Littlejohn Island, Maine

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Littlejohn Island, Maine
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
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountyCumberland
TownYarmouth
Area
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation
93 ft (28 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total118
 • Density160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Littlejohn Island CDP, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Littlejohn Island CDP, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 14, 2012.