05, 1889 as a town from Bancroft Plantation, which itself was formed from the unorganized township of Baskenhegan Gore, T1 R2.

The Baskenhegan Stream flows through the town eventually emptying into Baskenhegan Lake in Brookton Township in Washington County.

Rising from Mattawamkeag Lake many miles to the north, the Mattawamkeag River flows through the town and passes the main village of Bancroft.

Form of Government: Town Meeting-Select Board.

Bancroft Population Chart 1850-2010

Population Trend 1850-2010

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