“The Community of Choice in Central Maine”

Hampden proclaims itself as “The Community of Choice in Central Maine” for very good reason.  Despite Maine’s history of sprawling development patterns, Hampden has preserved its rural character, and protected its open space and rural landscapes, while accommodating well planned commercial and residential development.

The Hampden Business and Commerce Park, perfectly situated adjacent to I-395, offers pre-permitted lots that are well designed and supported with the necessary infrastructure to accommodate a diversity of development.  Hampden is a community where small family businesses, service establishments and a variety of business types can thrive and join together toward common goals through an active and welcoming Hampden Business Association.

Hampden’s residential areas offer well designed subdivisions that are inviting to the young professionals who are starting families as well as those that seek a place to live where people can walk down the street and actually know their neighbors.   Avalon Village offers a premiere retirement community nestled amongst tall pines and a quiet riverbank.   Hampden’s new high school will soon be underway and will continue to offer the best in education with a well established record of scholastic achievement. 

Whether looking for a place to live or to establish a successful business, you will find the town of Hampden the perfect place to pursue your dreams.  The town’s development review team will do it’s best to assist you with your development plans to ensure compatibility and consistency with Hampden’s vision of its future.   Questions about community and economic development in Hampden may be directed to the Community and Economic Development Department at the Hampden Town Office, 862-3034.