Tonights Town Council Meeting has been cancelled.  The next meeting is scheduled for March 27, 2018

Winter Parking rules went into effect on November 15th and will run until April 15th.  In the village area on Rte. 1A from Lebanon to Whig Street alternate side of the street parking works as follows; even numbered days parking is allowed on the Northwest side of the street (Union Meeting House and Winterport Pizza side), on odd days it is allowed on the Southeast side (Deans Tires and Olde Commercial House side).  Even and Odd days are the actual date during daylight hours and do not change at midnight in order to avoid residents having to move cars late at night.  On all other streets in Winterport there is no overnight parking allowed which helps our plow contractor clear our streets for your safety.  Thanks for observing the rules as Cars will be towed.

The Town Office is once again able to offer notary services but we ask that you call before coming in to the office to insure that the notary is available.


  • Businesses in Winterport
    Businesses in Winterport
  • Businesses in Winterport
    Businesses in Winterport
  • Businesses in Winterport
    Businesses in Winterport
  • Businesses in Winterport
    Businesses in 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

Book Signing

Winterports' own Tracy Gran Sr. will be signing copies of his newly released book "Sisu" on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Winterport Public Library from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.  For those individuals who have already purchased the book this will give you an opportunity to meet the author and have him personalize your copy of his memoirs and...


We would like to welcome Luke Chiavelli as the Town's new Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector.  He is replacing Richard Babine who retired this year.  Luke also covers Verona Island and the Town of Orland.  Luke will be in the office every Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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...

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