Bangor Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Maine
Situated on the west bank of the Penobscot River, Bangor is ideally located between the rugged coastline and the spectacular North Woods. With a population of more than 30,000 people, it is Maine's third largest city. This town enjoys a small-town feel and slow pace of life while enjoying many cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. Students grades K-12 are accommodated by the Bangor School Department. Bangor's proximity to the University of Maine - a 15-minute drive north, in the city of Orono - provides residents with access to many of the school's state of the art educational and arts facilities. Employment in Bangor can be found in the industries of educational, health and social services and retail trade. Spots for recreation are plentiful in Bangor. More than a dozen city parks feature swimming pools, playgrounds, and plenty of shaded areas for enjoying the outdoors. The city's largest and most popular park, Cascade Park, overlooks the Penobscot River and has a water fountain, a 20-foot waterfall, a small gazebo, picnic tables and short walking trails. Theater buffs can enjoy a show at the Bangor Opera House, home to the Penobscot Theatre Company. Shoppers make use of the town's two indoor shopping malls and numerous shopping centers. Bangor's beautiful surroundings provide nature-lovers opportunities for hiking, biking, golf, canoeing and kayaking. Real estate options in Bangor include single-family detached homes, estate properties, townhouses, condominiums and land lots. Bangor residents relish its beautiful natural surroundings and enjoy many recreational, educational and leisure opportunities.
Bangor City Guide