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Mechanic Falls is a town in Androscoggin County, in the Lewiston-Auburn metro area.
The community was named for the "mechanics" operating early industrial works here
The latitude of Mechanic Falls is 44.111N. The longitude is -70.392W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,138.
The Evans Rifle Company manufactured a repeating rifle here that was popular with frontiersmen such as Kit Carson and Buffalo Bill Cody
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4% of Mechanic Falls residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mechanic Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mechanic Falls was $15,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Mechanic Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mechanic Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Libraries in Mechanic Falls include Mechanic Falls Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Mechanic Falls workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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