Steeped in history and boasting a thriving cultural arts scene, Waterville is the ideal place to live or visit. With a population of 16,000, Waterville combines small-town charm with the conveniences of a larger city. The town is a popular foodie destination with many fabulous restaurants and features several outstanding local shops. Waterville is home to several outstanding facilities and events, including the Maine International Film Festival, the Atlantic Music Festival, the Waterville Opera House, the Riverwalk, and Quarry Road Trails.
Set along the beautiful banks of the Kennebec River, Waterville is within easy reach of many popular destinations in the state. Conveniently located off Interstate 95, Waterville is a 70-minute drive from Portland and the popular mid-coast region. A bit further away is Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, two popular tourist destinations.