Welcome To Historic, Friendly New Limerick, Maine!
What About New Limerick Maine, What Should You Know?
Get it all in New Limerick! Low cost Houlton Water Company power. It’s why the Louisanna Pacific OSB waferboard mill is spread out out on the Station Road with the rail road tracks bring materials in, finished product out. You can tee off and play 18 holes of chasing and sinking the white ball at Houlton Community Golf Course located on the pretty shores of Nickerson Lake too. Have a bite to eat at the Lakeside Restaurant while you are at the club house.
With today’s population of 503, New Limerick Maine was settled back in 1775.
The population swells with returning snow birds from the sunny south over winter so the number lies a tad. March 18th, 1837 is when the New Limerick Plantation incorporated. Named after an Irish town and the fact lots of the early settlers relocated from Limerick Maine in York County.
New Limerick sits under the north half 3 mile tall, 6 mile wide township of Ludlow Maine.
The zip code is 04761 and post office duties are handled by Cameron’s Store owner Dough Cameron on the corner of the Station Road and US RT 2 County Road. Doug’s Pizza has won culinary awards and this real estate broker has eaten more than his share of pies from Cameron’s Market that also has cold drinks, convenience items, lottery tickets and gaslone for your car, truck, power toys.
Where does the yellow school bus go? The kids climb aboard to attend MSAD 70 schools in Hodgdon. More on local Houlton Maine area school educational systems. The average elevation terrain of this farming and lumbering community is 390′.
Where is there to stay in New Limerick Maine?
Lots of local cottages at Drews and Nickerson Lakes get rented out if you plan your vacations early and there is a vacancy. Or Tall Timber Lodge in New Limerick is in this where to stay link along with other local motels, lodging options.
New Limerick Maine has a new town office and the municipal manager is Judy Nightingale. The Meduxnekeag River winds through New Limerick and starts at Drews Lake AKA Meduxnekeag Lake, the headwaters.
It passes through Green Lake. New Limerick has Nickerson, Drews, Cochran Lakes and several small ponds for major waterfrontage that attracts camping vacation sporting enthusiasts. If you like to fish, all these waterfront options will delight.
Large commercial conventional potatoes and grain fields, organic crops from Nature’s Circle farms in New Limerick help put quality food on the family table. New Limerick Maine is home of Carpenter Custom Cabinets on the Jeffery Road. Dora Pinkham from New Limerick was the first woman in the legislature. A large tannery that the school was named after back in the 1880, two saw mills, and a starch factory all were active in New Limerick at one time.