Introduction to Windham, Maine

Windham, Maine, in Cumberland county, is 11 miles NW of Portland, Maine and 102 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Portland metropolitan area.

Windham History

The township of Windham was granted to Joseph Blaney, Abraham Howard and fifty eight other men in the early 18th century. Most of the early inhabitants of this area were farmers, as the loamy soil created good land for farming. Windham was incorporated in 1762 and named after Wymondham in Norfolk, England.

Windham and nearby Attractions

  • Wadsworth-Longfellow House
  • Maine Historical Society and Museum
  • Sebago Lake State Park
  • Portland Head Light
  • Ferry Beach State Park

Things To Do In Windham

The North Windham Shopping Center and the Windham Mall are the local shopping destination. The Maine Historical Society and Museum, the Fifth Regiment Center, the Portland Head Light, the Shaker Museum and the Children's Museum of Maine are all accessible from Windham. The Sebago Lake State Park and the Bradbury Mountain State Park are nearby as well. Windham hosts the Summerfest every year.

Windham Transportation

Portland International Airport is nearby.

Windham Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Saint Joseph’s College, the University of Southern Maine, the University of New England-University Campus and the University of Maine at Augusta.

Windham Almanac

County Cumberland County
Standard Zip Codes4062
P.O. Box Zip Codes4082
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.79
Approximate Longitude-70.4

Windham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 30 F
Apr Temp30 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 53 F
Jul Temp59 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 28 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp32 to 58 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Windham Public Libraries

Windham Public Library
Windham, Maine
(207) 892-1908

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Windham Public Schools

Manchester School
709 Roosevelt Trail
ZIP: 4062
(207) 892-1830
Total Enrollment 402
Windham High School
406 Gray Road
ZIP: 4062
(207) 892-1810
Total Enrollment 1023
Windham Middle School
408 Gray Road
ZIP: 4062
(207) 892-1820
Total Enrollment 587
Windham Primary School
404 Gray Road
ZIP: 4062
(207) 892-1840
Total Enrollment 776

Windham Private Schools

Windham Christian Academy
1051 Roosevelt Trl
ZIP: 4062
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
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