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Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 516 at the 2010 census. The town is located just outside the Schoodic Peninsula portion of Acadia National Park, and is due east of the town of Bar Harbor.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 69.12sqmi, of which 14.36sqmi is land and 54.76sqmi is water.HistoryWinter Harbor was raided various times by French and natives during Queen Anne's War. A United States Navy radio communications station operated here during World War II.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 516 people, 255 households, and 145 families residing in the town. The population density was 35.9PD/sqmi. There were 519 housing units at an average density of 36.1/sqmi. The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population. Winter Harbor is in DownEast and Acadia Maine. Our United States road trip planner allows you to plan your trip to Winter Harbor and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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