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Acton Maine Real Estate & Community
About Acton Maine 04001
Acton is bounded on the north by Newfield, on the east by Shapleigh, on the south by Lebanon, and on the west by the towns of Wakefield and Milton Mills, NH. It is 85 miles from Boston and 105 miles from Maine's capital, Augusta.
With its abundant timber, fertile farmland, and extensive bodies of water, Acton Maine grew quickly and prospered. Today many local farmers work the same land and live in the same homes as their forefathers.
Each summer, families throughout New England migrate to the numerous lakes that lie within the Shapleigh and Acton area, and motorists enjoy the the area's rolling hills, stone walls, picturesque mountains, and sparkling lake views. Nestled between the rocky Maine coastline and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Shapleigh and Acton are charming, historic towns that capture the spirit of Maine and "The Way Life Should Be."
The quote above is from Author Bio: Debbie Petersen, president of the Acton-Shapleigh Maine Historical Society, has compiled images from the society's archives and the private collections of the towns' residents to bring Shapleigh and Acton together once again between the covers of this book. Petersen is donating all her proceeds to the Acton Shapleigh Historical Society.
Waterboro is located in York County, Maine. It is bordered by Hollis to the northeast, Limerick and Limington to the north, Newfield to the northwest, Shapleigh to the west, Lyman to the southeast and Alfred to the southwest. It includes the districts of North, South and East Waterboro and the Lake Arrowhead Community.
Waterboro is home to Waterboro Barrens, which is one of Maine’s largest pitch pine barrens and also to Lake Arrowhead. The town is part of the Maine School Administrative District 57.
Waterboro is also home to the James Leavitt House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This Greek Revival home was built in 1850 and now operates as a house museum. The interior molding and carved corner blocks in this historic home are rarely found in rural homes in Maine.
According to the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau, Waterboro was home to 6,214 residents. This included 2,211 households and 1,704 families. The average family size was 3.15 and the average household size was 2.81.
Waterboro Real Estate and Homes: Waterboro is comprised of 55.5 square miles of land and 1.8 square miles of water. There are 2,828 homes in Waterboro and an average of 51 homes (houses / condos) per square mile. 14% of homes in Waterboro are occupied by renters.
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