Important Info for Re-opening our Town Office
Town Office is now open for regular business hours
Safety guidelines that need to be followed:
* Masks required (unless medically exempt)
* Please use hand sanitizer located outside of office
* If you feel ill, please stay home. We can meets your needs by phone/mail
* Only one customer in town office at a time
* Please wait in your car until it is your turn
* No public restrooms at this time
The Community Center will continue to be CLOSED until further notice.
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
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