Location Profile

Westbrook, Maine

Facility Type
Facility Location
Westbrook, Maine
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Westbrook, Maine, and a leader in its field. Offering specialty services for both children and adults, the facility takes pride in individualized treatment plans for its patients. Care services include inpatient and outpatient options, as well as 24/7 crisis response.

The American Nurses' Association-Maine (ANA-Maine) is the professional organization for registered nurses in Maine. Representing the nursing profession since 1912, the association helps ensure the health, safety, and equity of Maine's nurses.

Community Overview

A picturesque suburb of Portland, Maine, Westbrook is a quaint slice of New England. The Presumpscot River runs right through the city center and is the star of the downtown area. A great food scene, beautiful parks, and growing diverse population make it a gem of Maine.

Westbrook is a charming suburb of Portland, Maine, and has a high livability score of 70 or "excellent." The city has a lot to offer with its historic downtown but it's also known for its burgeoning foodie scene. Nearly 30 restaurants are located in the downtown area alone. Diners, bakeries, Chinese restaurants, pho, pizza, and burgers are just a few options for the hungry in Westbrook. Traveling around the area to excellent dining, shopping, and museums is quick with a short drive or via the Portland Metro.

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

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The Westbrook School Department runs the public schools in the city and includes 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district is excellent for students due to its small sizes, skilled teachers, and diversity. Students have the opportunity to participate in Advanced Placement classes to give them the skills and preparation they need for higher education. There are also 2 private schools in Westbrook.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Downtown Westbrook is located on the Presumpscot River and is a designated Main Street Community. This historic and charming area features a great selection of local shops for merchandise such as handmade items, books, gifts, and clothing. Since Westbrook is a suburb of Portland, Maine, it's just a short drive to even more stores, such as Target, Walmart, and Kohl's. The Maine Mall is minutes away and contains over 130 stores including The Children's Place, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and Foot Locker.

Westbrook and the surrounding area have plenty of entertainment options to capture the imagination. Opened in 2018, the Westbrook Performing Arts Center is a 1,000-seat theater that hosts shows for dance, music, and theatre while Maine State Music Theatre offers 4 world-class Broadway-style shows. Ogunquit Playhouse has been producing theatre since 1933, and its selection has even more shows for musical and comedy lovers. You can catch the latest films and beloved classics at the Prides Corner Drive-In or have a traditional movie experience at Patriot Cinemas.

Learning about Maine and the world around us is fun thanks to the variety of museums located in the area. Mix a history lesson with a bit of fun when you take a 35-minute real train ride at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. and Museum. After the ride, you can see railroad artifacts, view antique locomotives, and learn about Maine rail life. For young curious minds, the Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine is a state-of-the-art learning complex that opened in Spring 2021. This exciting museum spans 30,000 square feet with a science center and includes a 100-seat children's theatre for family-friendly productions. For art museums, you don't have to look far. The Portland Museum of Art has over 18,000 pieces of art, with both permanent and temporary exhibits covering subjects such as social issues. A smaller niche museum, The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is an eye-opening look at photography through the years and the only museum dedicated to photography in Maine.

Westbrook is a beautiful city with several parks and recreational spots. One of the best recreational features in Westbrook is the River Walk, a 1.2-mile bike and pedestrian trail running along the Presumpscot River. Along the way, you may spot a passing kayaker in the river below. If you feel inspired to kayak the river yourself, you can rent a kayak at the waterfront Riverbank Park and take on the Saccarappa Falls. For recreation and delicious ice cream, take a tour at the Smiling Hill Farm. This dairy farm has been in business since 1720 and has a petting zoo, play structures, and in the winter, nordic skiing. After your tour, grab an ice cream or milkshake from their on-site store.

Like Maine itself, Westbrook and the surrounding area grow steadily in diversity. Westbrook was ranked the 6th most diverse suburb in Maine by Niche.com. Several Asian markets are nearby plus The Sinful Kitchen restaurant features Filipino meals as special events.

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Crime Rate

Westbrook is safe for families. The city's crime rate is 37% lower than the national average, making the city safer than 56% of the cities in the United States. Crime in the area has decreased by 25% over the last year, thanks in part to the efforts of the Westbrook Police Department. The Westbrook PD has 42 sworn officers providing 24-hour law enforcement to the city.

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