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Maine Town Spotlight | Danforth Maine | Washington County

Maine Town Spotlight | Danforth Maine | Washington County


The Washington County township of Danforth Maine has a town population of 629 friendly folks.

Danforth Maine is the northern most town in Washington County and not far from the Downeast Danforth Maine Welcome Signcoastal region of Vacationland.

Aroostook County borders Danforth Maine to the north.

And New Brunswick Canada is the eastern boundary on Grand Lake, Maine top eight biggest waterbodies.

Forest City township borders the southeast corner along with Brookton, Forest Township and T8 R3 to the south. 

Weston, Bancroft and Reed Plantation (AKA Wytopitlock) Maine in Aroostook all border Danforth to the north.

And T8 R4 to the west, where Upper and Lower Hot Brook Lake are located are also part of Danforth Maine. Also to the west Danforth Maine is bordered by Drew Plantation, Prentiss Township on the southwest corner. Danforth Maine is one big land area to explore, enjoy.

The US Border Patrol boats ply the East Grand Lake waterbody to patrol the waterfront boundary between Maine and Canada In Danforth.

Eaton Maine, a settlement south of the original Danforth township was annexed to make a larger township. The town was named for proprietor Thomas Danforth. Danforth Maine was incorporated in 1860.

danforthmainetownhallUS Rt 1 and Route 169 are the major highways serving Danforth Maine.

The region is served by the Eastern Maine Railway with a Canadian connector.

Lumbering with vast unspoiled woods, timber tracts helped the township of Danforth Maine grow.

Potato farming, growing grain was also a big part of early Danforth Maine’s growth. 

The Baskehegan River passes through the township from the lake of the same name to the south in Brookton.

Danforth Maine is served by East Grand School Administration District (SAD) 14, RSU 84

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Sad To Say Good Bye, Good Luck To The Danforth High East Grand Viking Seniors.

with enrollment of 161 students. 

Medical care is provide by the East Grand Health Center. Both facilities are located north of the center of Danforth Maine on US Rt 1.

Watch a local Danforth Maine East Grand high school game video.

Grand older homes show the prosperity from being an industrious small Maine town. Danforth Maine was all over  rail service. Offering passenger service not that long ago. Locals used to be able to hop aboard and go to Canada to watch a major league game.

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East Grand Lake Lady Vikings Girls Basketball Team. Sitting Down To Talk It Over At Half Time.

Danforth Maine, loaded with plenty of standing forest timber, rolling fertile farm soil pasture fields. And second to none in lakefront and river waterfront options for four season outdoor recreation. Hit the trails to be up close and personal with the wildlife.

Hunting and fishing thrive when the two legged population is lower than that using four limbs and wearing fur.

Come troll for fish in a boat or drill a hole to can open a lake for ice fishing adventures. Bring your rod, reel, jiffy ice auger and don’t forget the camera. Maine, the way life should be.

Danforth Maine is in Washington County.

Victorian housing stock in Danforth Maine is a testament to the better days many small Maine independent towns enjoyed.

Before Interstates, Internet, shopping malls hurt the local economy.

Danforth Maine Victorian HomesIn a time when children grew up and stayed in rural farming, lumbering communities like Danforth Maine in Washington County.

Raising families and growing old enjoying the four seasons of a vibrant Maine small community. Maine is over 400 small towns and only a handful of cities. That’s what makes the space vast and special.

Machias Savings Bank has a branch outlet serving the Danforth Maine area with a modern new facility that the locals appreciate and utilize.

Local lending from a Maine based bank, not decisions made from many states away. Machias Savings Bank In Danforth Maine Machias Bank headquarters is in Machias, the county seat of Washington County.

 There is the Hinch Library, a modern fire department in Danforth Maine.

The small town local volunteer organizations are strong, vibrant and Danforth Maine is a great place to grow up, live in.

Maine is the 4th lowest crime state and 46th lowest for FSSR (foreclosure, short sale, repossession) related property transfers.

The Upper, Lower Hot Brook and Grand Lake, along with the Baskehegan river create lots of four season outdoor recreational options in Danforth Maine.

Hunters, fishermen, snow sledders and ATV four wheelers know the hidden playground that exists Danforth Maine Town Officein the Northern Washington County, Danforth Maine area.

Hiking, kayaking, sailing are also popular tourist attractions here in Vacationland.

Bartlett Funeral Home has served the Danforth Maine area for many years as a family owned business. 

Grand Lake, a popular sportsmen and tourist attraction offers many cabins for weekly stays.

Greenland Cove Camp Ground also features weekend, weekly or season long hook ups for travel trailers, tenting.

Beach front swimming, boating and the third largest lake in the state of Maine make this locationDanforth Maine Fire Department an affordable, attractive spot to spend your vacations.

Come explore, visit and get to know the friendly people, gorgeous surroundings hidden in the Danforth Maine area.

You can easily head in to Canada thru Orient / Fosterville, Forest City Or Vanceboro US Border crossings to add to your stay, vacation, adventure in Danforth Maine.  

Danforth Maine youth are well versed in outdoor preparedness living, are brought up knowing the importance of volunteering. It is common in the local newspapers, online new sources and around the social media circles to see another community service volunteering award earned by Danforth Maine youth.

I’m Maine REALTOR Andrew Mooers, ME Broker    207.532.6573   [email protected]

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