Real Estate and Community Information
Located on the southern coastline of Maine, the town of Cumberland provides new home owners with a fantastic community to enjoy. With a land mass of 26.25 square miles, the town is located on Casco Bay, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Portland. Incorporated in 1821
, the town has a population of 7,211 as of 2010. The area is rich farmland, but only a few local farms remain. The main occupations in town are now in the areas of business, engineering, sales and manufacturing.
If you enjoy local parks and recreational activities, there is plenty for you to do here. The town features summer camps for kids as well as youth sports like a golf or tennis camp, a magic dragon pre-school camp and summer enrichment programs just to name a few. You will find several local parks, like Tidewater Farm, the Town Forest, Pine Cove Preserve, Village Park and the Hardy Road Trail where you can explore the local environment and the natural wonders around you. The area also includes the North Falmouth Community Forest, River Point Conservation Area and Ledgewood Preserve. For more information about local parks and recreation, go to: www.cumberlandmaine.com
When you have checked out the local properties and homes for sale
, take a look at all the attractions and activities that are available around you. The area offers you everything from the Apples Acres Bluegrass festival and Treehouse Toys to the Maine Wildlife Park and the Yarmouth Clam Festival to name a few. You can rent snowshoes at Pineland Farms, watch the local Portland Sea Dogs play baseball, take in a lobster bake on House Island and hike through Bradbury Mountain State Park. There is plenty of things to see and do in your new hometown.
There are plenty of homes
available for new home buyers
and the town also has several events
to keep you entertained. The County Fair is held locally during the last week of September and you will find many events scheduled while it is open. The town also features events such as Monster Truck Rally's, hockey tournaments, concerts, arts and crafts shows and even a local motor club where you can show off or admire classic cars. There are also competitions and exhibits by the local craftsmen to show off their handiwork.
When you are ready to take a look at real estate available in the area, John Hatcher
can help you find the right place. He serves the real estate needs of Cumberland, Maine and can help you find what you need. Contact John Hatcher