Shapleigh is located in York County, Maine. It includes the towns of Ross Corner and Emery Mills. It is bordered by Newfield to the north, Waterboro to the east, Acton to the west, Alfred to the southeast, and Sanford to the south.
First called Hubbardstown, it was settled in 1772 when Simeon Emery erected a sawmill at the foot of Mousam Pond. On March 5, 1785, the town was incorporated as Shapleigh, named for its early proprietor. In 1830, Shapleigh's west half was set off and incorporated as Acton. In 1846, a portion of Shapleigh was annexed by Newfield. Shapleigh annexed an eastern portion of land from Waterboro in 1854.
The town is home to several woodlands, all of which are protected by The Nature Conservancy.
According to the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau, Shapleigh was home to 2,326 residents. This included 912 households and 673 families. The average family size was 2.90 and the average household size was 2.54.
Shapleigh Real estate and Homes: Shapleigh is comprised of 38.8 square miles of land and 2.4 square miles of water. There are 1,813 homes in Shapleigh and an average of 47 homes (houses / condos) per square mile. 11% of homes in Shapleigh are occupied by renters. Many homes in Shapleigh are used as vacation homes or seasonal homes.
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