“Kennebunk, the only village in the world so named.” The town is a popular summer tourist destination and is known for its fine examples of early architecture and fine beaches. Kennebunk is rich with tradition and history. Originally an agricultural and shipbuilding settlement, Kennebunk has evolved into a favorite destination for travelers worldwide. From the Sea Captain’s mansions on Summer Street to the beautiful flowing Mousam and Kennebunk rivers, there is certainly something in Kennebunk for everyone to enjoy!
Kennebunk has almost a mile of coastline which divided into three major sections. Mother’s Beach, Middle Beach and Gooch’s Beach. Mother’s Beach, a sandy pocket beach about 750 feet long. It has a lifeguard, playground and restrooms. Just to the north is Middle Beach, which has nearly a quarter mile of black pebbly beach. A sidewalk extends along the seawall at the road’s edge, which is lined with summer cottages and quaint inns and hotels. Farther along is the main and most popular beach area, called Gooch’s Beach. Here you’ll find a crescent of fine sand more than 3,300 feet long. Lifeguards are on duty in high summer and this beach has restrooms.
Kennebunk is a truly wonderful place to be and provides a quality of life that is second to none!
As of the census of 2010, there were 10,798 people, 4,689 households, and 2,966 families residing in the town.
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