Introduction to Millinocket, Maine
Millinocket, Maine, in Penobscot county, is 157 miles NE of Portland, Maine and 256 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Bangor metropolitan area with. Millinocket contains a population of approximately 5,203.
Millinocket was originally settled in 1829 by Thomas Fowler and his family. With the islands in the Penobscot River, Millinocket means the land of many islands. The town was incorporated in 1901. During the 20th century, the town prospered and gained the reputation of being a small town.
Millinocket and nearby Attractions
- Baxter State Park
- Lumbermen's Museum
- Memories of Maine Gallery
- Katahdin Iron Works State Historic Site
Things To Do In Millinocket
Memories of Maine Gallery focuses on Maine photography and artwork. The Katahdin Iron Works State Historic is a major attraction for tourists. The Millinocket Baptist Church, Church of the Nazarene and First Pentecostal Church are some of local churches. The Baxter State Park comes with recreational options that visitors may find interesting. Tourists can also visit Lumbermen's Museum.
Bangor International Airport is a few minutes' drive away.
Millinocket Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at University of Maine, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine at Farmington, and Saint Josephs College.