Northeast Harbor, Maine

Northeast Harbor is a village on Mount Desert Island, located in the town of Mount Desert in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The village has a significant summer population, and has long been a quiet enclave of the rich and famous. Summer residents include the Rockefeller family. The village was once so popular as a summer resort among Philadelphians, including members of the Clark banking family, that it was sometimes known as "Philadelphia on the rocks".[1]

Boats docked at Northeast Harbor. The Asticou Inn is in view on the left of the picture
Northeast Harbor (c. 1905)
Northeast Harbor (2014)

Its ZIP Code is 04662. Its area code is 207, exchange: 276.

The village is home to the Asticou Inn, the Asticou Azalea Garden, and Thuya Garden.

Notable residentsEdit


  1. ^ David R. Contosta, Suburb in the city: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, 1850–1990, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio; 1992. p. 156.

Coordinates: 44°17′39″N 68°17′23″W / 44.29417°N 68.28972°W / 44.29417; -68.28972