Castine Real Estate

Neighborhoods/Developments in Castine, ME

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Backshore Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Battle Avenue Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Castine Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Coverly Lane Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Dyces Head Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Perkins Street Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Riverside Drive Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Wilson Point Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood

Castine is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States and served as the capital of Acadia (1670–1674).

Castine is the home of Maine Maritime Academy, a four-year institution that graduates officers and engineers for the United States Merchant Marine and marine related industries.

In 1762, the Provincial General Court granted the land designated as Township Number Three, commonly known as Majorbigwaduce or Majabigwaduce, to a group of proprietors. After some disputes concerning the proprietors' claims to the land, the General Court of Massachusetts recognized Township No. 3 and incorporated it as the Town of Penobscot in 1787. Penobscot then included what are now the towns of Castine, Penobscot, and Brooksville. On February 10, 1796, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed an act which separated Penobscot into the towns of Castine and Penobscot. Castine held its first town meeting on April 4, 1796.

According to the US census, the town has a total area of 20.0 square miles, of which 7.8 square miles is land and 12.2 square miles (60.98%) is water. Castine is drained by the Bagaduce River estuary.

Castine is bordered by the town of Penobscot to the northeast, Brooksville across the Bagaduce River to the southeast, and near Islesboro to the southwest.

As of the 2000 census there were 1,343 people, 372 households, and 222 families residing in the town. The population density was 172.2 people per square mile. There were 649 housing units at an average density of 83.2 per square mile.

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