|Location in Maine|
|Foundation :||June 9, 1849|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Hancock County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||824 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||17.8 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||106.66 km 2 (approx. 41 mi 2 ) of
which 46.41 km 2 (approx. 18 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||0 m|
|Postal code :||04616|
|Area code :||+1 207|
|GNIS ID :||0582370|
Brooklin is a headland in the Atlantic Ocean and is the southernmost mainland in Hancock Counties. In the north it lies on Blue Hill Bay and in the south on Jericho Bay . The area of the town also includes some islands that are off the coast in the south. The surface is flat, there are no significant bumps.
All distances are given as straight lines between the official coordinates of the places from the 2010 census.
- North: Blue Hill , 3.7 miles
- East: Tremont , 6 miles
- Southeast: Swans Island , 7.9 mi
- South: Isle au Haut , 12.6 km
- Southwest: Deer Isle , 17 mi
- West: Sedgwick , 6.7 mi
Brooklin has several residential areas: Brooklin , Flye Point , Haven , Herriman Point , Naskeag , North Brooklin , Sedgwick Bay (formerly a post office), and West Brooklin .
The mean mean temperature in Brooklin is between -6.1 ° C (21 ° Fahrenheit ) in January and 20.6 ° C (69 ° Fahrenheit) in July. This means that the place is around 6 degrees cooler than the long-term average in the USA. The snowfalls between October and May are up to two and a half meters, more than twice as high as the average snow depth in the USA; the daily sunshine duration is at the lower end of the range in the USA.
Brooklin split from the town of Sedgwick in 1849. Initially under the name Port Watson . A month later the name was changed to Brooklin . A lighthouse on Flyes Ledges was built in 1856. The lighthouse has been added to the list of national lighthouses.
|Census Results - Town of Brooklin, Maine|
Culture and sights
In Brooklin, two archaeological sites and three buildings have been listed and listed on the National Register of Historic Places :
- Archaeological site
- Flye Point 2 , recorded 1985, register no. 85000842
- Goddard Site , recorded 1979, register no. 79000132
- Beth Eden Chapel , recorded in 1980, register no. 01000818
- EB White House , recorded in 1986, register no. 86002467
Economy and Infrastructure
Coming from the north, Maine State Route 175 runs along the Brooklin coast.
Brooklin does not have its own medical facilities or hospitals. The closest ones are in Blue Hill.
The Friend Memorial Public Library is located on Reach Road in Brooklin. It was founded in 1912.
Brooklin is part of School Union 76 with Deer Isle, Sedgwick and Stonington . The Brooklin School Department is responsible for school education in Brooklin.
The following schools are offered in the Schzul district:
- Brooklin School in Brooklin with classes from Pre-K through 8th grade
- Sedgwick Elementary School in Sedgwick with classes from Pre-K through 5th grade
- Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School on Deer Island with school classes from Kindergarten through 8th grade
- Deer Isle-Stonington High School on Deer Island with classes from 9th to 12th grade
Personalities who have worked on site
- Brooklin in the Geographic Names Information System of the United States Geological Survey , accessed May 24, 2018
- Maine 2010 Census Results ; official publication of the Census Authority, (English; PDF; 32.5 MB)
- Coordinates of the locations of the Census Authority 2010
- Brooklin, Hancock County | Maine Genealogy. In: mainegenealogy.net. Retrieved May 26, 2018 (English).
- Brooklin, Maine (ME 04616) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders. In: city-data.com. www.city-data.com, accessed on May 24, 2018 (English).
- Population 1850-2010 according to census results
- Friend Memorial Public Library located in Brooklin, Maine. In: friendml.org. Retrieved May 24, 2018 .
- School Union 76. In: su76.org. Retrieved May 24, 2018 .