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Overview

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 History

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.

Berwick Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 2,412
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 7.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,294
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,669
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.5%
Median Gross Rent $989
Median House Value $178,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 28%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Berwick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 03901
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.265
Longitude -70.865

Berwick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DURHAM
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station EPPING
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station KENNEBUNKPORT
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eliot 6,278 $91,595
Lebanon 6,094 $65,000
North Berwick 1,792 $74,333
Sanford 20,864 $58,911
South Berwick 7,312 $96,268
York 12,717 $87,377

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Berwick Public Libraries

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Berwick Public Library
43 B ROUTE 236
Berwick, Maine
(207) 698-5737

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