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Piscataquis County, ME
The county was named for the Piscataquis River

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Piscataquis County is one of 16 counties in Maine. The estimated population in 2004 was 17,525. This was an increase of  1.68% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$28,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Piscataquis County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Piscataquis County was $22,699. This was an increase of 27.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 73% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Dover-Foxcroft
When the state Legislature decided in 2000 to get rid of place names containing the word "squaw," county officials decided to substitute the word "moose." The results included Moose Bay, Moose Brook, Little Moose Pond, Big Moose Pond, and so many other names containing "moose" that the federal government threatened to withhold approval of the changes
Census 2000 highlights: Smallest county in the state (by population)

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5% of Piscataquis County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Piscataquis County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Piscataquis County include Abbot Village Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Bowerbank Cemetery, Dover Cemetery, Elmwood Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Farnham Cemetery, Foss Cemetery, Foss Hill Cemetery, Gould Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Piscataquis County include Abbot, Atkinson, Beaver Cove, Bowerbank, Brownville, Dover-Foxcroft, Gero Island, Greenville, Guilford, Kingsbury ... View communities

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School districts in Piscataquis County include Greenville Schools Department, Msad 04 Guilford, Msad 41 Milo, Msad 68 Dover-Foxcroft, Shirley Schools Department ... View school districts

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Libraries in Piscataquis County include Brownville Public Library, Dover-Foxcroft - Thompson Free Library, Greenville - Shaw Public Library, Guilford Memorial Library, Milo Free Public Library, Monson Public Library, Parkman - Harvey Memorial Library, Sangerville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Piscataquis County include Three Rivers News ... View newspapers

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