Acton : Maine


What It Is Like to Retire in Acton

Acton is a small town in south western Maine near Portland. The population is less than 3,000. The town includes the villages of Acton, Miller Corner and South Acton. The town is home to the Acton Fairground. Acton is in the Portland Metro area, Sanford is the nearest big town.

Where to Retire in Acton and Home Prices

You can live in the village or in one of the active adult communities in the area (see link at left). The median sale price of a home in late 2020, was little $285,931, according to


What Is Special about Acton

Acton is a small village in Maine and fairly near the attractions of Portland.

What Is Not Special about Acton

It is a tiny village with not much going on; harsh winters

Who Will Like Retirement in Acton

People looking for a small town or rural atmosphere in Maine might like it in Acton.

Local Economy Is Driven by

Manufacturing and retail

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is about 20 degrees, with July's average about 70. The average winter snowfall is about 70 inches.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Acton Fair is the big cultural event of the year.


There is not much crime in Acton.

Medical Facilities

Henrietta Goodall Hospital is 15 miles away in Sanford.


Portland is the nearest airport, 40 miles away.

Valuable Links

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