Location Profile

Ellsworth, Maine

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Ellsworth, Maine
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Ellsworth, Maine, and is part of an expansive healthcare system. This prominent association means the facility offers state-of-the-art technology and services for its patients. Quality care is available in a variety of services including cancer care, pediatrics, urology, primary care, and women's health. The healthcare provider has been a leader in developing comprehensive programs for specialty care.

Community Overview

Located along the Union River, Ellsworth is considered a gateway to the Acadia National Park but also offers plenty to do. Beautiful and picturesque, it's a charming city that offers an abundance of water activities but doesn't skimp on things to do on land either. The city is the fastest-growing area in Maine, growing by 20% over the last few years. Ellsworth is a popular destination for visitors who want to explore nearby Acadia National Park, but many families call it home. It's known for its low cost of living and family-friendly atmosphere.

Learn more about Ellsworth at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Ellsworth Public Schools includes 1 elementary/middle school, and 1 high school, with an average student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Students throughout the 2 schools have access to updated technology to improve their learning experience with iPad, Chromebooks, and MacBook Airs offered at various grade levels.  The district offers academic excellence, with 52% of the students proficient in reading, and 42% in math. Ellsworth High School is ranked 36th in the state by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools and features nearly a 90% graduation rate. There are also 2 private schools in Ellsworth.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

The shopping options of Ellsworth offer a great mix of local stores and big-name brands. Downtown Ellsworth contains charming shops for art, gifts, fashion, and other merchandise, plus there's a great assortment of spots for local food and beverage. Walmart, T.J. Maxx, L.L. Bean, and other retail chains are also within the area. Grocery shopping includes Hannaford Supermarket, Shaw's, and Friends & Family Market.

The heart of Ellsworth's entertainment scene is The Grand, a 1938 art deco theater that offers live performances of stage plays and family-friendly shows. There are also several museums and historic sites to explore the local cultural heritage of the area. Visit the 1824 Woodlawn House to view the museum's collection of antique carriages, see the authentic furniture from the families that once called the property home, and stroll the gardens. Woodlawn also presents family-friendly events and programs throughout the year. Another must-visit museum in Ellsworth is the Telephone Museum, a hands-on exploration of telephone technology. Home of old switchboards, hand-cranked phones, and other gadgets, it's a great resource for learning about telephone history through the years.

Ellsworth is packed with great options for recreation. The Downeast Scenic Railroad is an excellent way to see Ellsworth and the surrounding area. Hop on the train for a 10-mile round trip on the historic Calais Branch Line and you'll learn about Ellsworth and even see local wildlife like osprey, bears, snapping turtles, and foxes. Wild Acadia Fun Park & Water Slides is the only water park in Eastern Maine, and long waterslides, go-karts, ziplines, and a climbing wall. Enjoy your beautiful surroundings with a walk or hike through Birdsacre Sanctuary or Branch Lake Public Forest. Love fishing? Graham Lake is stocked with smallmouth bass, pickerel, and white perch. Kids can visit the Knowlton Park Splash Pad and play at the park's playground.

Ellsworth, Maine is growing in diversity and has a Filipino restaurant called Josie's Country Store & Cafe.

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Crime Rate

Ellsworth is safe for families and its crime rate fell by 25% over the last year. The city is safer than 53% of the country and the violent crime rate is 80% lower than the national average.

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