Welcome to Stetson...

Welcome to Stetson, Maine! A small town with just over 1,000 residents, Stetson has always taken pride in its strong rural character. Located 17 miles west of Bangor, people originally came to settle here because of the scenic beauty, excellent farmland after it was cleared, and an abundance of lumber. Natural resources including forestland, abundant wildlife, wetlands, water resources and unique natural areas contribute greatly to the quality of life. At six miles square, Stetson continues to provide open space and recreational activities such as fishing, snowmobiling, hunting, canoeing, horseback riding and cross-country skiing. Pleasant Lake, located entirely within the town's borders, is a scenic 798 acre lake known for its excellent fishing and clean water. A scattering of camps and homes around its seven miles of shoreline have not detracted from its beauty or character. A second source of community pride is our historic Stetson Meetinghouse. Located in the center village, this beautiful building continues to serve as a gathering place for town meetings, public functions and community dinners.

While Bangor is the economic/employment center of the area, Stetson has taken on the identity of a bedroom - type community. Although experiencing moderate population growth, the town continues to maintain a rural, relaxed, yet active community atmosphere. Town government has always had the good fortune to have strong and conscientious leadership. Stetson has a history of fiscal responsibility, a relatively stable tax rate and maintains a capacity for growth. While welcoming such growth, Stetson continues to encourage safeguards and goals for protecting its natural resources and quality of life features well into the future.


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Upcoming Events and Reminders

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The Town of Stetson’s Fire Department is presently covered by the Town of Levant and Northern Light Rescue.

Selectmen’s Meetings:   2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month.  We thank the regulars who come to the Selectmen’s meetings and appreciate your questions and participation,

Code Enforcement Officer will be in his office
Thursday from 5 pm -7 pm
Please walk past the Town Office and down the hallway to his
office . He will assist you with Building & Plumbing Permits

The Town Office will close at 6:00pm on Thursday June 9th for School Budget meeting vote.

2022 Tax Bills were mailed October 14th, 2021. 1st half due November 15th, 2021. 2nd half due by may 15th, 2022

Planning Board Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month

Town of Stetson is seeking:


If interested contact Stetson Town Office 296-3232

Assessing Agent
Danielle Davis
2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month

8:00am to 3:30pm

Al tempesta no longer works for Stetson. Adam Caldwell is our CEO/LPI. His hours are every Thursday from 5 to 7pm.

Animal Control Officer
Noel Sirabella
(Home) 379-2776 (cell) 478-4220
( please contact your ACO with your animal concerns or problems )

If you wish to request Vital Statistic Records at Town Office

( birth – death - marriage)

(please bring proof of ID and linage)

Stetson Town Office is located at: 394 Village Road
Stetson Town Office mailing address is: P.O. Box 85 Stetson, ME 04488
( misaddressed mail will be returned to sender by the post office )

Sullivan Waste has new Residentail Trash pickup guidelines due to increase in COVID 19 cases. CLICK HERE for guidelines.


New Hours for Window Service at the Stetson Post Office
Facility Retail Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00am to 12:00pm  

Saturday - 7:30am to 11:15am


Greetings from your Board of Selectpersons.

We want to thank all of you for the honor of serving you and trying to do our best.

There has been a lot of good done for all of you this past year- like the Broadband - which will be
coming to the Town of Stetson very soon.

Our taxes weren’t overly what we thought we all expected. Money received by the town from the
state cut our mill rate otherwise they would have been very high, because of the elevations.

We have a new town clerk in the office, Mike Feole. According to the reviews we have heard, he has been doing a great job and he is very personable.

We also received a check from the state for COVID and it is only to be used for what was affected
during COVID. It can be used by Parks and Rec for new bleachers, etc., and for repair of a wall at
the Meeting House that was damaged by water, etc.

We all wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

From your Selectboard Members