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Beaver Cove

Location Map for Beaver Cove

Location Map for Beaver Cove

Year Population
1970 63
1980 56
1990 104
2000 91
2010 122
Geographic Data
N. Latitude 45:32:59
W. Latitude 69:22:30
Maine House District 119
Maine Senate District 4
Congress District 2
Area sq. mi. (total) 32.6
Area sq. mi. (land) 31.7
Population/sq.mi. (land) 3.9
County: Piscataquis

Total=land+water; Land=land only
Beaver Cove Population Chart 1980-2010

Population Trend 1980-2010

Photo: Beaver Cove Town Office and Community Room (2011)

Town Office and Community Room (2011) @

Sign: "Welcome to Beaver Cove" on Lily Bay Road (2011)

“Welcome to Beaver Cove” on Lily Bay Road 2011) @

Beaver Cove is a town in Piscataquis County, set off from Greenville and organized as a plantation in 1975. It was incorporated as a town in 1978.

Sign: "Beaver Cove Camps" (2011)

Sign: “Beaver Cove Camps” (2011)

Photo: Deer on Roadside in Lily Bay (2011)

Deer on Roadside in Lily Bay (2011)

The town, named for the cove in the southeastern corner of Moosehead Lake that cuts into it, is north of Greenville on the Lily Bay Road.  It offers private camping and recreational opportunities.

Photo: Moosehead Lake with Mountains and Islands from Lily Bay Road (2011)

Moosehead Lake from Lily Bay Road (2011)

Nearby Lily Bay State Park is a popular recreational and boat launching site fronting on the lake.

The town is also an access point for Elephant Mountain and the preserved site of a B-52 bomber crash in 1963.


Form of Government: Town Meeting-Select Board-Administrative Assistant.

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