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meadows copy©The Meadows Golf ClubLitchfield is located 16 miles southwest of Augusta in southern Kennebec County. It is a rural community situated on and around the Tacoma Lakes. Litchfield residents are a mix of commuters, farmers, business professionals, vacation property owners, and retirees.

Litchfield is home to the Litchfield Fair, a county fair with large midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock, animal pulling events, historical fair museum, horse shows, and Old MacDonald Farm.

The Old Town House Museum, built in 1840, has been transformed by the Litchfield Historical Society into a walk-through museum that captures Litchfield’s agricultural, educational, retail, and family heritage.


  • Population: 3,624
  • Early settlement of the town began before the Revolutionary War and occurred around the ponds, lakes, and streams.
  • After being organized as a political entity – Smithfield Plantation – in 1793, it was incorporated as the town of Litchfield in 1795.

Town of Litchfield
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