Grand Isle

Main Village at Grande Isle (2003)
Main Village at Grande Isle (2003)

Grand Isle is a town in Aroostook County, incorporated on March 2, 1869, from Grant Isle Plantation. The name was changed to Grand Isle in 1872. It commemorates the large and fertile island within the town and in the middle of the St. John River just south of the village of Lille. — Maine, An Encyclopedia

GPS Coordinates

47°17′14″N 68°07′39″


Grand Isle, Aroostook County, Maine, 04746

Census Locations

1850 Census

Van Buren Plantation

1860 Census

Grant isle Plantation

1870 Census

Grand Isle

1880 Census

Grand Isle

Grid Location


Associated Place Names

Daigle Mill, Lille, Notre Dame, and Saint David