Swans Island, Maine

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Swans Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 95 miles E of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 04685
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.145
Longitude -68.452

Swans Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 43.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 72 F
Oct Temp 43 to 55 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Swans Island Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 327 100%
Male 168 51.4%
Female 159 48.6%
Under 18 78 23.9%
18+ 249 76.1%
65+ 61 18.7%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 321 98.2%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Swans Island Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 316
Growth -11
Growth % -3.4%

Swans Island Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 35.7%
French (except Basque) 12%
Scottish 11.4%
Irish 6.8%
German 6.2%
US/American 5.2%
Swedish 4.9%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Welsh 3.2%
Italian 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
British 1%
French Canadian 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Swans Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Minturn (04685)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Swans Island 327 $32,083
Brooklin 841 $46,591
Cranberry Isles 128 $49,688
Deer Isle 1,876 $40,714
Mount Desert 2,109 $54,375
Southwest Harbor 1,966 $50,000
Stonington 1,152 $34,375

Swans Island Public Libraries

Swans Island Public Library
PO BOX 397
Swans Island, Maine
(207) 526-4330

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