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Steep Falls, Maine

Steep Falls, Maine
Census-designated place
SteepFalls is located in Maine
SteepFalls
Steep
Falls
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Maine
County Cumberland
Town Standish
Area
 • Total 10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
 • Land 10.0 sq mi (26.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 303 ft (92 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,139
 • Density 110/sq mi (43/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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

Steep Falls is located in the western corner of the town of Standish along the Saco River at . 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

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

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  2. ^ http://www.bonnyeagle.org/SteepFalls.cfm?subpage=317839
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  4. ^ Climate Summary for Steep Falls, Maine
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