Searsport Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Searsport, ME
Searsport is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. Searsport includes the village of North Searsport. The town is known as "the home of the famous sea captains" and the "Antique Capital of Maine".
Searsport was settled in the 1670s and incorporated on February 13, 1845 from portions of Prospect and Belfast.
Searsport is Maine's second largest deep water port and is ideally located from the point of view of railroad, wood products and other development interests.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 42.9 square miles, of which, 28.6 square miles is land and 14.4 square miles (33.42%) is water. Situated on Penobscot Bay, Searport is drained by Long Cove Brook and Mill Brook. It includes Sears Island, which is 940 acres in area. It borders the towns of Prospect and Stockton to the northeast, Belfast to the southwest, Swanville to the northwest, and Frankfort to the north.
As of the 2000 census, there were 2,641 people, 1,130 households, and 732 families residing in the town. The population density was 92.4 people per square mile. There were 1,370 housing units at an average density of 47.9 per square mile.
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