About Blue Hill

Acreage: 36,301

Sq. Mi.: Land 62.5 Water 24.1

Municipal Building: 18 Union St., P.O. Box 412, Blue Hill 04614; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 374-2281, fax 374-9935, townofbluehillmaine.org, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3) Board Chr.: Vaughn Leach 374-2281

Town Clerk: Etta Perkins 374-2281

Treasurer: Etta Perkins 374-2281

Tax Collector: Etta Perkins 374-2281

Assessor: RJD Appraisals 374-2281

Registrar of Voters: Lucy Sisco 374-2281

Emergency Management: Matt Dennison 374-2261

Welfare Director: Board of Selectmen 374-2281

Road Commissioner: William Cousins 374-5674

Code Enforcement: Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Water Supt.: Travis Higgins 374-9987

Constable: David Gulya Jr. 460-0978

Fire Chief: Matt Dennison 374-5561

Animal Control Officer: Robert Gross 469-3969 or 812-2046 cell

Health Officer: Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Harbor Master: Dennis Robertson 374-5561

Supt. of Schools: Mark E. Hurvitt 374-9927

School Board (5): Chr. Jan Snow; meets second Wed. each month

Planning Board (7): Chr. Scott Miller; meets second Mon. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Barry Duffy; meets as needed

House Dist. 133 — Rep. Ralph Chapman (D)

Senate Dist. 7 — Sen. Brian D. Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 1 — Bill Clark (R)

Zoning: Subdivision, shoreland, commercial; implemented 1992

Comprehensive Plan: Being reviewed

Last Townwide Valuation: 2010

Fiscal Year: Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting: First Sat. in April

Municipal Election: First Fri. in April

Fire Dept.: Blue Hill Volunteer Fire Dept. 911

Ambulance: Peninsula Ambulance Corps 374-9955

Library: Blue Hill Public Library 374-5515

Schools: Blue Hill Consolidated School 374-2207, George Stevens Academy 374-2808, The Bay School 374-2187, Blue Hill Harbor School 374-5501

Post Offices: Blue Hill 04614, 374-5667; East Blue Hill 04629,  374-5095

Sewer Service: Town of Blue Hill 374-9987

Trash Collection/Recycling: Blue Hill/Surry Transfer Station 374-5458

Wastewater Treatment: Town of Blue Hill 374-9987

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 374-3242

Churches: Baptist 3, Congregational 1, Episcopal 1, Pentecostal 1

Banks: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Camden National, The First

Population: 1980: 2,500; 1990: 3,000; 2000: 2,390; 2010: 2,686

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 741/232; 1990: 911/421; 2000: 1,136/350

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 96
5-19 423
20-44 623
45-64 987
65 up 557
TOTAL 2,686

Median Age 49.5

Registered and Unenrolled Voters:
Democrat 1011
Green Independent 87
Republican 628
Libertarian 3
Unenrolled 731
Total 2,460

2017 Mill Rate: .0100