Dresden, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,672. Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 858  (51.3%)
Females: 814  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04342.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,269 (it was $41,719 in 2000)
Dresden:

$60,269
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,397 (it was $18,886 in 2000)

Dresden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $180,665 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Dresden:

$180,665
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $301,312; Detached houses: $332,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,291; In 2-unit structures: $220,812; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $306,381; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,949; Mobile homes: $80,463
  • Races in Dresden, ME (2010)

    Dresden races chart
    • 1,63297.6%White alone
    • 221.3%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

Races in Dresden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dresden: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.9%), United States (18.5%), Irish (11.6%), French (10.3%), German (7.0%), Scottish (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/25/1794

Land area: 30.6 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Dresden,ME real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Dresden:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dresden town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

46 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:

2.8%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Dresden, Maine as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Dresden to the number of sex offenders is 279 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dresden town:  1.4% ($1,305)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (38.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (138.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Richmond, ME (1.7 miles ), Alna, ME (2.5 miles ), Wiscasset, ME (2.5 miles ), Bowdoinham, ME (2.8 miles ), Pittston, ME (2.8 miles ), Woolwich, ME (3.0 miles ), Edgecomb, ME (3.0 miles ), Gardiner, ME (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.08 N, Longitude: 69.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (20%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Dresden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dresden, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dresden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from Dresden center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from Dresden center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dresden:

  • ROBINSON HLTH CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GARDINER, ME)
  • MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER -GARDINER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GARDINER, ME)
  • MERRILL MEMORIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GARDINER, ME)
  • WINSHIP GREEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • COVE'S EDGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DAMARISCOTTA, ME)
  • COASTAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BATH, ME)
  • SUPPORTIVE LIVING SYSTEMS INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dresden:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 19 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 39 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 39 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 41 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 46 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 54 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Husson University (about 71 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)

Public elementary/middle school in Dresden:

See full list of schools located in Dresden

Library in Dresden:

  • BRIDGE ACADEMY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,268; Location: 44 MIDDLE ROAD; 8,888 books; 175 audio materials; 841 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dresden: Dresden Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Dresden Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dresden include: Dresden Community Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mayers Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2), Lowell Cemetery (3), Seigars Cemetery (4), Pine Grove Cemetery (5), Herriman Cemetery (6), Forrest Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Dresden Bog Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Eastern River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.5%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Maine average:

11.2

Dresden travel time to work - commute Dresden mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dresden town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lincoln County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
Maine:

25.0%

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dresden:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJTO (730 AM; 1 kW; BATH, ME; Owner: BLUE JEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dresden:

  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)

TV broadcast stations around Dresden:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)
  • Dresden, Maine
  • Fatal accident count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents84
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents143
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
See more detailed statistics of Dresden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • $810,000Total costs
  • 6,015Total average daily traffic
  • 516Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,665Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dresden)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Atop Blinn Hill Blinn Hill Rd (Lat: 44.123694 Lon: -69.682278), Call Sign: WNMJ747
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.225 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2003, Expiration Date: 09/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2008Registrant: State Of Maine, Office Of Information Technology, State House Station 145, Augusta, ME 04333-0145, Phone: (207) 624-9933, Fax: (207) 287-5623, Email:
  • Atop Blinn Hill Rd (Lat: 44.123694 Lon: -69.682278), Call Sign: WQU405
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.650 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 154.710 MHz, 155.460 MHz, 452.900 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2003, Expiration Date: 01/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2007Registrant: State Of Maine, Office Of Information Technology, State House Station 145, Augusta, ME 04333-0145, Phone: (207) 624-9933, Fax: (207) 287-5623, Email:
  • Rt 27 .5 Mi S Rt 3 127 & Rt 27 (Lat: 44.100083 Lon: -69.718389), Call Sign: KZB859, Licensee ID: L00053234
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 04/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2012Registrant: Donald R Schroeder, Dresden, ME 04342, Phone: (207) 737-2932

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Blinn Hill Off Hill Rd (Lat: 44.123389 Lon: -69.680861), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNET717
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6565.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (480) 610-0198, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • BLINN HILL, Blinn Hill Rd (Lat: 44.123111 Lon: -69.682250), Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPOR758
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1999, Expiration Date: 03/26/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2009Registrant: Phone: (207) 647-2208
  • BLINN HILL, Blinn Hill Rd (Lat: 44.123111 Lon: -69.682250), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQQ54
    Assigned Frequencies: 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011Registrant: Phone: (207) 647-2208
  • Dresden, Mcfadden Road (Lat: 44.113694 Lon: -69.736972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQNT413
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2012, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 95 Main St., Auburn, ME 04210, Phone: (207) 330-3505, Fax: (207) 330-3510, Email:
  • Blinn Hill, Off Of Blinn Hill Road At The Top Of The Hill (Lat: 44.123333 Lon: -69.681194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQUW333
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2014, Expiration Date: 10/29/2024, Certifier: Tod HartungRegistrant: Radio Communications Management, Inc., 158 Rand Rd., Portland, ME 04102, Phone: (207) 797-7503, Fax: (207) 878-3521, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dresden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2709N , Serial Number: 12967, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Snell, 104 Weymoth Dr, Dresden, ME 04342
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27524 , Serial Number: 2166, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Mark D Long, 251 Cedar Grove Rd, Dresden, ME 04342
  • Aircraft: LONG MARK D SEAREY LSX (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 314ML , Serial Number: 1LK484C
    Registrant (Individual): Mark D Long, 251 Cedar Grove Rd, Dresden, ME 04342
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96917 , Serial Number: 9217, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Snell, 104 Weymoth Dr, Dresden, ME 04342

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dresden and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKSIDE MHP (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HERES THE SCOOP, INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dresden that have no violations reported:

  • DRESDEN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Dresden compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2018.