Dexter is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,890.
The town is composed of three main sections. The first section is the downtown area. It is two roads forked off each other. Downtown is home of architect John Morrison's memorial building. On the top of the building is the largest clock in the town and it is named "Nancy" after Morrison's wife. The second area of town is the residential area. It is composed of several streets including Maple St., Forrest St., High St., and Main St. Hill. The third part is on the other side where the schools are located, overlooking Lake Wassookeag.
The tallest building in Dexter is the Unitarian Universalist Church, and it is also the first church in the town. It was built in 1826, ten years after Dexter was incorporated as a town.
Web Sites and Links
Dexter Now and ThenCompares new photographs with old postcards of places in the town.
Russell's MarineFeatures the Macgregor 26 power sailboat with specifications, description, price list, and contact information.
Town of Dexter, MaineFeatures a managers journal, town services, history of the town, a guest book, photographs and local links.