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Unity is a small picturesque town located in Waldo County that has a population of approximately 2,000 residents. The town was first settled in 1782 and named Twenty-five Mile Pond, but was later incorporated as "Unity" in 1804 due to the towns' political "unity" as Democrats. Although small, the town of Unity has much to offer, including Unity College and the Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, which is a 200-seat theatre built in a 200-year-old barn. The town is also home to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and Common Ground Country Fair, which is a celebration of ecologically sustainable practices that draws over 50,000 visitors annually. Situated in beautiful Waldo County, Unity is in the heart of the mid-coast Maine region along scenic Penobscot Bay. This area is known for its authentic New England character and working port towns, quaint rural villages and peaceful farms. The scenery in Waldo County ranges from spectacular coastal views to sweeping mountain vistas. In addition, there are numerous historic landmarks, homes and buildings in Waldo County that tell the stories of this very historic region. Recreational activities are also numerous in Unity, including whitewater rafting on the Kennebec and Dead Rivers, canoeing, hiking and biking on back country roads and snowmobiling and snowshoeing in the wintertime.

Surrounding areas: Freedom, Maine (5.9 mi), Clinton, Maine (8.5 mi), Liberty, Maine (15.4 mi), Palermo, Maine (15.6 mi), Newport, Maine (15.9 mi), China Lake, Maine (17.3 mi), South China, Maine (18.9 mi)

Unity Vacation Rentals




Unity Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn & Suites332 Main StWaterville, ME15.2 mi.(207) 873-2777
Holiday Inn Waterville375 Uppr Main StWaterville, ME15.2 mi.(207) 873-0111
Best Western Waterville Inn356 Main StWaterville, ME15.3 mi.(207) 873-3335
Hampton Inn425 Kennedy Memorial DrWaterville, ME17.4 mi.(207) 873-0400
Econo Lodge455 Kennedy Memorial DrWaterville, ME17.5 mi.(207) 872-5577
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME20.6 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME20.6 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME20.6 mi.(207) 338-4030
Belmont MotelSkowhegan, ME21.7 mi.(207) 474-8315
Light's Motel & Restaurant215 E Main StSearsport, ME23.6 mi.(207) 548-2405
Norridgewock Colonial Inn15 Upper Main StNorridgewock, ME23.9 mi.(207) 634-3470
Best Western White House Inn155 Littlefield AveBangor, ME25.7 mi.(207) 862-3737
Best Western Jed Prouty Inn64 MainBucksport, ME27.6 mi.(207) 464-3113
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME27.9 mi.(207) 236-3870
Super 8 Motel462 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.2 mi.(207) 945-5681
Motel 61100 Hammond StBangor, ME28.3 mi.(207) 947-6921
Holiday Inn404 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.4 mi.(207) 947-0101
Ramada Inn Bangor375 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.4 mi.(207) 947-6961
Howard Johnson336 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.6 mi.(207) 942-5251
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Banger300 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.7 mi.(207) 990-0001
Days Inn250 Odlin RdBangor, ME28.8 mi.(207) 942-8272
Four Points Hotel By Sheraton308 Godfrey BlvdBangor, ME29.1 mi.(207) 947-6721
Holiday Inn110 Community DrAugusta, ME29.3 mi.(207) 622-4751
Best Inn570 Main StBangor, ME29.9 mi.(207) 942-0566

Unity Weather & Climate

The Central Coast of Maine, near Penobscot Bay, has a mild climate with an average annual snowfall of 59 inches and average annual rainfall of 48 inches. Generally summers are mild with temperatures rarely going above 80 degrees. Expect cool weather on most summer nights, especially along the coast where sea breezes can feel quite cool. The humidity level is usually of no consequence due to the mild temperatures. Winters in Maine are cold but not frigid. Snow melts frequently along the coast - winter enthusiasts will find more snow on the ground for longer periods of time inland. Ice storms are regular in winter and early spring, and rain is frequent in every month. Fog is common during Jun, Jul and Aug.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 5°F 4.09 in. 38°F
February 31°F 7°F 2.86 in. 36°F
March 41°F 19°F 4.57 in. 38°F
April 53°F 30°F 3.48 in. 43°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.72 in. 49°F
June 75°F 51°F 4.34 in. 55°F
July 80°F 57°F 2.88 in. 59°F
August 78°F 55°F 2.71 in. 62°F
September 70°F 46°F 3.96 in. 57°F
October 58°F 35°F 3.74 in. 54°F
November 45°F 26°F 4.49 in. 52°F
December 33°F 13°F 3.95 in. 44°F

Unity Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located about 17 miles west of Unity in Waterville, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located approximately 28 miles east of Unity in Bangor, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located roughly 30 miles southwest of Unity in Augusta, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located around 39 miles south of Unity in Rockland, Maine, the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 49 miles east of Unity in Bar Harbor, Maine, and finally the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located approximately 60 miles southwest of Unity in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine.

Unity Attractions

 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME49.0 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME94.4 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Lakeview Golf CourseBurnhamME6.9 mi.
Country View Golf ClubBrooksME11.4 mi.
Johnson W Parks Golf CoursePittsfieldME13.0 mi.
Pine Ridge Municipal Golf CenterWatervilleME15.1 mi.
Palmyra Golf CoursePalmyraME15.8 mi.
Orchard View Golf CourseNewportME18.1 mi.
Waterville Country ClubOaklandME19.6 mi.
Natanis Golf CourseVassalboroME19.9 mi.
Hampden Country ClubHampdenME21.9 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME23.1 mi.
Northport Golf ClubNorthportME26.4 mi.
Belgrade Lakes Golf ClubBelgrade LakesME26.9 mi.
Lakewood Golf CourseMadisonME26.9 mi.
Dexter Municipal Golf ClubDexterME28.3 mi.
Kenduskeag Valley Golf ClubKenduskeagME28.7 mi.
Bangor Municipal Golf CourseBangorME29.1 mi.
Western View Golf ClubAugustaME29.1 mi.
Bucksport Golf ClubBucksportME29.2 mi.
Pine Hill Golf ClubBrewerME29.6 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME30.8 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME46.8 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME59.9 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME60.0 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME68.7 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME69.0 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME73.2 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME78.2 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH96.7 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH98.4 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH111.2 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH116.4 mi.
 
State Parks
Lake Saint George State ParkME14.6 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME23.1 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME27.4 mi. 
Fort Point State ParkME27.9 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME29.6 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME38.9 mi. 
 
Museums
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME15.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME36.8 mi.(Art)


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