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Richmond is located in Sagadahoc County, 17 miles south of the state Capital of Augusta and just east of Lewiston. The small town of Richmond sits on the west side of the Kennebec River, and is at the center of the historic "Tidewater Kennebec Region." It is often referred to as "the hole in the donut," with the towns of Wiscasset, Bath, Brunswick, Lewiston, Auburn and Augusta surrounding it. Richmond began as a shipbuilding town, and sea captains, merchants and boat builders constructed a fine collection of temple style Greek Revival homes that has put the town on the National Register of Historic Districts. Peacock Beach State Park is located just off Route 201 in Richmond, and makes an ideal spot for a family outing. It has a nice picnic area and a small beach with a lifeguard on duty. The Kennebec River provides fishing, boating, hiking and biking opportunities, and Richmond is just 23 miles to the Atlantic seacoast and beach activities. Nearby Bath has the Maine Maritime Museum, Reid State Park and the Sagadahoc Preservation. And, the neighboring town of Lewiston is home to the annual Great Falls Balloon Festival and the Festival de Joie.

Surrounding areas: Wiscasset, Maine (8.8 mi), Litchfield, Maine (9.2 mi), Alna, Maine (9.9 mi), Westport Island, Maine (12.4 mi), Bath, Maine (12.5 mi), Sabattus, Maine (13.6 mi), Newcastle, Maine (13.7 mi)

Richmond Vacation Rentals

Richmond Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Edgecomb InnEddy RdEdgecomb, ME12.5 mi.(207) 882-6343
Holiday Inn139 Richardson StBath, ME12.8 mi.(207) 443-9741
Viking Motor Inn287 Bath RdBrunswick, ME13.4 mi.(800) 429-6661
Super 8 Motel-Brunswick224 Bath RdBrunswick, ME13.8 mi.(207) 725-8883
Bo-Ed Inc Dba Brunswick Travelodge21 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME14.1 mi.(207) 729-5555
Parkwood Inn71 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME14.3 mi.(207) 725-5251
Captain Daniel Stone Inn10 Water StBrunswick, ME14.4 mi.(207) 725-9898
Comfort Inn281 Civic CTR DrAugusta, ME15.2 mi.(207) 623-1000
Best Inn65 Whitten RdAugusta, ME15.3 mi.(207) 622-3776
Motel 618 Edison DrAugusta, ME15.6 mi.(207) 622-6000
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME15.6 mi.(207) 729-1129
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites390 Western AveAugusta, ME15.7 mi.(207) 622-6371
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME15.7 mi.(207) 729-9991
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME16.0 mi.(207) 721-0300
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME17.3 mi.(207) 784-5476
Holiday Inn110 Community DrAugusta, ME17.5 mi.(207) 622-4751
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME18.1 mi.(800) 660-5094
Fishermans Wharf Inn22 Commercial St Pier 6Boothbay Harbor, ME18.6 mi.(207) 633-5090
Tugboat Inn80 Commercial StBoothbay Harbor, ME18.8 mi.(207) 633-4434
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME18.8 mi.(207) 782-6558
Boothbay Harbor Inn31 Atlantic AveBoothbay Harbor, ME18.9 mi.(207) 633-6302
Lee Ward VillageHC 65 Box 776East Boothbay, ME18.9 mi.(207) 633-3681
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME18.9 mi.(207) 784-2331
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlzAuburn, ME21.1 mi.(207) 784-4433
Coastline Inn170 CTR StAuburn, ME21.3 mi.(207) 784-1331
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME22.0 mi.(207) 865-1433
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME22.1 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME22.1 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME22.1 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME22.1 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME22.1 mi.(207) 865-9020
Newagen Seaside InnRt 27Newagen, ME22.1 mi.(207) 633-5242
Sebasco Harbor ResortRt 217Sebasco Estates, ME22.6 mi.(207) 389-1161
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME22.9 mi.(207) 865-1400
A Fireside Inn & Suites1777 Washington StAuburn, ME23.3 mi.(207) 774-6151
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME24.1 mi.(207) 865-9377
Bed & Breakfast
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME14.7 mi.(207) 729-4914
Maple Hill Farm B&B InnRR 1 Box 1145 Outlet Rd HallowellAugusta, ME15.2 mi.(800) 622-2708
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME20.1 mi.(207) 783-8171

Richmond Weather & Climate

The Kennebec and Damariscotta  River region, located along mid-coast Maine, has a moderate climate that is greatly influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. This area has an elevation of 70 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rolling farmlands, forest areas, numerous islands, peninsulas, bays and beaches. Winter temperatures generally range from 0 to 40 degrees F. and summer from 50 to 85 degrees F. Nights are usually chilly, even in the middle of summer. Average rainfall totals 40 inches, with snowfall totaling 75 inches. Ice storms can occur in winter and early spring, but ice and snow tends to melt quickly along the coast. Rain can occur in any month of the year, and thunderstorms are possible in the summertime. Crisp, sunny days and cool nights make fall one of the most pleasant times of the year along the mid-coast.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 6°F 3.70 in. 34°F
February 31°F 9°F 2.73 in. 33°F
March 40°F 21°F 4.02 in. 37°F
April 52°F 32°F 4.04 in. 40°F
May 65°F 43°F 3.81 in. 49°F
June 74°F 52°F 3.74 in. 55°F
July 79°F 57°F 3.28 in. 60°F
August 78°F 56°F 3.25 in. 61°F
September 69°F 47°F 3.61 in. 59°F
October 58°F 36°F 3.92 in. 52°F
November 45°F 28°F 4.19 in. 47°F
December 34°F 15°F 3.68 in. 39°F

Richmond Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located about 31 miles north of Richmond in Waterville, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located approximately 39 miles southwest of Richmond in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located roughly 66 miles southwest of Richmond in Sanford, Maine, and finally the Bangor International airport (BGR) located around 68 miles northeast of Richmond in Bangor, Maine.

Richmond Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME49.0 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME51.9 mi.
Story LandGlenNH68.5 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME75.3 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH85.8 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH85.8 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME51.9 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME74.8 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH85.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME9.2 mi.
Kennebec Heights Country ClubFarmingdaleME10.4 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME10.7 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME14.3 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME14.8 mi.
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME15.4 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME16.1 mi.
Western View Golf ClubAugustaME16.1 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME17.4 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME21.3 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME21.3 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME21.4 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME22.3 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME24.8 mi.
Natanis Golf CourseVassalboroME25.6 mi.
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME28.1 mi.
Belgrade Lakes Golf ClubBelgrade LakesME29.1 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME37.4 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME45.3 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME48.9 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME49.4 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME53.5 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME62.4 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH68.5 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME73.3 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH85.0 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH87.0 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH88.4 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH91.7 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH92.8 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME95.1 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH97.0 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH100.3 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH109.9 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH119.1 mi.
State Parks
Peacock Beach State ParkME4.7 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME10.3 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME10.4 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME18.7 mi. 
Reid State ParkME21.2 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME23.0 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME24.2 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME24.3 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME28.4 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME30.9 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME37.8 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME34.4 mi.(Art)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME37.4 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME37.4 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME37.4 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME38.0 mi.(History)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME41.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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