Introduction to Lisbon, Maine
Lisbon, Maine, in Androscoggin county, is 26 miles N of Portland, Maine and 125 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Lewiston-Auburn metropolitan area with.
This community was previously a part of Bowdoin. The town was incorporated as Thompsonborough in 1799. The town was renamed Lisbon in 1802. It was named after Lisbon, Portugal. Lisbon annexed the remaining portion of the Little River Plantation in 1808 and named the area Lisbon Falls.
Lisbon and nearby Attractions
- Beaver Park
- Bates College Museum of Art
- Bradbury Mountain State Park
- Lisbon United Methodist Church
Things To Do In Lisbon
Tourists can enjoy the recreational facilities offered at Beaver Park. The Bates College Museum of Art is a notable site for those interested in history and art. The Lisbon United Methodist Church and Saint Annes Catholic Church are the local houses of worship. One can also plan a trip to the Bradbury Mountain State Park. The Moxie Festival is hosted by the town of Lisbon every year.
Portland International Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Lisbon Higher Education