Introduction to a Vibrant Community
Old York is a historical town, originally named Gorgeana, it was charted by King Charles I in 1642, becoming the first incorporated city in America, many markers of this history still remain, with historical buildings and sites.
One historic site is the Nubble Lighthouse, an iconic example of an American lighthouse. The Voyager Spacecraft holds a picture of the Nubble Lighthouse along with such things as the Taj Mahal, as an example of prominent man-made structures.
The modern York is a summer destination spot with three 18-hole golf clubs, four sandy beaches, and Mount Agamenticus. Recognized to have one of the best school systems in the state of Maine, York is family oriented. The town is known for its family friendly focus with an arcade, amusement park, and zoo. It is under-ten minutes to the exciting port city of Portsmouth and Ogunquit home of the Ogunquit Playhouse, which brings the finest Broadway performances to the area. York also sits comfortable between the up and coming Portland and well-entrenched Boston.
York is a small town with an abundance of history and character. It welcomes visitors from all over into it’s community.