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What's It Like Living In Kittery, ME?

Located at the southern most point of Maine, Kittery is beloved by locals and visitors. Kittery was the first incorporated town in Maine in 1647. While its ideal location makes it easy to get to, Kittery also has some excellent attractions and rich history that draw people in from other parts of New England and beyond. Kittery is also home to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Activities & Attractions

Kittery’s convenient location makes it a great shopping destination. The Kittery Outlets are right off the I-95, featuring over 120 brand name outlets along a short 1 mile stretch, making it one of the best shopping outlets in New England.

Kittery has a rich history waiting to be explored. Fort McClary is located on Kittery Point and was established as a 19th century military fort to defend off entrances into the Piscataqua River. The fort now acts as a state historic site and museum where you can learn about the fort’s operation or just hang out in the beautiful seaside park. Fort Foster is another historic fort site that offers rich history, views of the Whaleback light, and access to some of Kittery’s famous beaches. Watch the working Piscataqua River for endless river entertainment.


  •  Lil’s Café 

  • Bagel Caboose

  • Lovebirds Donuts




  • Robert’s Maine Grill

  • Warren’s Lobster House

  • Bob’s Clam Hut



  • Tributary Brewing Company

  • Definitive Brewing Company

  • Woodland Farms Brewery


Kittery offers three schools within the Kittery School District: Mitchell School (k-3), Shapleigh School (4-8), R.W. Traip Academy (9-12).


  • Population: 9,907

  • Median Age: 47.7


Housing Stats 2020

  • Homes Sold: 159

  • Average Price: $549,008

  • Average Days On Market: 44