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Wells Maine Overview

Wells, Maine is a town located in Southern Maine and is beloved by locals and visitors alike. A coastal town named after the city of Wells in Somerset, England. Wells is about 60 square miles and is bordered by the towns of Kennebunk and Ogunquit, all of which offer excellent beaches, restaurants, school districts, and more!


Activities & Attractions

Wells is best known for its beautiful beaches and other coastal attractions like seafood restaurants and gift shops. There are four miles of beaches in Wells consisting of Moody Beach, Crescent Beach, Wells Beach, and Drakes Island Beach. Between all these beaches is the Wells Harbor which connects with the Webhannet River. The Wells Harbor gets traffic from personal yachts, fishing charters, and lobster boats. Wells harbor is also an excellent spot to launch your kayak or paddle board.

Apart from the beaches and coastal attractions, Wells has plenty more to offer. Nature lovers can walk miles of trails through nature reserves. The Wells Reserve at Laudholm offers guided tours to the saltwater marshlands where you can learn about the Wells coast and the importance of protecting the natural ecosystems. 

With vast farmland throughout Wells, farmers setup at weekly farmers markets where you can buy fresh produce and craft items. You can also visit some of these farms in season to pick your own apples and berries. 


  • Brewed Awakenings

  • A Café & Bakery

  • Merriland Farm Café 

  • The Greenery


  • Joshua’s

  • Varano’s Ristorante Italiano

  • Congdons Donuts

  • Bitter End


  • Hidden Cove Brewing Co





There are four schools in Wells ranging from preschool through college: Wells Elementary School, Wells Junior High School, Wells High School, and York County Community College.


  • Population: 10,933

  • Average Age: 51.7


Housing Stats 2020

  • Homes Sold: 246

  • Average Price: $552,997

  • Average Days On Market: 46