Introduction to Eliot, Maine
Eliot, Maine, in York county, is 29 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 56 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is located in the Portsmouth-Rochester metropolitan area. Eliot has a population of 5,954.
The present-day Town of Eliot was originally a part of the Piscataqua Plantation known as Sturgeon Creek. It was renamed Kittery in 1647. Eliot was incorporated as a town on March 1, 1810. The city was named in the honor of Robert Eliot, a Provincial Council member of New Hampshire.
Eliot and nearby Attractions
- John Paul Jones House Museum
- Fort McClary State Park
- Children's Museum of Portsmouth
- Vaughan Woods State Park
- USS Albacore Museum and Park
- Ledges Golf Course
Things To Do In Eliot
The Redhook Ale Brewery, which produces some of the finest beers in the area, is a popular local spot. The Eliot Commons Shopping Center is an ideal place to shop with friends and family.
Manchester Airport is nearby.
Eliot Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued from the University of New Hampshire, the University of New England-University Campus and Northern Essex Community College.