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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,329
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+1,350
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married60.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.6%
Median Earnings25+$44,853
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,000
% Above Poverty Level99.1%
% Below Poverty Level0.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22%
Median Gross Rent$972
Median House Value$189,900

Ancestry

Irish23.4%
English21.2%
German16.3%
Canadian15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
French Except Basque10.3%
Scottish4.9%
Russian3%
Polish2.2%
Portuguese0.9%
Lebanese0.9%
Arab0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Greek0.8%
Dutch0.4%
Italian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
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Berwick Almanac

CategoryValue
County York County
Standard Zip Codes3901
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.3
Approximate Longitude-70.84

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)

StationDURHAM
Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationEPPING
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationKENNEBUNKPORT
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eliot6,318$87,892
Lebanon6,118$68,266
North Berwick1,764$74,667
Sanford20,887$56,627
South Berwick7,332$98,929
York12,777$90,529

Berwick Public Libraries

Berwick Public Library
103 OLD PINE HILL ROAD NORTH
Berwick, Maine
(207) 698-5737

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Berwick Public Schools

Berwick Elementary Schools
No Physical Location Available, 20 Blackberry Hill Rd
ZIP: 3901
(207) 698-4465
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Noble Middle School
46 Cranberry Meadow Road
ZIP: 3901
(207) 698-1320
Middle
Total Enrollment 479

Berwick Private Schools

Childlight Montessori School
395 Portland St
ZIP: 3901
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Cornerstone Kindergarten
19 Morse St
ZIP: 3901
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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