Waterville, Maine

Waterville is a city in Kennebec County, Maine, United States, on the west bank of the Kennebec River. The city is home to Colby College and Thomas College. As of the 2020 census the population was 15,828.[2] Along with Augusta, Waterville is one of the principal cities of the Augusta-Waterville, ME Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Waterville, Maine
City Hall and Opera House in 1905
Nickname(s): 
Elm City
Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine.
Waterville, Maine
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°33′7″N 69°38′45″W
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountyKennebec
Incorporated (town)June 23, 1802
IncorporatedJanuary 12, 1888
Government
  TypeMayor and council-manager
  BodyWaterville City Council
  MayorJay Coelho
  City ManagerStephen J. Daly
Area
  Total14.01 sq mi (36.28 km2)
  Land13.53 sq mi (35.05 km2)
  Water0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)
Elevation
108 ft (33 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total15,828
  Density1,169.67/sq mi (451.60/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
04901
Area code(s)207
FIPS code23-80740
GNIS feature ID0577893
Websitewww.waterville-me.gov
One Post Office Square, a multiple-use facility, in downtown Waterville
View of downtown Waterville (2014)

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