Damariscotta is a year-round community in Lincoln County located near the head of the Damariscotta River, twelve miles from the ocean. The town’s three-season waterfront offers a convenient boat landing and a large harbor ideal for all kinds of recreational boating. From pumpkins and oysters to Christmas lights and ice harvest, each season brings a new slate of offerings for both locals and visitors of the Damariscotta Region.
The Town of Damariscotta provides its residents with a full range of municipal services including a full-time police force. It’s known for its quality public and private elementary schools, high school, modern hospital, public library, thriving arts community, movie theater, YMCA, and diverse businesses, providing residents and visitors with a full range of “modern” conveniences and opportunities in a truly unique historic and natural setting.
The surrounding towns of the Damariscotta Region include: Alna, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Bremen, Bristol, Dresden, Edgecomb, Jefferson, Monhegan Island, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Somerville, South Bristol, Southport, Waldoboro, Westport Island, Whitefield and Wiscasset. For more information about these towns, visit the Communities page of this site.