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Kennebunkport
York County, Maine

ZipCodes
04046




Page Contents for Kennebunkport, Maine

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maine state capital is Augusta.
The population of Kennebunkport is approximately 4,011 2004, 1238 2010.
The approximate number of families is 779 1990, 570 2010.
The amount of land area in Kennebunkport is 5.822 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Kennebunkport is 2.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.339 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kennebunkport to Washington DC is 472 miles.
The distance to the Maine state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kennebunkport is positioned 43.35 degrees north of the equator and 70.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kennebunkport elevation is 40 feet above sea level.
Kennebunkport median income is $ 54,219 2000.
The Kennebunkport median home price is $ 240,700 2000.

Location

about 25 miles from Portland. Other nearby communities include Arundel, Kennebunk, Biddeford, West Kennebunk, Saco and Wells.

Here is a page with directions to Kennebunkport.
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Climate


seasonal with average temperatures in winter of about 22 degrees and average temperatures in summer of about 68 degrees. Precipitation tends to fall year-round with a little less falling during the summer months. Snow falls from November through April with about 20 inches falling during January.
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History & History Related Items

First settled in 1629 by Richard Vines, this area was part of Massachusetts and incorporated in 1653. The community was part of Saco for a short while in 1688. It was re-incorporated in 1717 as Arundel and the on 19 February 1821, the name was changed to Kennebunkport. The town has been active in the shipping industry with many ships built here. It remains an important shipping area to this day.

Here is a nice history page for Kennebunkport with a number of good pictures. Try this history page also.
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Attractions

Seashore Trolley Museum
P. O. Box A
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
Phone: 207-967-2800
Take a ride on a restored antique streetcare and see many famous collections in three exhibit barns. Shop in the Museum Store for collectibles and other items. Special programs are available including learn to operate a streetcar! Please call for details. Open daily weekends only May and October.

The Phyllis A
43 Ocean Ave.
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
Phone: 207-967-4177
The Phyllis A was built here at the Warner Shipyard in 1925. See exhibits, tools, artifacts, photos and more.

The Goat Island Light
This light is best seen from the municipal pier at Cape Porpoise. It was built in 1833 and then rebuilt in 1859. It was fully automated in 1990, one of the last in the USA to do so. It became the property of the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust in 1969.

A community website for Kennebunkport.

The Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude
Kennebunkport's Annual Christmas Prelude
A Magical Season of Shopping & Special Events

A comprehensive guide to Kennebunkport.
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Kennebunkport City Government

Town of Kennebunkport
P.O. Box 566
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
Phone: 207-967-4243

Kennebunkport Chamber

Kennebunk and Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 740
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: 207-967-0857

Kennebunkport Organizations

Kennebunk and Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 740
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: 207-967-0857

Kennebunkport Libraries

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library
P.O. Box 391
18 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
Phone: 207-967-2778

Kennebunkport Schools

Main School Administrative District No. 71
Serving Kennebunk and Kennebunkport children from grades Kindergarten through Twelve.
87 Fletcher Street
Kennebunk, Maine 04043
Phone: 207-985-1100
FAX: 207-985-1104 Kennebunkport

Miscellany

The population of Kennebunkport was:
1990 - 1,100
2000 - 3,720
2004 - 4,011 estimate

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