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Castine, Maine
Castine (CDP), Maine is located in Maine
Castine (CDP), Maine
Castine (CDP), Maine
Location in Maine
Castine (CDP), Maine is located in the United States
Castine (CDP), Maine
Castine (CDP), Maine
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Maine
County Hancock
Town Castine
 • Total 1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Land 1.54 sq mi (3.99 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
85 ft (26 m)
 • Total 1,014
 • Density 657.59/sq mi (253.93/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04420, 04421
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-11230
GNIS feature ID 2630699

Castine is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Castine in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The CDP population was 1,029 at the 2010 census, out of 1,366 people in the town as a whole.


The Castine CDP occupies the southern end of the town of Castine, occupying the entire peninsula on which the town's main village of Castine is located. It is bordered to the west by Penobscot Bay, to the south by Castine Harbor and the tidal Bagaduce River, to the northeast by Hatch Cove, and to the northwest by Wadsworth Cove, an arm of Penobscot Bay. The CDP crosses the "British Canal", a small waterway cutting the isthmus and connecting the two coves, and extends north as far as Shore Road.

Maine State Route 166 has its southern terminus in Castine, and leads north 7 miles (11 km) to West Penobscot. Bucksport is 17 miles (27 km) north of Castine via Routes 166, 175, and 1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Castine CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.40%, are water.

The Maine Maritime Academy is located in the Castine CDP.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,014
U.S. Decennial Census

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Castine (condado de Hancock) para niños

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