Sanford is Maine’s newest city and 6th largest in Maine - with a population of 21k. Sanford is comprised of a number of unique residential neighborhoods and business districts which include the Village of Springvale, Downtown Sanford, South Sanford, the Agricultural Highlands, Mousam River Valley and several lakes and ponds all nestled in the forested foothills of the White Mountains.
Sanford is a regional service center focused on quality of life and maintaining a strong sense of community and home town appeal. Jobs, commerce, retail, quality affordable housing, and economic growth have become the focus of strengthening this community for the future. This focus has resulted in new developments in the areas of:
New Academic & Career Technical High School to open October of 2018.
Additions to and remodeling of all elementary classrooms, pre-k - 8 by 2019 and construction of Sanford's net fiber, a municipally-owned broadband network for business growth.
A 50 megawatt photovoltaic solar array for renewable energy generation is in the works,
new multi-use trails, and the home of the Sanford Mainers baseball team - plus the Maine Attraction waterski show team.
The Residents of Sanford welcome you to their community and invite you to experience all that Sanford has to offer.