South Berwick, Maine Community Info

South Berwick, Maine
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South Berwick is a vibrant mid-size Maine community located on the New Hampshire border. With a population of 7,000 plus, South Berwick has experienced almost a 50% growth in population since 1980, making it one of the fastest-growing towns in Maine. With its rural New England flavor and proximity to Boston, MA, Portsmouth, NH, Portland, ME, and the stunning Maine coast, South Berwick is truly a great place to call home.

South Berwick, Maine Things to Do

Golf The Links at Outlook, for a unique golfing experience on a true links course. "Built in the Scottish Tradition", The Links at Outlook Golf Course has the flavor of traditional courses reminiscent of Scotland and Ireland. Hike Vaughan Woods, one of the best woodsy river walks in all of Southern Maine, with smooth trails in pine forests, and one path leading to the 18th century Hamilton House that stands majestically above the Salmon Falls River. Listen to the Hot Summer Nights Concert Series, weekly in the center of town. The South Berwick Strawberry Festival is a yearly event with over 20,000 visitors, offering entertainment, food, artisans and best-of-all, strawberry shortcakes. For the endurance driven, the annual Pumpkinman Triathlon is sure to thrill and challenge.

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Municipal Services

Office/Department Phone Number
Clerk 207-384-3300
Code Enforcement Office 207-384-3300 ext. 111
Fire Dept. (emergency) 9-1-1
Fire Dept. (non-emergency) 207-384-2731
Police Dept. (emergency) 9-1-1
Police Dept. (non-emergency) 207-384-2254
Public Works 207-384-3300 ext. 117
Parks and Recreation Dept. 207-384-3306
Powder House Hill Ski Facility 207-384-5858
Sewer District 207-384-2760
South Berwick Public Library 207-384-3308
Tax Assessor 207-384-3300 ext. 110
Transfer Sation 207-384-3309
Water District 207-384-2257


  Town Hall Code Enforcement Dump Monday 9:00-4:00 9:00-4:00 Closed Tuesday 12:00-5:00 9:00-4:00 Closed Wednesday Closed Closed 7:00-6:00 Thursday 9:00-6:00 9:00-4:00 Closed Friday 9:00-3:00 9:00-3:00 7:00-12:00 Saturday Closed Closed 7:00-6:00 Sunday Closed Closed 7:00-12:00