Cushing Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Cushing, ME
Cushing is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Cushing includes the villages of North Cushing, Cushing, South Cushing, and Pleasant Point.
Part of the Waldo Patent, it was called the Lower Plantation of St. Georges, once extending across both sides of the St. George River. On January 28, 1789, the town was incorporated and named for Thomas Cushing, statesman and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. On February 7, 1803, the town of St. George was set off and incorporated.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 26.1 square miles, of which, 19.4 square miles is land and 6.7 square miles (25.74%) is water. Cushing, which includes Gay Island, is situated on Muscongus Bay between the Meduncook River to the west and St. George River to the east.
As of the 2000 census, there were 1,322 people, 541 households, and 383 families residing in the town. The population density was 68.1 people per square mile. There were 778 housing units at an average density of 40.1 per square mile.
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