Saco is a scenic New England town located in York County, Maine. It is the twin city to Biddeford. The two towns are separated by islands in the Saco River. The two towns include ten miles of frontage along the Saco River, and ten miles of shoreline along the Atlantic.
Saco is home to beaches, forests, approximately 100 acres of parks, including the Ferry Beach State Park. Several acres of red brick mill buildings are located in Saco. These buildings once housed industries which employed thousands of workers.
Saco is home to many historical properties and houses. The following nine Saco properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:
Joseph G. Deering House – An Italianate mansion located on Main Street.
First Parish Congregational Church – An Italianate and Romanesque style church located on Main Street.
Saco City Hall – A Greek Revival, Italianate and Gothic Revival style building located on Main Street.
Way Way General Store – An early twentieth century road house and store, located on Buxton Road.
Jacobs Houses and Store – Federal period buildings consisting of wood framed houses and a three story commercial block, located on Elm Street.
A.B. Seavey House – A Queen Anne style house located on Temple Street.
Saco High School – A Grand Victorian Gothic building located on Spring Street.
Thacher Goodale House – A Greek Revival style house located on North Street.
Grant Farm – A Saco Valley farm house located on Grant Road.
Some of Saco’s historical homes and buildings are featured in the Walking Tour of Maine. They include the Solomon Coit House, the James Federson House, York Institute Museum, Elizabeth and Henry B.C. Green House, Joseph G. Deering House, Jonas C. Tibbets House, 1st Parish Congregational Church, York Manufacturing Company Agent's House, Emma Hall House, Thornton Hall, Dr. Jeremiah Mason House, James Curtis House, Daniel Page House, Old Dyer Library, Saco City Hall, Mutual Theatre, Cyrus King House, Masonic Block, Tristram Hooper Store, Saco House, Central Hall Block, William Pike Block, York National Bank, Pepperell Square, William Deering Block and Berry Block
According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, Saco, Maine was home to 18,482 residents.
As of the census of 2000 there were 6,801 households and 4,590 families. The average family size was 2.93 and the average household size was 2.44.
Saco Real Estate and Homes: Saco is comprised of 38.5 square miles of land and 0.9 square miles of water. There are 7,424 homes in Saco, and an average of 193 homes (houses / condos) per square mile. 34% of homes in Saco are occupied by renters.
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