York, ME 03909
York, ME Lodging, Inns, Real Estate, Visitor Information
York, Maine is a town which is proud to say has retained a great deal of its historic heritage while keeping pace with modern living standards. York is the second town going north on Interstate 95 or U.S. Route 1 after entering the southern tip of the State of Maine with a population of 12,854. The town name York came from York, England and was incorporated in 1652. A popular summer resort community, the population of York quadruples during the vacation season. York Harbor is a fashionable resort area at the mouth of York River. US 1A parallels Long Beach, a two-mile stretch of sand and rocky coastline.
York's Wild Kingdom, P.O. Box 1139, York Beach, ME 03910 | 207-363-4911
New England's Only Zoo AND Amusement Park. A family oriented zoo and amusement park conveniently located in York Beach, Maine. Stroll and view a large number of beautifully landscaped animal exhibits; numerous rides for all ages plus food and ice cream stands, gift shops and so more. A day of family fun and walking distance to a clean sandy beach! View dozens of live animals from near and far. Sorry, Pets are not allowed in the Zoo but are allowed (on leash) in the Amusement Park. Open Seasonally May-Sept. View website for details and hours.
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Boon Island and Nubble Lighthouse are visible from the shore. There are a number of original historical buildings in the village of York that have been preserved with the efforts of the Old York Historical Society and are open to the public, including the Elizabeth Perkins House, a one-room historical structure built in 1686, a prime example of Colonial Revival architecture. The house and other buildings open for tours from mid-June through September.
York, ME Population: 2010: 9,589
York, ME Local Information
York Police Dispatch: 911
York Fire Department: 207-363-1015
Town Hall Telephone: 207-363-1000
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