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Overview

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 History

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.

Eliot Transportation

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.

Eliot Almanac

CategoryValue
County York County
Standard Zip Codes3903
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.15
Approximate Longitude-70.8

Eliot 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
Distance7.5 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
Distance16.5 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
Distance21.6 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
Berwick2,190$85,625
Kittery4,733$77,697
North Berwick1,564$77,344

Eliot Public Libraries

William Fogg Public Library
116 OLD ROAD
Eliot, Maine
(207) 439-9437

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Eliot Public Schools

Eliot Elementary School
1298 State Road
ZIP: 3903
(207) 439-9004
Primary
Total Enrollment 290
Marshwood Middle School
626 H.l. Dow Highway
ZIP: 3903
(207) 439-1399
Middle
Total Enrollment 526

Eliot Private Schools

Tidewater Waldorf School
228 Beech Rd
ZIP: 3903
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
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