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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.

A selectmen's meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The warrant for the March 17th/18th Town Meeting will be signed at this meeting.

There will be a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. at the town office. This is concerning the question on the ballot for March 17th that reads: "Shall this municipality authorize the State to permit the operation of agency liquor stores on days other than Sunday?" (Sale of Spirits and fortified wine for consumption off the premises on days other than Sunday.)

Absentee ballots are now available at the town office for the March 17, 2017 Election/Referendum. Stop by the office or call and request one by March 10, 2017.

To view a specimen ballot click on the link provided. Specimen Ballot

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

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 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.