Lincoln County, Maine
LincolnHealth is a Critical Access Hospital with two campuses. The LincolnHealth – Miles Campus facility is full-service primary care hospital located in Damariscotta. The LincolnHealth St. Andrews campus provides urgent care and outpatient services in Boothbay Harbor.
Damariscotta is a small community located in Midcoast Maine approximately 55 miles north of Portland. With a population of over 3,000 people, this picturesque town sits off Route 1 on the Damariscotta River at the head of Pemaquid Peninsula. It is the commercial center for several surrounding towns with fishing, boat building, farming, and light industry as the traditional employment activities in the area. Its "twin city," Newcastle," is just over the Main Street Bridge that spans the Damariscotta River. Summer tourism is a major industry as well, supporting a service sector and a number of skilled artisans. The population is diverse with both seasonal and year-round residents. Many of the seasonal residents obtain a significant share of their medical care from local health services.
Swimming, salt and fresh water sailing, boating, canoeing, golfing, and fishing all await visitors to the Damariscotta region. Excursion boats visit the many islands and harbors in the area regularly and the lighthouse at Pemaquid Point is also a favorite destination. On your time off, try Kayaking down the Damariscotta River or even taking a Boat Cruise . At nearby Colonial Pemaquid Historical Site is Fort Pemaquid (1692), an artifacts museum with access to excavations as well as a picnic pier. In the off season autumn walks in the woodlands areas and ice fishing are favorite recreational activities.
For more than a century, Boothbay Harbor has been a favorite summer destination for tourists and summer residents alike. With its beautiful harbor bustling with commercial and pleasure vessels alike. Boothbay is home to wide variety of cultural and educational organizations such as the Boothbay Harbor Opera House, the Boothbay Region Art Foundation, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and the Marine Resources Aquarium.
The Boothbay region is well-served by its primary and secondary schools the Boothbay Region High School and the Boothbay Region Elementary School.
Boothbay also is home to one of the best recreational facilities in the region, the Boothbay Region YMCA, along with other organizations such as the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club and the Boothbay Country Club with its excellent 18-hole golf course.