China Village, Maine

According to IAMACCEPTED, China Village is a small community located in the heart of Maine. It is situated on the banks of the Sebasticook River and is known for its picturesque views, peaceful atmosphere and friendly people. The village was named after a Chinese settler who was believed to have lived in the area during the mid-1800s.

The village is home to about 350 people, many of whom are descendants of the original settlers. The village has a post office, an elementary school, and a few small businesses. There are also several churches in town which serve as gathering places for locals and visitors alike.

The main attraction in China Village is its natural beauty. The Sebasticook River offers fishing and boating opportunities, while nearby hills provide stunning vistas over woodlands and meadows. There are several parks in the area including China Lake Park which offers swimming and hiking trails as well as picnic areas.

Residents of China Village enjoy a laid back lifestyle with plenty of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, and snowmobiling during winter months. In addition to outdoor activities there are several local festivals throughout the year that attract visitors from all over Maine such as Apple Harvest Festival or Blueberry Festival held each summer at nearby Unity College campus.

According to Fashionissupreme, China Village is also home to several restaurants that offer traditional American cuisine as well as some Chinese dishes that reflect its namesake’s heritage. Local pubs like The Duck Trap Inn offer great food along with live music every Friday night during summer months. With its rich history, beautiful scenery and relaxed atmosphere China Village has become a popular destination for tourists looking to explore Maine’s countryside or just get away from it all for a while.

Overall, China Village is an idyllic rural community that offers something special to everyone who visits or calls it home; whether you’re looking for outdoor recreation or just want to relax amongst nature this quaint Maine village has something for everyone.

Population: 4,106. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,402 (+7.2% change)
Males: 2,061 (50.2%), Females: 2,045 (49.8%)

Kennebec County

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $41,250
Median house value: $99,400

Races in China:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (32.2%), French (18.0%), Irish (11.9%), United States (9.7%), French Canadian (8.4%), German (7.2%).

Elevation: 203 feet

China Village, Maine

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in China

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in China town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.8% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near China:

  • INLAND HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • AUGUSTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 20 miles; AUGUSTA, ME)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to China:

  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 50 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; Abbreviation: NHZ)
  • BANGOR INTL (about 54 miles; BANGOR, ME; Abbreviation: BGR)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 80 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Abbreviation: PWM)

Other public-use airports nearest to China:

  • WATERVILLE ROBERT LAFLEUR (about 11 miles; WATERVILLE, ME; Abbreviation: WVL)
  • AUGUSTA STATE (about 22 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Abbreviation: AUG)
  • PITTSFIELD MUNI (about 23 miles; PITTSFIELD, ME; Abbreviation: 2B7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to China:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 20 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 44 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 71 miles; ORONO, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 77 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 88 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 95 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 137 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)

Public primary/middle schools in China:

  • CHINA PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 763 LAKEVIEW DRIVE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CHINA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 773 LAKEVIEW DRIVE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in China:

  • CHINA – ALBERT CHURCH BROWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,799; Location: MAIN STREET; 16,010 books; 112 audio materials; 11 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)