1 Safety Lane, Carmel
(207) 848-3361

Population: 2,786

Area: 36.9 square miles

Distance to Bangor: 15.6 miles

Median home price: $152,500

Median household income: $55,976

Fire (non-emergency): (207) 848-5051

Police (non-emergency):

(207) 945-4636 /947-4585

RSU 89 School Department:  848-5173

John Backus,
Superintendent of Schools
44 Plymouth Road, Carmel

Recreation Department: (207) 356-4255

P.O. Box 127
Carmel, ME 04419

Simpson Memorial Library

(207) 848-7145
8 Plymouth Road

Located fourteen miles west of Bangor, the town was settled after the American Revolution (in 1811). The town offers “small town” beauty, with quick and direct access to the City of Bangor.

Carmel has a golf course, fine restaurants, grocers, and many professional-sector businesses.


Incorporated February 21, 1811. Carmel is situated fourteen miles west of Bangor, via Union Street which intersects with U.S. Route 2 within the town’s limits. The town was previously known as Plantation No. 3 Second Range and, like many of the smaller town’s in the area, was permanently settled after the American Revolution.

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