Dover-Foxcroft, Maine


Town Profile

Nestled in the Piscataquis River Valley, Dover-Foxcroft can be reached from the South by Interstate 95, which extends almost to Piscataquis County. From Newport take Route 7 , just 27 miles; or from Bangor take Route 15, only 37 miles.


Town Profile:

Location:  Piscataquis County Shiretown in central Maine at intersections of State Routes 15 and 7.

Airport:  Charles A. Chase Jr. Memorial Field, Lat: 45-11-00.197N, Long: 069-13-59.161W

State Parks:  Peaks-Kenny at Sebec Lake, Baxter State Park, Lily Bay at Moosehead

Municipal Parks:  Browns Mill Park, Kiwanis Park

Library:  Thompson Free Library

Electrical Service:  Central Maine Power (CMP)

TelephoneConsolidated Communications

Water: Dover-Foxcroft Water District, capacity (gal. per/day):  500,000.  Excess capacity 135,000 (27%). 
Sewer: Town of Dover-Foxcroft, Capacity (gal. per/day): .80MGD.  Excess capacity .34MGD (46%).

Major Employment:  Health Care (at Mayo Regional Hospital, Hibbard Nursing Home, Community Health and Counseling, and the Charlotte White Center), Pleasant River Lumber Company, CMP, Governmental Offices, Retail and Service Businesses.

Schools: Primary - RSU #68,

               Secondary - Foxcroft Academy

Medical Care: Northern Light Mayo Hospital, Hibbard Nursing Home, Community Health Counseling, Charlotte White Center

Business Assistance and Attraction: Pine Crest Business Park, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 
Piscataquis County Economic Development Council, Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce.

Ground travel time: Bangor International Airport: 50 min Boston:  250  min, University of Maine @ Orono: 55 min, 
Moncton NB:  426 min, Quebec:  255 min, Newport / I95:  35 min, Greenville:  45 min