Monmouth is a quintessential Maine town comprised of artistic culture and agriculture. It is best known for its historic Cumston Hall, an extraordinary building that dominates Main Street and dazzles longtime residents and visitors alike. Monmouth is a friendly walking village with access to the eateries, shops, the public beach, the library and the professional Shakespearean theater. The Theater at Monmouth is well known and holds many performances from June - September.
Farming is abundant in Monmouth with a dairy farm on Main Street along with fiber, vegetable, and poultry farms within the Monmouth area. The town’s slogan is Monmouth Grows. Historic buildings on Main Street are part of the Monmouth Museum and are open to the public in the summer months. Monmouth has a diverse mixture of artists, light manufacturing, health services and many in-home businesses along with an excellent school system. It has about 3785 residents within roughly 34 square miles. Outdoor recreation of running, biking, boating, snowmobiling and sportsman activities are all part of the good life that Monmouth offers.