Established: 1839, from parts of Penobscot and Washington Counties
County seat: Houlton
53 Towns & 2 Cities: Cities are Presque Isle and Caribou; Towns are Allagash, Amity, Ashland, Blaine, Bridgewater, Castle Hill, Caswell, Chapman, Crystal, Dyer Brook, Eagle Lake, Easton, Fort Fairfield, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Grand Isle, Hamlin, Hammond, Haynesville, Hersey, Hodgdon, Houlton, Island Falls, Limestone, Linneus, Littleton, Ludlow, Madawaska, Mapleton, Mars Hill, Masardis, Merrill, Monticello, New Canada, New Limerick, New Sweden, Oakfield, Orient, Perham, Portage Lake, Saint Agatha, Saint Francis, Sherman, Smyrna, Stockholm, Van Buren, Wade, Wallagrass, Washburn, Westfield, Westmanland, Weston, Woodland
There are also several plantations and many unorganized townships in Aroostook County.
Area: 6,829 sq miles
County Website: www.aroostook.me.us
Aroostook County Tourism: www.visitaroostook.com
Note: This page to grow in resources and features over 2019-2020!
PEOPLE, PLACES, THINGS
Driving through the solar system
I can’t make the 40-mile drive from Houlton to Presque Isle without pulling over to visit one of the planets. Aroostook County is home to one of (if not THE) largest three-dimensional scale models of our solar system in the world. Built by the people of Aroostook County, including many […]Read More