Maine Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data


There are 16 counties in Maine.  Each county is governed by a board of county commissioners. 

There are 533 county subdivisions in Maine known as minor civil divisions (MCDs).  There are 433 towns which are functioning governmental units, each governed by a board of selectmen.  There are 34 plantations which are functioning but not necessarily active governmental units, each governed by a board of assessors.  There is one gore which is a nonfunctioning nongovernmental geographic subdivision of a county.  There are three American Indian reservations that constitute four county subdivisions.  There are 22 incorporated places which are independent of any other MCD and treated as MCD equivalents.  There are also 39 unorganized territories. 

Maine Counties - Populated Places in 16 Counties

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Maine Counties Synopsis

The Maine Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 16 Maine Counties.

Also see Maine County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.