About Presque Isle | City of Presque Isle | Presque Isle, Maine

The City of Presque Isle is home to approximately 9,511 residents and is located in the central portion of Aroostook County in northern Maine. The City offers a full range of municipal services unequaled for a similar sized community in the State of Maine. Presque Isle has evolved into a regional service center for commerce, business, education, healthcare, air transportation and recreation.

Situated 42 miles from Interstate 95, Presque Isle is accessed by U. S. Route 1, six state routes, rail and the Northern Maine Regional Airport. The airport provides for daily scheduled air service and general aviation services.

Presque Isle is governed by a seven-member City Council elected at large from within the 75.2 square miles of the community. The City is managed by an appointed City Manager.

The City is home to two colleges: University of Maine at Presque Isle and Northern Maine Community College. Kindergarten through grade twelve education is provided by the nationally recognized Maine School Administrative District (M.S.A.D.) #1. Medical services are provided by The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC), serving regional medical needs. The City owns and operates its own industrial park, providing economic development opportunities for the region. The community is wired with wideband fiber optics.

If you might be interested in relocating to Presque Isle, we know that many factors are involved in selecting a new location. We can offer everything from affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families to comprehensive and cost-effective business packages. We offer a productive and reliable workforce and valuable quality of life factors.

City Hall’s New Main Phone Number (207)760-2700

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