Aroostook County is the largest county in Maine and covers an area of 6,829 square miles. It has a population of approximately 67,000 people. The county seat is located in the city of Houlton.
Aroostook County is known for its vast natural beauty, with over 2,000 lakes and ponds and numerous forests and wilderness areas. It is home to several parks and outdoor recreational opportunities, including the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, the North Maine Woods, and Baxter State Park.
Aroostook County is a rural region of Maine that offers a unique way of life. The county is home to several institutions of higher learning, including the University of Maine at Presque Isle and Northern Maine Community College. The county is also home to several cultural attractions, including the Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum, the Nylander Museum of Natural History, and the Aroostook Centre Mall.
Around three quarters of the households (75.4%) in Aroostook County use fuel oil according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey in 2019.