Littlejohn Island, Maine

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Littlejohn Island, Maine
Census-designated place
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Coordinates: 43°45′41″N 70°7′36″W / 43.76139°N 70.12667°W / 43.76139; -70.12667Coordinates: 43°45′41″N 70°7′36″W / 43.76139°N 70.12667°W / 43.76139; -70.12667
Country United States
State Maine
County Cumberland
Town Yarmouth
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 93 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 118
 • Density 160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 207

Littlejohn Island is an island and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Yarmouth in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population of the CDP was 118 at the 2010 census.[1]

It is part of the PortlandSouth PortlandBiddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The island, Cousins River and Cousins Island are named after Englishman John Cousins (b. circa 1596, d. 1682), who emigrated from Marlborough, Wiltshire.

Geography[edit]

Littlejohn Island is located in Casco Bay at 43°45′41″N 70°7′36″W / 43.76139°N 70.12667°W / 43.76139; -70.12667. It is connected by a causeway to Cousins Island, which is connected by a bridge to the mainland in Yarmouth. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Littlejohn Island CDP has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2), of which 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2) is the island and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), or 53.25%, is in the water surrounding the island.[2]

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