When first settled in 1762, Blue Hill's economy was centered on shipbuilding and trading by sea with granite quarries and farming providing local income. The Town was incorporated January 30, 1789. Today the town is known for its diverse culture, small town feel and proximity to beautiful Blue Hill Bay. With resources such as its beautiful scenery and outdoor activities, exceptional library, summer chamber music and school located at Kneisel Hall, many diverse artists and galleries, to include a few. Blue Hill has a semi-public high school, an alternative high school, a public elementary school, and a Waldorf-inspired elementary school. The Hancock County Agricultural Society, established in 1891, sponsors the annual Blue Hill Fair, "a down to earth country fair" held over the Labor Day weekend every year. Blue Hill Mountain overlooks the town and Blue Hill Bay, and its pathways are well-used by residents and visitors alike as they gain an unmatched vista of Down East Maine, in all seasons. As of the last census taken in 2010, the population was 2686. The Municipality has a Town Meeting form of Government with a three-member Board of Selectmen. Local elections are held the 1st Friday in April, with the Annual Town Meeting held the 1st Saturday in April.
Every Friday 1:00 pm
at Blue Hill Town Office
18 Union Street
TONIGHT 6/6/16 PLANNING BOARD MEETING @ TOWN HALL
7:00 PM IN THE SELECTMEN'S OFFICE