Waldoboro Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Waldoboro, ME
Waldoboro is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, in the United States. Waldoboro is a fishing town.
Waldboro was part of the Waldo Patent purchased about 1720 by General Samuel Waldo of Boston. First called Broad Bay, the village was settled between 1733 and 1740, but suffered a devastating attack by Indians allied with New France during King George's War. Houses were burned and inhabitants killed or carried away as captives. Survivors fled to the nearby settlements of St. George or Pemaquid. Peace returned with the 1748 Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. On June 29, 1773, the township was incorporated as Waldoborough, named for the original proprietor.
According to the US census the town has a total area of 78.8 square miles, of which, 71.2 square miles is land and 7.6 square miles (9.68%) is water. Waldoboro is located at the head of navigation on the Medomak River.
As of the 2000 census, there were 4,916 people, 1,983 households, and 1,348 families residing in the town. The population density was 69.1 people per square mile. There were 2,360 housing units at an average density of 33.1 per square mile.
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