City Hall Closed

City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 25. 2021 due to multiple staff members testing positive for COVID-19. Emergency services and departments located outside of City Hall will be operating as usual.

Union River, Ellsworth, Maine

Ellsworth is the heart of Downeast Maine providing professional, recreational, cultural, and retail services for nearly 60,000 people in the Hancock and Washington County area. Incorporated into our logo is the slogan, “Business, Leisure, Life” and these three words speak volumes to the business opportunities, the business-friendly atmosphere, and the quality of life and place in our community.

If business expansion or relocation are in your future plans, we have a high quality of life, an affordable cost of living, and a skilled and productive workforce with an attractive wage base. We also offer competitive tax incentives, and “shovel-ready” pre-permitted land with public infrastructure in place.

Our exceptional staff stands ready, willing, and able to pave the way for a smooth transition, supporting your business every step of the way. Whether it be permitting, land use regulations, or licensing, we are ready to help.

Incorporated: 1800
Size: 93.8 square miles
Population: 7,741 (2010 Census)
Density: 97.6/sq mi
Elevation: 108 ft
Time zone:
• Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
• Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code: 04605
Area code: 207
County: Hancock