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Seboomook Lake, Maine
Seboomook Lake, Maine is located in Maine
Seboomook Lake, Maine
Seboomook Lake, Maine
Location in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Somerset
Area
 • Total 1,434.7 sq mi (3,715.8 km2)
 • Land 1,400.9 sq mi (3,628.4 km2)
 • Water 33.8 sq mi (87.4 km2)
Elevation
1,316 ft (401 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 23
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04478
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-67238
GNIS feature ID 582720

Seboomook Lake is an unorganized territory in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 23 at the 2020 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 3,715.8 km² (1,434.7 mi²). 3,628.4 km² (1,400.9 mi²) of it is land and 87.4 km² (33.8 mi²) of it (2.35%) is water.

Seboomook Lake

Seboomook Lake
Location Somerset County, Maine
Coordinates 45°56′N 69°52′W / 45.933°N 69.867°W / 45.933; -69.867
Primary outflows West Branch Penobscot River, Southwest Branch Saint John River, Baker Branch Saint John River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 13 mi (21 km)
Max. width 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface area 6,880 acres (2,780 ha)
Max. depth 48 feet (15 m)
Water volume 102,195 acre⋅ft (126,056,000 m3)
Surface elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)

Seboomook Lake is a reservoir on the West Branch Penobscot River. The reservoir extends upstream from Seboomook Dam in Seboomook Township, through Plymouth Township, to the confluence of the North Branch and South Branch Penobscot River in Pittston Academy Grant.

Townships

The territory consists of 40 townships plus portions of three other townships (shared with Northeast Somerset).

  • Tomhegan
  • Brassua
  • Thorndike
  • Sandy Bay
  • Bald Mountain (T4R3)
  • Alder Brook
  • Soldiertown
  • West Middlesex Canal Grant
  • Big W
  • Little W
  • Seboomook
  • Plymouth
  • Pittston Academy Grant
  • Hammond
  • Prentiss
  • Blake Gore
  • T4R5 NBKP
  • Dole Brook
  • Comstock
  • T4R17 WELS
  • Elm Stream
  • Russell Pond
  • T5R17 WELS
  • T5R18 WELS
  • T5R19 WELS
  • T5R20 WELS
  • Big Six
  • T6R18 WELS
  • T6R17 WELS
  • Saint John
  • T7R16 WELS
  • T7R17 WELS
  • T7R18 WELS
  • T7R19 WELS
  • T8R16 WELS
  • T8R17 WELS
  • T8R18 WELS
  • T8R19 WELS
  • T9R16 WELS
  • T9R17 WELS
  • T9R18 WELS
  • Big Ten
  • T10R16 WELS

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 24
1940 16
1950 18 12.5%
1980 37
1990 19 −48.6%
2000 45 136.8%
2010 48 6.7%
2020 23 −52.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 45 people in 22 households, including 11 families, in the unorganized territory. There were 368 housing units at an average density of 0.1/km2 (0.3/mi2). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 100% White. Of the 22 households 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 40.9% of households were one person and 4.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.75.

The age distribution was 15.6% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 57.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.4% 65 or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 150 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 137.5 males.

The median household income was $49,167 and the median family income was $61,250. Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $32,578. There were no families and 11.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under-eighteens and none of those over 64.

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