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Cornish is a town in York County, in the Portland metro area.

The community was named for the English county of Cornwall

The latitude of Cornish is 43.804N. The longitude is -70.801W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 351 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,269.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$38,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cornish demographic reports
Cornish is at the confluence of the Saco and Ossipee rivers
Former and merged names include:
· Francisborough
· Francistown
Local festivals include:
  • Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival - June 26-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cornish web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Cornish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the York County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04020 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Cornish residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cornish ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cornish was $17,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Cornish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Cornish festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cornish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.


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Libraries in Cornish include Cornish - Bonney Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Cornish workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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