Welcome to Aroostook County, Maine

Aroostook, named from a Native American word meaning “Beautiful River” is aptly nicknamed the “The Crown of Maine” partly because of its geographic location but more because of the breathtaking experiences that await you. Known by several different names, including, “The Last Frontier of the East” or by many Mainers as just “The County,” Northern Maine instills memories that not even time can fade.

Bordering the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, geographically it is the largest county east of the Mississippi and in fact is larger than the States of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined.

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Events
5/4/19

Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race

This event has been part of Houlton for over 35 years. Around 100 paddlers will enter the river in...

5/18/19

Black Fly Brewfest

This will be the 3rd Black Fly Brew Fest held at the Millar Civic Center in Houlton. There will be...

5/25/19 10/5/19

Houlton Community Market

The Houlton community market begins on May 26th and is held every Saturday until October 6th in...

7/3/19

Midnight Madness

This event has become the definitive event for the town of Houlton.

7/4/19

The 4th of July Parade

The 4th of July Parade starts at 10AM in the parking lot of the Catholic Church on Main Street and...

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