Steep Falls, Maine

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Steep Falls, Maine
Eddie's Market
Eddie's Market
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Location in Cumberland County and the state of Maine.
Coordinates: 43°47′38″N 70°39′6″W / 43.79389°N 70.65167°W / 43.79389; -70.65167
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountyCumberland
TownStandish
Area
 • Total10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
 • Land10.0 sq mi (26.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
303 ft (92 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,139
 • Density110/sq mi (43/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)207

Steep Falls is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Standish in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,139 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the PortlandSouth PortlandBiddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is part of Maine School Administrative District #6, which includes Bonny Eagle Middle and High Schools.[2]

Geography[edit]

Steep Falls is located in the western corner of the town of Standish along the Saco River at 43°47′38″N 70°39′6″W / 43.79389°N 70.65167°W / 43.79389; -70.65167. Maine State Route 11 crosses the Saco River into the community, heading southwest towards Limington and Limerick and north towards Naples. Maine State Route 113 coincides with Route 11 through the center of Steep Falls, then heads southeast towards Standish village and northwest towards Hiram and Fryeburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Steep Falls CDP has a total area of 10.2 square miles (26.4 km2), of which 10.0 square miles (26.0 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 1.58%, is water.[3]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Steep Falls has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Steep Falls CDP, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.bonnyeagle.org/SteepFalls.cfm?subpage=317839
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Steep Falls CDP, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Steep Falls, Maine