Photo by Butch Moor/ Aerial Photography of Maine ©
Photo by Butch Moor/ Aerial Photography of Maine ©

Towns and Cities in the Bangor Region


21 communities

Bangor

Bangor is the largest city in the lower Penobscot Valley region. It sustains a population of around 33,000...

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Bradley

Bradley is situated on the eastern shore of the Penobscot River, north of Bangor. The town was settled...

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Brewer

Considered the gateway to Down East Maine, Brewer straddles major north south and east-west transportation...

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Carmel

Located fourteen miles west of Bangor, the town was settled after the American Revolution (in 1811)....

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Dedham

Dedham has an interesting historical origination, as it is located on the old stage route running from...

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Eddington

Eddington is located five miles east - northeast of Bangor. Granted by the General Court of Massachusetts,...

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Glenburn

This town is located approximately 8.5 miles northwest of the City of Bangor, and was originally incorporated...

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Hampden

Hampden is steeped in rich history. The cannon mounted by the fire station recalls the 1814 Battle of...

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Hermon

Just west of Bangor, Hermon is located in close proximity to I-95, other major transportation routes...

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Holden

Holden is located east of Brewer on Route 1A. It hails a range of low mountains, creating the eastern...

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Hudson

Hudson, approximately 15 minutes north of Bangor is also a self-sustaining community with about 1,300...

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Kenduskeag

Pried from the towns of Levant and Glenburn after a dispute over rebuilding the local bridge, Kendukeag's...

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Levant

Levant is a small, thriving community, located within a short commute from Bangor (about 10 minutes)....

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Milford

Located along the Penobscot River, above the City of Old Town, Milford is located thirteen miles north-northeast...

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Newburgh

Newburgh is another small town settled as a result of the aftermath of the Revolutionary War. It is located...

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Old Town

Home to the renown Old Town Canoe factory and outlet, a large paper mill and the Penobscot Indian Nation,...

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Orono

Home of the University of Maine, Orono has it all. Located around the Stillwater and the Penobscot Rivers,...

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Orrington

Located between the communities of Brewer and Bucksport, Orrington also lies nestled along the Penobscot...

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Penobscot Nation

1786 was a noteworthy year for the Penobscot Nation, as that was the year they traded with Massachusetts...

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Veazie

Bordered by Bangor to the south and Orono to the north, Veazie enjoys a reputation as a small community...

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Winterport

Once home to far-ranging sea captains, Winterport retains a 19th century charm that blends well with...

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