Saint George

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Welcome to Saint George

(Vinalhaven, North Haven, Islesboro, Matinicus, Monhegan)

Saint George is a peninsula in Knox County, Maine. It encompasses two villages: Port Clyde, Tenants Harbor, and Spruce Head. Located right on Penobscot Bay, the many inlets and smaller islands of Saint George offer impressive coastal views.

Saint George was named after British explorer George Waymouth and has a rich local history. Today, it is best known for its artsy community and ample hiking trails. The beaches are also secluded, making this community perfect for laid-back residents and vacationers.

Homes tend to be contemporary or cottage style, and many have excellent views of the bay.

What to Love

  • Progressive community
  • Arts
  • Coast

People and Lifestyle

Saint George is an artistic, rural getaway. This community’s interesting combination of water, inlets, and islands makes for fascinating topography. The water is never far away, and residents can lose themselves in its natural beauty.

Saint George is ideal for families and artists looking to create in a quiet, secluded community. The schools in Saint George are strong, and the summer brings an onslaught of fun and activities to keep people thoroughly entertained.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

The variety of little islands within Saint George add to the charm of this community. There are so many historical things to explore and natural scenes to embrace.

Take a boat 12 miles off the coast to Monhegan Island. Explore the charming port and plan a full day of hikes. You can also head to Port Clyde, a historic fishing village at the southernmost tip of Saint George. The Marshall Point Lighthouse and museum are both on Port Clyde. For sweeping ocean views from your window, consider staying at the Craignair Inn, a magical bed, and breakfast. Another secluded option is the East Wind Inn

When it comes to lobster, no one does it better than Maine. McLoons Lobster is the spot for lobster in Saint George. This quaint lobster shack serves up authentic New England options with a rustic backdrop. Consider dining at one of the many inns in this area as well.

Things to Do

Saint George doesn’t disappoint when it comes to community activities. They host the best Memorial Day parade around! Enjoy endless family activities as you welcome the summer. Another great thing to do is to take the Monhegan Island Ferry to Monhegan Island for the day. With daily trips, you can enjoy all that this ride has to offer. There’s a puffin watch boat as well as a seal watching option. Hold onto your hat and explore the coast!


Saint George is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

  • St. George Municipal School Unit

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