Tremont Real Estate

Neighborhoods/Developments in Tremont, ME

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Backfield Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Big Moose Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Cape Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Clark Point Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Dodge Point Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Kelley Town Rd Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Old Point Road, Bernard Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Shore Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Traditional Way Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood
Tremont Road Real Estate For Sale Neighborhood

Tremont is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. It is located on the southwestern side of Mount Desert Island, known to locals as "the quietside."

Tremont includes the villages of Bass Harbor (or McKinley), Bernard, Gotts Island, Seal Cove and West Tremont. Part of Acadia National Park lies within the town. Bass Harbor is the terminal for the Swan's Island ferry and the Frenchboro ferry.

Settled in 1762, it was incorporated on June 3, 1848 as Mansel, the name given the island by John Winthrop's company of emigrants to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630. Two months later, on August 8 it was renamed Tremont, which means "three mountains" in French.

According to the US census, the town has a total area of 52.4 square miles, of which, 16.9 square miles is land and 35.5 square miles (67.84%) is water. Located on southwestern Mount Desert Island, Tremont is beside Blue Hill Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It borders the towns of Mount Desert to the north and Southwest Harbor to the east.

As of the 2000 census, there were 1,529 people, 662 households, and 436 families residing in the town. The population density was 90.7 people per square mile. There were 1,075 housing units at an average density of 63.8 per square mile.

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