Nestled in the Piscataquis River Valley, Dover-Foxcroft can be reached from the South by Interstate 95, which extends almost to Piscataquis County. From Newport take Route 7 , just 27 miles; or from Bangor take Route 15, only 37 miles.
Location: Piscataquis County Shiretown in central Maine at intersections of State Routes 15 and 7.
Airport: Charles A. Chase Jr. Memorial Field, Lat: 45-11-00.197N, Long: 069-13-59.161W
State Parks: Peaks-Kenny at Sebec Lake, Baxter State Park, Lily Bay at Moosehead
Municipal Parks: Browns Mill Park, Kiwanis Park
Electrical Service: Central Maine Power (CMP)
Telephone: Fairpoint Communications
Water: Dover-Foxcroft Water District, capacity (gal. per/day): 500,000. Excess capacity 135,000 (27%).
Major Employment: Health Care (at Mayo Regional Hospital, Hibbard Nursing Home, Community Health and Counseling, and the Charlotte White Center), Pleasant River Lumber Company, CMP, Governmental Offices, Retail and Service Businesses.
Schools: Primary - RSU #68, Secondary
Medical Care: Mayo Regional Hospital, Hibbard Nursing Home, Community Health Counseling, Charlotte White Center
Business Assistance and Attraction: Pine Crest Business Park, Eastern Maine Development Corporation,
Ground travel time: Bangor International Airport: 50 min Boston: 250 min, University of Maine @ Orono: 55 min,