The Town of Brunswick, the gateway to Maine's magnificent mid coast, is an eminently livable community with much to offer residents, businesses, students and visitors. Whether you live here, do business here, or just want to find out more about Brunswick, we welcome you! From the dynamic business opportunities at Brunswick Landing to the world-class academic excellence of Bowdoin College…from its lively downtown and cultural offerings to its peaceful small-town atmosphere…Brunswick is surely a town everyone can love!
Family-friendly and economically robust, Brunswick is beautifully balanced between urban sophistication and coastal charm, offering residents and the entire region a thriving arts, culture and culinary scene, great schools, unique shopping, and a rich history dating back to the 17th century.
With a population of approx. 20,000, Brunswick spans 54 square miles within irregular boundaries, from the historic Androscoggin River on the North to the rugged coastline of Maquoit and Casco Bays on the South. Brunswick's long irregular shoreline measures almost 66 miles on Casco Bay and another 12 miles on the Androscoggin; the Town's coastal areas also include a number of small Settled in 1628 and incorporated in 1739, Brunswick is a historic and picturesque New England town that serves as a gateway to midcoast and Downeast Maine. A balanced mix of retail, professional and arts-related businesses, along with light to medium industry and traditional farming, foresting and commercial fishing - can all be found in Brunswick. Downtown Brunswick's broad Maine Street combines village flavor and city flair. Dotted with specialty shops, open spaces and fabulous restaurants to satisfy every mood and palate, Brunswick's pedestrian-friendly downtown attracts shoppers, strollers and foodies alike.
Uninhabited islands are bordered by the Androscoggin River and Atlantic Ocean with its 67 miles of coastline, Brunswick is a coastal community, offering residents and visitors an array of recreational opportunities. With convenient access to I-295 and Route 1, Brunswick serves as a gateway to Midcoast and Downeast Maine, is located 25 miles north of Portland, Maine's largest city, and just 30 miles from the Portland International Jetport (PWM). Brunswick's strategic location has been enhanced significantly by Amtrak Downeaster services, connecting Brunswick to Boston with passenger rail service.
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