Brewer Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Brewer, ME
Brewer is a city in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The city is named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer.
Brewer is the sister city of Bangor. The two are on opposite sides of the Penobscot River and are connected by three bridges. Brewer and Bangor were originally both part of Condeskeag Plantation, though the Brewer part was also called "New Worcester" after John Brewer's birthplace. In 1788 Orrington, Maine was incorporated with Brewer/New Worcester as its major village. The other half of Condeskeag incorporated in 1791 as Bangor. Finally, in 1812 Brewer broke away from Orrington and incorporated as a separate town.
According to the US census the city has a total area of 15.6 square miles, of which, 15.1 square miles is land and 0.5 square miles is water. The total area is 3.21% fresh water.
The villages of South Brewer and North Brewer are both within city limits. South Brewer was formerly the city's major industrial area.
As of the 2010 there were 9,482 people residing in the town, anhd according to the 2000 census there were 3,842 households, and 2,401 families residing in the city. The population density was 595.3 people per square mile. There were 4,064 housing units at an average density of 269.2 per square mile.
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