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"The prettiest village in Maine" and "Worm capital of the world"
Wiscasset is a town in Lincoln County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Indian term for "at the hidden outlet" or "place where three waters meet"
The latitude of Wiscasset is 44.002N. The longitude is -69.666W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 190 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,603.
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7% of Wiscasset residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wiscasset ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wiscasset was $18,233, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Wiscasset residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Wiscasset include Wiscasset Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Wiscasset, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $452. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $959.
Libraries in Wiscasset include Wiscasset Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wiscasset include Wiscasset Newspaper
The average commute time for Wiscasset workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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