Introduction to Berwick, Maine
Berwick, Maine, in York county, is 35 miles NE of Manchester, New Hampshire and 63 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is included in the Portsmouth-Rochester metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 6,353 people lived in Berwick.
Berwick was originally settled in by Europeans in 1631, when it was known as Kittery Commons or as the Kittery North Parish. The Massachusetts General Court incorporated Berwick in 1713, making it the ninth town in Maine. It was named Berwick after Berwick, Tweed in England.
Berwick and nearby Attractions
- University of New Hampshire Museum
- Berwick Full Gospel Church
- Links Outlook Golf Course
- Vaughan Woods State Park
Things To Do In Berwick
Tourists love to visit the Vaughan Woods State Park along the Salmon Fall River. One can also visit the Newhope Community Church and Berwick Full Gospel Church. The Links Outlook Golf Course is a tempting place for the golf lovers. The University of New Hampshire Museum is also worth visiting.
Portland International Airport is nearby.
Berwick Higher Education
The University of New Hampshire, the University of New England-University Campus, Northern Essex Community College and Saint Joseph’s College are the local centers of higher education.