The Town Office and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

"Meet the Candidates Night" Monday, June 5th at the Union Meeting House starting at 7:00 p.m.

Please remember that our roads are still posted.  If the weather cooperates we might start pulling some postings next week so please check our sites for those updates.

We would like to remind everyone that parking for town office business is in front of the town office not in the driveway to the fire station.  Thanks for your cooperation.


  • 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

Memorial Day Observance

There will be a Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 29th at 11 a.m. starting at the Winterport Library and then proceeding to Oak Hill Cemetery.  "To honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our freedom"

Sale of the Old Town Office, Fire Station, and Old Town Office Parking Lot

Bid packages will be available on Monday, May 22nd during normal business hours at the Town Office.  An add will be in the Bangor Daily News this Saturday, May 20th.  Chief Thomas Doe and Town Manager Phillip G. Pitula will be the contacts for any questions concerning these properties or to set up a time to take a look at them.

Meet the Candidates Night

The Union Meeting House will be hosting a "Meet the Candidates" night on Monday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m.   This will be an opportunity for our residents to put faces to names and find out about the individuals running for local offices.  We have 5 people who are vying for 2 Council Seats, incumbents Ann Ronco and Philip Foley, along with former...

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