South Bristol Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in South Bristol, ME
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South Bristol is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. A fishing and resort area, South Bristol includes the villages of Walpole and Christmas Cove, the latter at Rutherford Island. The town has three nature preserves.
In 1765, Bristol was incorporated as a town, with South Bristol its western portion. On March 26, 1915, South Bristol was set off and incorporated as a separate town.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 23.6 square miles, of which 13.2 square miles is land and 10.4 square miles (44.20%) is water. Half of South Bristol is located on a peninsula, the other half on Rutherford Island. The Island was named after the Reverend Robert Rutherford who came with David Dunbar's group to the area from North Ireland, in 1729.
It is bordered on the west by the Damariscotta River, on the north by Bristol, on the east by John's Bay, and on the south by the Gulf of Maine and Atlantic Ocean.
As of the 2000 census, there were 897 people, 410 households, and 277 families residing in the town. The population density was 68.0 people per square mile. There were 932 housing units at an average density of 70.7 per square mile.
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