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The Town of Knox, a small rural community set among rolling hills and farmland, is named for General Henry Knox, the first United States Secretary of War. Situated on the northeastern corner of the Eastern Mid-Coast region the town is thirteen miles from Belfast, thirty-six miles from Bangor, forty miles from Rockland and thirty-eight miles from Augusta, which is the state capitol.

As of the 2010 census, there were eight hundred and six people, three hundred and sixty households and two hundred and eight families residing in the town.


Knox Town Office
10 Abbott Road
Knox, Maine 04986

Office Hours
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Last Saturday of the Month: 9 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
Phone: (207) 568-3907
Fax: (207) 568-3927

Or click on the link below and email us:

What's new in Knox.

The 2017 Fishing law books are now available at the town office.

Nomination Papers are now available for the position of Third Selectman, Assessor, OverSeer of the Poor and Road Commissioner. This is a three year term. Nomination papers need to be returned to the town office by January 28, 2017 with a minimum of 25 signatures from Knox registered voters. The election will be held March 17, 2017.

2017 Dog Licenses will be available at the town office as of the 15th of October. A current rabies certificate is required. The town office may already have one on file. The fee is $6.00 for a neutered/spayed dog and $11.00 for other dogs. The deadline for licensing your dog is 1/31/2017. A state mandated late fee of $25.00 PER DOG will be charged as of 02/01/2017. For further information, contact the town office.

The Selectmen would like to remind Knox residents that trash bags put out for curbside pickup have a weight limit of 50 pounds per bag. This stipulation is in the town's contract with Sullivan's Waste Disposal.

On Saturday June 4th, the selectmen presented the Boston Post Cane and a plaque to Walter Russell Roberts. Russell is now the oldest citizen of Knox.

The Town is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Cemetery Committee. If you are interested please contact the town office for more information.

The Town is also looking for someone to serve as the alternate representative to the Unity Area Regional Recycling Center If anyone is interested or would like more information, please contact the town office.

The 2015 Annual Report is available at the town office or as a link on the Town Meeting page.

The Town of Knox has been granted Truck Authority by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. We can now register vehicles over 26,000 pounds and issue boosters.