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Stonington is a town in Hancock County.

The community was named for its granite quarries.

The latitude of Stonington is 44.156N. The longitude is -68.667W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,152.


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Median household income
Local
$28,894
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stonington demographic reports
Stonington is on Deer Isle.
Local festivals include:
  • WinterFest - Jan. 26-27, 2007
  • Lupine Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stonington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Crockett Cove Woods Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Granite Museum
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.)
Quotes:
Stonington, Deer Isle's chief town, does not look like an American town at all in place or in architecture. Its houses are layered down to the calm water of the bay.
-- Travels with Charley
John Steinbeck

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5% of Stonington residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stonington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stonington was $15,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Stonington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.


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The average commute time for Stonington workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Stonington, Deer Isle's chief town, does not look like an American town at all in place or in architecture. Its houses are layered down to the calm water of the bay. ”
~ Travels with Charley
John Steinbeck

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