About Franklin County

Population: 30, 768 (2010)

Land Area: 1,698 square miles

Incorporation Date: 1838

County Seat: Farmington

Distances from Farmington:

• Augusta | 38 miles

• Lewiston/Auburn | 46 miles

• Portland | 80 miles

• Kittery | 130 miles

• Boston | 190 miles

• Quebec City | 202 miles

Town Offices

Avon / Route 4 / 639-5326

Carthage / 703A Carthage Road / 562-8874

Carrabassett Valley / 1001 Carriage Road / 235-2645

Chesterville / 409 Dutch Gap Road / 778-2433

Coplin Plantation / 8 School Street, Stratton

Dallas Plantation / 436 Dallas Hill Road / 864-5991

Eustis/Stratton / 88 Main Street / 246-4401

Farmington / 153 Farmington Falls Road / 778-6538

Industry / Route 43 / 778-5050

Jay / 99 Main Street / 897-6785

Kingfield / 38 School Street / 265-4637

New Sharon / Cape Cod Hill Road / 778-4046

New Vineyard / 20 Lake Street / 652-2222

Phillips / 15 Russell Street / 639-3561

Rangeley (and Oquossoc) / 15 School Street / 864-3326

Rangeley Plantation / South Shore Drive / 864-2234

Strong / 14 South Main Street / 684-4002

Temple / 258 Temple Road / 778-6680

Weld / Carthage Road / 585-2348

Wilton / 158 Weld Street / 645-4961

ATV & Snowmobile information

ATV & Snowmobile Registration Online Services and Information

Burn Permits

Open burning permit online purchasing service

Department of Human Services

www.maine.gov/dhhs

114 Corn Shop Lane

Farmington, ME 04938

778-8400 or 1-800-442-6382

TDD/TTY 1-800-606-0215

Driver’s Licenses, Vehicle Registrations

Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles

You may obtain registrations, plates, drivers, licenses, and state identification cards by visiting the Farmington Elks Lodge at 120 School Street, West Farmington on the first and last Wednesday of each month 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Senior Citizen and Elderly Resources

1-800-262-2232 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The maine.gov website contains a wealth of information to include Education, Employment & Recreation; Health Care; Home Care; Legal Services; Retiring in Maine; Resources for the Elderly; General Resources for Seniors and Aging Veterans. Visit: www.maine.gov/portal/family/seniors.html

Healthy Walking Trails

www.healthymainewalks.com

Hunting and Fishing Licenses

MOSES is the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s online hunting and fishing licensing system. With MOSES, you can purchase licenses any time of the day or night, and print your license out in your home or office in just minutes. https://www5.informe.org/cgi-bin/online/moses2/index.pl

Maine Audubon

Maine Audubon is a community of people who share an appreciation of Maine’s wildlife and outdoors, a concern for the stewardship of its natural resources, and a commitment to a clean environment. Visit www.maineaudobon.org

Maine Lakes and Mountains Tourism Council

www.westernmaine.org

Maine Office of Tourism

www.visitmaine.com

Maine Tourism Association

www.mainetourism.com

Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine

http://www.sportsmansalliance.com

State Parks in Franklin County

www.maine.gov/doc/parks/programs

Summer Camps for Kids

Maine Youth Camping Association

A member organization of over 100 Maine summer camps and adventure programs. For a current listing of available camps or to request a summer camp guide, please visit: www.mainecamps.org

Utilities

Electricity:

Central Maine Power

www.cmpco.com

Disruption of Service or No Power 1-800-696-1000

Residential Billing Information 1-800-750-4000

Telephone:

TDS Telecom

www.tdstelecom.com

Customer Service 635-9911

Fairpoint Communications

www.fairpoint.com

Service and Billing Questions 1-800-984-2001

Cable Television:

Time Warner Cable 1-877-596-5366

Bee Line Cable TV Services 1-800-439-4611