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BOATS Reminder:

As of May 1st, 2020, all motorized watercraft on Maine waters must have a valid registration.

Residents can RENEW boats via the online boat registration link under the "Services" tab on this website, but NEW boats will need to be done at Town Office during regular business hours. 



Facts about Starks:
  • Located in Somerset County, Maine, 04911

  • Latitude/Longitude: 44°43′42″North     69°56′26″West  (At the Community Center)

  • Size: 32.13 square miles (83.22 km2) 

  • Population (2012 Census estimate): 640 

  • Date of Incorporation: 1795

  • Type of Government: Town Meeting (2nd Saturday of March) and 3-member Board of Selectmen 

  • Fiscal Year:  calendar year


For more information see Planning Profile of Starks at KVCOG


Town of Starks Map

The Vision for 2022…
  • A year-round population of about 700. 

  • More people working in town (home occupations and local businesses) 

  • An enhanced rural character with extensive farms and forests

  • Appreciation for history and archaeology

  • Economic activity, especially farms, local foods and goods, with notable collaboration and integration 

  • Unique natural features and exceptional vistas valued, protected, and promoted

  • A vibrant Village with services, businesses, town activities, recreation, and scenic locations 

  • A thriving local culture - arts, learning, volunteerism, and community spirit 

  • A great community for families, children, and elders to live and thrive 


Starks Comprehensive Plan

Part I (Recommendations)

Part II (Inventory and Analysis) November 2012

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