Welcome To Weston, Maine!
There Are Lots Of Settlements In Weston Maine.
Butterfield Landing, Croperly Turn, Dark and Little River Cove, Selden up on the Nine Road, South Weston are all areas of one township. Like most small Maine towns they started with a few families scattered here and there as the roadways opened up more parts of it. Weston Maine, part of the Hampden Academy grant. Land grant colleges got their start by selling off new lands to subsidize academy education in untamed areas that needed to be opened up and populated.
Weston was named after it's town surveyor who first defined the unorganized township boundary lines in systematic grid rows of lots. The major industry is now from the forest or tourism. Hunting and fishing never losts it attraction from early days to the present.
Roughly 25% of Weston Maine is covered by water. Learn more about Chiputneticook Lakes. Over 16,000 acres large, East Grand Lake itself is 128' deep, 22 miles long, 4 miles wide. More on Maine's fishing laws and other valuable resource information.
Located high on the hill at 5 Church Lane, there is one incredible view in your lap as you park in the town office yard north, next to the non-denominational summer church. Learn more about Weston Maine. The Million Dollar View is just part of the magic of Weston ME, the southern most township in Aroostook County.
How To Get Here
US Rt 1 is the main artery coming up from the twisting, winding roadways from scenic coastal sections of Maine. But traveling over from US RT 2A that was the "Interstate" before one was made in 1950 is another approach to Weston from the west direction. Traffic in from Canada from Forest City is another source to access Weston on the way north to Houlton Maine. Consider using your private airplane, with or without pontoons.
Things To Do For Fun
With over a quarter of the township of Weston under water, the bulk of fun activities are tied to the recreaitonal H2O. There is nothing as relaxing as being out on the water. Whether off the coast of Maine or an inland waterway. East Grand Lake is one of the largest waterfront playgrounds in Maine. It's an International waterway so don't be surprised to see a US Border Patrol boat drift by just doing it's job to observe and report activity. The water depth is 128' on East Grand Lake and the acreage is over 16,000 large. It is clean, protected, respected and no milfoil!
Fishing, boating, swimming and all the fun that happens along the shores when you are lucky enough to own or stay at a place on the water in Weston Maine. Those are the memories and traditions the entire family can enjoy and pass on to the next generation. Brackett Lake has lots of fishing opportunities but lots of rocks. We'll take your boat if you don't mind. I want to hang onto my prop and don't know the rock location like the back of my hand like a local happy camper would. Deering Lake that has it's northern shores in Orient Maine is another Weston waterfront delight. Land locked salmon can be pulled through the hole cut in the ice or trolling in a boat along this Southern Aroostook County Lake. There rope swing the kids will like on Deering is also known as Longfellow Lake on maps.
I'm Maine REALTOR Andrew Mooers your host and here to gratefully serve you.
Looking forward to providing the best insider local information from a native passionate about living here. Let me share what living here as a native I can offer you! Thank you for visiting our Maine real estate website and we will work hard to show you the ropes, the lay of the land. To give you the small town community online tour perspective the best way possible to educate and not waste your time.
You get involved living in small Maine towns. I do. You will too. You will fit in just perfectly. Proud member of the state and national REALTOR associations. Past president of the Aroostook REALTOR Council, Rotary Club, Chamber Of Commerce, the Southern Aroostook Growth Council and Drews Lake Property Owners Association. Past chairman of the Houlton Zoning Board.
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