The zip code for Houlton Maine, the Aroostook County seat is 04730.
But when someone says the property is located, is in Houlton Maine.
But don't always expect the zip code for the mailing address to necessarily mean that is the case.
Physically being in Houlton Maine, the six by six mile township parked on the Canadian US border at the beginning of Interstate 95.
Houlton Maine is the gateway to the Atlantic Canadian provinces but covers more geography mail wise than just the 36 square miles of Aroostook County townshp. That is the Shiretown of the "Crown Of Maine".
Because Houlton Maine's zip code of 04730 can mean the property listing, mail recipient is actually in parts of New Limerick, Ludlow Maine to the west.
Or Littleton Maine, the part not handed over to Monticello's zip code of 04760 to the north. Or Hodgdon Maine and Linneus Maine that don't have zip codes to the southwest.
So Houlton Maine's 04730 is tapped to fill the void.
One size fits all logic.
I remember when Linneus Maine has its own zip code.
But other places like Hammond Maine also share the 04730 zip code of five digits.
The 2000 census showed under 100 friendly souls, 98 to be exact.
But with the 2010 census figures finally out, Hammond Maine had a population explosion.
Woo hoo... watch out. With 41 households, 29 families, Hammond Maine is almost a big city with bright lights status. The 118 population of Hammond Maine still does not mean the "B Plantation" square of six by six miles scores its own unique zip code. To be its one and only, exclusive. In a town in Maine not famous for productive trick or treating. Hard to get the numbers with houses so far spaced in Aroostook County in general.
Santa and the flying deer love the easier touch and go landings.
All this space, no tedious FAA flight plans needed when the skies are clear, wide open, uncluttered too.
So when someone gives you a Houlton Maine mailing address, don't expect, automatically assume the physical location where it is parked on the planet to actually be a Houlton Maine property GPS town set of coordinates.
Because the County Seat For Aroostook, the Shiretown of Houlton Maine is like the rest of the Crown. The largest of sixteen Maine counties, Aroostook has eleven people per square mile.
Not a problem with space for peace and quiet. To hear yourself think in small town rural Maine.
Some areas of Southern coastal Maine, value for property is higher to be in certain zip codes. Not in Northern Maine.
We're kinda conservative with dishing those zip codes out.
And share the same ones whenever possible to consolidate.
Keep it simple and efficient to avoid duplication, waste.
Houlton Maine, a southern Aroostook County town with the postal zip code of 04730.
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