Phippsburg Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Phippsburg, ME
Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States. Known as a tourist destination, Phippsburg is home to the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, Fort Popham State Historic Site; as well as Fort Baldwin which overlooks Fort Popham, and Popham Beach State Park, including Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge. The town includes part of Winnegance.
The site of the Popham Colony, Phippsburg was in 1607 and 1608 the first English settlement attempted in New England. During its brief existence, colonists built Virginia of Sagadahoc, the first ship in Maine's long history of shipbuilding. After a long history of settlements and re-settlements due to the many wars Phippsbur was set off and incorporated in 1814.
According to the UD Census, the town has a total area of 43.9 square miles, of which 28.9 square miles is land and 15.1 square miles (34.29%) is water. Connected to Bath by a bridge and causeway over Winnegance Creek and sharing a border with West Bath to the east of Winnegance, Phippsburg is located on a peninsula dividing the Kennebec River from Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine, which is part of the Atlantic Ocean.
As of the 2000 census, there were 2,106 people, 859 households, and 622 families residing in the town. The population density was 73.0 people per square mile. There were 1,554 housing units at an average density of 53.8 per square mile.
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