Wiscasset, Maine is the county seat of Lincoln. Wiscasset is located on the Sheepscot River and was first developed as a major shipping center. The sea is located just twenty miles away from Wiscasset real estate!
The Village of Wiscasset has been coined as “The prettiest village in Maine.” Wiscasset is a unique village with a scenic backdrop of the river. Wiscasset, ME is home to many antique shops, art galleries, restaurants and historical landmarks. Also, what Maine coastal village would be complete without fresh lobsters? Wiscasset is home to the world famous lobster shack Red Eats which is located in downtown. Wiscasset is a popular travel destination in the summer for many, however many people are selecting Maine waterfront property to call their home.
Wiscasset Maine is a beautiful, unique location to buy your next home whether it is a permanent residence or a place to take that summer vacation to. With Wiscasset’s Northern location, the weather is quite pleasant in the summer and cold in the winter months. In the summer months the high temperatures reach around 80F and the lows in the upper 50’s. In the height of the winter temperature highs are around 30F and the lows are near 10F. The summers are mild but warm enough to enjoy a day boating and swimming in the waters. The winters bring along cold temperatures allowing for snow that make it a winter wonderland and perfect skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. We are certain that you will enjoy our home in Wiscasset, ME or the midcoast region as much as we do.
If you are looking for Wiscasset Maine Real Estate, Cromwell Coastal Properties will be glad to help you find whatever you are looking for. Whether you are looking for Maine waterfront property, land for sale in midcoast Maine, or Wiscasset Maine real estate we are knowledgeable of the area and will assist you in finding that perfect buy for you. According to US cities online the population in 2000 was 3,603. In addition to being a great small town community, Wiscasset, ME also has an excellent public school system. The average teacher to student ratio is 1:11 allowing for personalized attention from our dedicated faculty. Below you will find contact information for Wiscasset Maine public schools.
Mid-Coast Maine is known for its beautiful lighthouses. Since Maine has always been a state dependant on shipping and the sea, lighthouses in Mid-coast Maine are not only a beautiful attraction for visitors and residents, but a necessity to the Maine way of life. There are several lighthouses in the Mid-Coast Maine Area including the Squirrel Point Lighthouse, Doubling Point, Doubling Point Range Lights, Halfway Rock Light Station, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and the Seguin Island Light Station.
Other Maine Lighthouses include the Halfway Rock Light Station in Casco Bay and the Seguin Island Light Station. The Halfway Rock Light Station is named after its location on Halfway Rock, between Cape Elizabeth and Sebasco Maine. Built of concrete and 76 feet in height, the lighthouse tower and former boathouse are all that remain today. They are currently maintained by the American Lighthouse Foundation and in need of repair. The Seguin Island Light Station, maintained by Friends of Seguin Island Foundation, was constructed in 1795 and also has its place on the National Register of Historic Places. Made of granite, it is the highest elevated lighthouse of the Maine Lighthouses – 186 feet above sea level.