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Damariscotta is a town in Lincoln County.

The community name derives from Algonquian for "alewives plenty"

The latitude of Damariscotta is 44.032N. The longitude is -69.519W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,041.


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Median household income
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$36,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Damariscotta demographic reports
Damariscotta is on the Damariscotta River
Former and merged names include:
· Walpole
19th-century shipbuilding center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Dodge Point
Historic sites and museums: Thompson Ice House, Colonial Pemaquid, Chapman-Hall House
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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10% of Damariscotta residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Damariscotta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Damariscotta was $23,146, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of Damariscotta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Damariscotta include Main Street Historic District (Damariscotta) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Damariscotta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $973.


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Libraries in Damariscotta include Damariscotta - Skidompha Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Damariscotta include Lincoln County News

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The average commute time for Damariscotta workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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