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Waterford is a small community of approximately 1,400 located in Oxford County in the Oxford Hills Region of Northwestern Maine. This picturesque town contains a number of small lakes such as Bear Pond and Keoka Lake (also known as Thomas Pond,) and has many white clapboard houses and inns that are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The pristine Oxford Hills, lakes, ponds and rivers provide unparalleled outdoor activities and attractions. Some of the finest alpine skiing is located nearby and Waterford is surrounded by hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails and hiking and biking paths. Superb fishing and hunting abounds in the region, as well. Oxford County is also known as "The Gemstone Capital of Maine," and is home to many active gemstone quarries. Other attractions near Waterford include the Oxford Plains Speedway, McLaughlin Garden and Horticultural Center, the Celebration Bar Theater and Deertrees Theater. Oxford County also has two golf courses. Small town festivals and special events provide lots of family fun, such as the annual Oxford County Fair in the fall, Snowfest on Norway Lake in the winter, the Largest Manufactured Housing Show in New England in the spring and the Norway Sidewalk Art Show and Summer Festival.

Surrounding areas: North Waterford, Maine (3.4 mi), Harrison, Maine (6.3 mi), Center Lovell, Maine (8.4 mi), Norway, Maine (8.7 mi), Bridgton, Maine (9.2 mi), Greenwood, Maine (9.3 mi), Lovell, Maine (9.6 mi)

Waterford Vacation Rentals




Waterford Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
The Bethel Inn And Country ClubBroad StBethel, ME14.8 mi.(207) 824-2175
Bethel Spa Motel88 Main StBethel, ME15.1 mi.(207) 824-3341
Peacock InnKearsarge, NH21.2 mi.( ) -
Intervale MotelIntervale, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-9776
Swiss Chalet Village InnIntervale, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2232
1785 Inn3582 White Mtn HwyNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-9025
Best Western Fox RidgeRt 16 NNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-3151
Briarcliff MotelNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5584
Chimney House GuesthouseNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.( ) -
Clarendon MotelNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-3551
Colonial MotelNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5178
Comfort Inn & Suites2001 White MTN HwyNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-8811
Cranmore InnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5502
Cranmore Mountain LodgeNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2044
Eastern Inns Of NHNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.( ) -
Eastern Slope InnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6321
Forest Glen InnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6311
Green Granite Inn & Conference1515 W M HwyNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6901
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1732 White MTN HwyNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2551
Junges MotelRFD #1North Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2886
Maple Leaf MotelNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5388
Mt Washington Valley Inn1567 White Mtn HwyNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5486
Nereledge InnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.( ) -
North Conway Mountain InnRt 16North Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2083
Olde Eastman VillageNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6707
Presidential MotelRFD 2North Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-9744
Red Jacket Mountain ViewRt 16North Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-5411
School House MotelNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6829
Scottish LionNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-6381
Sheraton White Mountain InnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-9300
Stonehurst ManorNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-3113
StonehurstNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.( ) -
Sunnyside LodgeNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.( ) -
Sylvan Pines MotelS Main StNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2878
White Mountain Hotel & ResortW Side Rd Hales LocationNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-7100
Dana Place InnRt 16 Pinkham NotchJackson, NH22.9 mi.(603) 383-6822
Eagle Mountain House179 Carter Notch RdJackson, NH22.9 mi.(603) 383-9111
Inn At JacksonJackson, NH22.9 mi.(603) 383-4321
Lodge At Jackson Village153 Rt 16Jackson, NH22.9 mi.(603) 383-0999
Nordica Village ResortRt 16Jackson, NH22.9 mi.(603) 383-9156
 
Bed & Breakfast
The Buttonwood Inn Inc.64 Mt Surprise RdNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-2625
Victorian Harvest Inn Bed & Breakfast28 Locust LnNorth Conway, NH22.3 mi.(603) 356-3548
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME26.4 mi.(207) 783-8171

Waterford Weather & Climate

Western Maine near the New Hampshire state line enjoy four distinct seasons that typifies the best of a New England climate. There's plenty of clear, sunny weather with cool nights in the summertime, with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Extreme humidity in summertime is usually not a problem because temperatures are so mild. Fall is spectacular - crisp, mild days and cold nights, perfect for sightseeing. Winter begins in Maine around Thanksgiving, with January and February being the coldest months. The average annual snowfall is around 85 inches and winter temperatures vary from the mid-30s to below zero. Most snowfall occurs in eight to ten measurable storms of 6 inches to a foot. In the last fifteen years, the largest single snowstorm amount was 16 inches. Temperatures begin to increase in March, along with an increase in humidity, which often results in snowstorms until mid-April.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 4°F 4.25 in. 34°F
February 32°F 7°F 3.36 in. 33°F
March 41°F 18°F 4.18 in. 37°F
April 52°F 29°F 3.99 in. 40°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.77 in. 49°F
June 74°F 50°F 4.05 in. 56°F
July 78°F 55°F 4.03 in. 60°F
August 76°F 53°F 3.97 in. 62°F
September 68°F 44°F 3.66 in. 59°F
October 57°F 33°F 4.61 in. 52°F
November 45°F 25°F 4.25 in. 47°F
December 33°F 12°F 3.81 in. 39°F

Waterford Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located about 24 miles southeast of Waterford in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, the Berlin Municipal airport (BML) located approximately 34 miles northwest of Waterford in Berlin, New Hampshire, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located roughly 43 miles south of Waterford in Portland, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located around 46 miles east of Waterford in Augusta, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located about 55 miles south of Waterford in Sanford, Maine, the Laconia Municipal airport (LCI) located approximately 55 miles southwest of Waterford in Laconia, New Hampshire, and finally the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 56 miles east of Waterford in Waterville, Maine.

Waterford Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH23.5 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH40.2 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH40.2 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME49.9 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME50.0 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME71.0 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME50.0 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH77.6 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME117.6 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Norway Country ClubNorwayME6.5 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME8.1 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME8.7 mi.
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME11.7 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME16.0 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME16.7 mi.
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME18.1 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME18.8 mi.
North Conway Country ClubNorth ConwayNH22.2 mi.
Eagle Mountain Golf CourseJacksonNH23.0 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME23.8 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME25.6 mi.
Oakdale Country ClubMexicoME26.1 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME26.3 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME27.0 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME29.3 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME9.7 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME14.2 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME14.8 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH22.9 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME26.2 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH40.7 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH42.1 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH48.1 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH50.8 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME53.5 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH54.8 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH56.2 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME59.8 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH68.2 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH73.2 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME82.2 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH89.1 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH89.5 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT97.7 mi.
Stowe Mountain ResortStoweVT98.7 mi.
 
State Parks
Sebago Lake State ParkME20.3 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME20.6 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH24.0 mi. 
Moose Brook State ParkNH28.8 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME33.9 mi. 
White Lake State ParkNH34.8 mi. 
Milan Hill State ParkNH35.6 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME39.4 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME43.6 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME43.6 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME43.6 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME45.2 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH48.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME58.9 mi.(Miscellaneous)


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