North Yarmouth

A stunning country backdrop for a quaint community on the rise 

Welcome to North Yarmouth

Welcome to North Yarmouth, Maine, a town rich in history, culture, and scenic beauty. North Yarmouth is a quiet yet vibrant community perfect for anyone looking to enjoy small-town living with modern amenities and unbeatable access to the great outdoors.


Originally settled in the 17th century, North Yarmouth is known for having played a crucial role in the Revolutionary War. Today, the town is filled with preserved historic homes and buildings that still stand as a testament to North Yarmouth's past. North Yarmouth's architecture showcases its rich history and cultural heritage, from the grand Greek Revival homes of the 19th century to the charming New England styles of the 20th century. 


The surrounding rural landscape, with its picturesque farmland and rolling hills, is a perfect backdrop for its historical landmarks. With a strong commitment to preservation and restoration, North Yarmouth's architecture remains one of its greatest assets. Whether strolling through town or enjoying a scenic drive, visitors and locals marvel at the town's beauty and unique character.

What to Love 

  • Beautiful natural scenery and wildlife
  • A charming village
  • Easy access to Portland and its attractions

Local Lifestyle

North Yarmouth’s relaxed and friendly atmosphere embodies the local lifestyle of Maine. This picturesque town is known for its scenic countryside, rolling hills, and charming farms. Residents here enjoy a simple and peaceful way of life where everyone knows their neighbors, and people stop to say hello on the street. 


Local events such as the North Yarmouth Strawberry Festival provide an opportunity to come together and celebrate the town's rich history and traditions. Numerous hiking trails, parks, and conservation areas offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The town is proud of its strong sense of community and commitment to preserving its natural beauty, making North Yarmouth a great place to live for those who appreciate a more laid-back and small-town lifestyle.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Trudy Bird’s Ølbar, located within an old country store, offers craft beer and Scandinavian inspired dishes. Check out their private event barn and Trivia Night on Wednesday evenings - go early to secure a table! The Purple House is a local favorite, serving sophisticated gluten-free pastries, bagels, wood-fired pizza and homemade ice cream. Watch social media for their pop-up openings. And for dessert, be sure to stop by one of Toots Ice Cream shop locations for a scoop of their homemade ice cream. The original location is in an antique caboose on a farm!


North Yarmouth Variety is one of the stores in town that has been operating for years, and it's a great place for locals and visitors to pop in for gas and sundries. A favorite among shoppers is the store's extensive selection of craft beers. Penny Lane boutique offers some of the latest styles for clothing, jewelry, and other accessories. 


A popular entertainment destination in town is Toddy Brook Golf Course, known for its scenic beauty and challenging holes. The course, nestled in the rolling hills, offers 18 holes of play for golfers of all levels. In addition to golf, Toddy Brook provides a variety of amenities, including a driving range, practice putting green, and a fully-stocked pro shop. 

Things to Do

One excellent option to check out is the Wescustogo Hall and Community Center, which offers a range of recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy basketball courts, dance and yoga classes, craft and bingo nights, and trunk-or-treat. 


Skyline Farm is a historic property dedicated to preserving traditional farming practices with a museum and educational center. And right in the heart of town lies the stunning Hayes Forest, a dense woodland filled with towering trees, babbling brooks, and diverse wildlife. With a network of well-maintained trails snaking through the forest, hikers can easily lose themselves in the beauty of nature for hours on end. 


For a more nature-focused outing, visitors can explore popular hiking trails including Chandler Brook Preserve and Knight’s Pond Preserve.


The town of North Yarmouth is served by The Maine School Administrative District 51 and has an excellent range of educational opportunities, currently ranked the top in the state by US News & World Report: 


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Overview for North Yarmouth , ME

4,037 people live in North Yarmouth , where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $48,294. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for North Yarmouth , ME

North Yarmouth has 1,497 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Yarmouth do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,037 people call North Yarmouth home. The population density is 193.61 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.67 / 50.33%

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