Eagle Lake, ME


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Eagle Lake is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The town's population was 815 at the 2000 census. The town was named by a body of troops heading from Bangor to the Aroostook War for the many eagles that they saw around the lake. 49.0% of the population speaks French, reflecting a trend in Northeastern Maine.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.3 square miles (101.8 km²), of which, 37.2 square miles (96.3 km²) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) of it (5.42%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 815 people, 330 households, and 203 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.9 people per square mile (8.5/km²). There were 599 housing units at an average density of 16.1 per square mile (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.65% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.74% Asian, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.