2016 Real Estate Taxes need to be paid in full to avoid a 30 day notice and associated fees by May 25, 2016.

The Town Office and Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 30,2016 in observance of Memorial Day

There will be a Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 30,2016 starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Library

Elections will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 8AM to 8PM at the Samuel Wagner Middle School.

Town Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:30PM at the Samuel Wagner Middle School.

  • Businesses in Downtown Winterport
    Businesses in Downtown Winterport
  • Old Winterport Commercial House
    Old Winterport Commercial House
  • Steamboat at Winterport Landing
    Steamboat at Winterport Landing
  • Marsh Stream Trestle by Jeff Bray
    Marsh Stream Trestle by Jeff Bray
  • Old Winterport Village
    Old Winterport Village
  • Winterport Union Meeting House
    Winterport Union Meeting House

Welcome to Winterport

Historic Maine Town

Winterport is a small town located in Waldo County, Maine. Incorporated March 12, 1860 and once home to far-ranging sea captains, Winterport retains a 19th century charm that blends well with 20th century conveniences.

Scenic Downtown and Waterfront

Located just 12 miles south of Bangor on Route 1A, Winterport faces the deep and fast-flowing Penobscot River. Older homes, many built for Winterport sea captains, stand along the downtown roadways. Sidewalks encourage people to stroll through the town.

From the historic downtown, where people can find a variety of restaurants and small businesses, visitors can walk the short distance to the Winterport waterfront and watch boats make their way to and from the Penobscot Bay and open waters just beyond.

Rich in Natural Resources

Winterport is fortunate to have abundant natural resources including the Penobscot River, Marsh Stream, numerous brooks, acres of gravel deposits, rolling hills and hardwood forests. Such abundance allows our hard-working businesses to prosper.

A Proud Heritage

The Union Meeting House, built in 1834, is a special meeting place for townspeople.  This building shelters a bell cast by Paul Revere, a belfry clock installed in 1861, and a Masons and Hamlin hand-pumped reed organ installed in 1859.  Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, the Union Meeting House is the subject of ongoing preservation efforts and local pride.

Latest News

Tax Acquired Property Sale

The Town of Winterport will be conducting a sealed bid sale for three (3) Tax Acquired Properties,  R03-86 Devisees of Charles Porter, U3-175 Anna W. Bickford, R6-38 Devisees of Frederick Sibley II.  Property information packets can be picked up at the Town Office, Monday through Friday from 9:00AM until 5:00PM.  All property bids must be...

Sam Butler Memorial

"Sam Butler is saluted by some of Winterport's finest as he passes the Fire Station for the last time.   Sam was an invaluable member of both the Fire Department and Ambulance Service for over 20 years.  Day or night, sun, rain or snow, hot and humid or absolutley frigid...he was always there when the call went out.   All the brethren of the...

Big Brother Big Sister

Each of us remembers the adults, other than our parents, who brought a little magic into our lives. Be part of the magic and make an impact on a child's life by becoming a school-based BIG. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Maine needs School-Based Mentors for the current school year at either the Leroy Smith Elementary School or the Samuel...

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