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Maine State #17 Highway Guide

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City of Augusta - Welcome to Augusta - Photo City of Augusta highway welcome sign
Junction of Interstate Highway #95
0.6
1.0
Services fuel at highway
Gas, north side of highway.
1.5
2.4
Augusta , Maine Business District

2.0
3.2
Point of Information
Crossing the Kennebec River, Maine. The Kennebec River got it's name from the Abnakis Indians. The name translates to 'long quiet waters' and probably referred to the stretch of water below Augusta which is 'without falls'.
2.4
3.8
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel.
2.7
4.4
Junction of Highway # 9 south

3.5
5.6
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel.
4.2
6.8
View from highway
Driving east.
6.2
10.0
Access to the community of Togus, Maine
South of highway.
7.0
11.2
City of Augusta, Maine
Eastern limits.
7.4
11.9
Junction of highway # 226
South to communities of Chelsea, Maine, Randolph, Maine, Gardiner, Maine.
9.0
14.5
Junction of highway # 126 ( Cooper Ave )
South to the community of Whitefield, Maine.
9.3
15.0
Waldo county, Maine
County line. Waldo County, situated in mid-coast Maine along scenic Penobscot Bay, has genuine New England character evidenced by working port towns and quaint rural villages.
9.9
16.0
View from highway
Driving east.
11.7
18.9
Junction of highway # 32 north
South to community of South China, Maine, services fuel at highway, north side. NOTE: highway #32 overlaps highway #17 at this point east.
12.6
20.2
View from highway
Driving east.
14.0
22.5
Access to community of Cooper Mills, Maine
North of highway.
14.1
22.7
Lincoln County
Couty Line. Lincoln County, incorporated June 19, 1760, contains 457 square miles with 451 miles of coastline, six rivers and a 1990 census population of 30,357.
14.4
23.2
View from highway
Driving east.
14.9
24.0
Junction of highway # 218
South to communities of Whitefield, Maine, Wiscasset, Maine.
15.3
24.6
Junction of highway # 32 south
Overlap of highway #32 ends at this point. South to community of Waldoboro, Maine. South to Damariscotta State Park. Enjoy picnicking and swimming at one of midcoast Maine's most popular day use parks located on beautiful Damariscotta Lake in Jefferson. Picnic tables and grills are available for this popular summertime activity.
15.7
25.2
View from highway
Driving east.
20.2
32.5
Knox County, Maine
County Line. Situated in Midcoast Maine, Knox County is a mixture of rocky shores, majestic mountains, and glorious hills and valleys.
20.3
32.7
Junction of highway # 206
South to community of Jefferson, Maine.
20.5
33.0
View from highway
Driving east.
23.6
38.0
Junction of highway # 220
Community of Stickney Corner, Maine. South to community of Waldoboro, Maine. North to Lake St. George State Park, and St George Lake Recreation Area. Camping: 38 camping sites, flush toilets, and showers; hiking and fishing are popular activities; boat and canoe rentals are available and a boat launch site adjoins the park.
25.9
41.7
Community of Union, Maine

28.6
46.1
View from highway
Driving east.
29.1
46.8
Junction of highway # 131 north ( Appleton Road )
Access to campground, 3 miles north of highway.
29.6
47.6
Junction of highway # 235 south
Services at highway, south side.
30.1
48.5
Junction of highway # 131 south
South to communities of Warren, Maine, Thomaston, Maine.
30.9
49.7
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel, south side of highway.
32.2
51.8
Junction of highway # 235 north
North to communities of Hope, Maine, Lincolnville Center, Maine.
33.6
54.0
View from highway
Driving east.
33.8
54.4
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel, north side of highway.
33.9
54.6
Community of South Hope, Maine

34.9
56.2
View from highway
Driving east.
37.7
60.7
Junction of highway # 90
North to community of Rockport, Maine, north to Camden Hills State Park. Camden Hills State Park signature location is the scenic vista high atop Mt. Battie where sweeping views of Camden, Penobscot Bay. Camping facilities: 30 miles of hiking trails with access from five major trailheads; a 107-site camping area includes flush toilets and hot showers; picnic area; rocky shoreline.
37.8
60.9
Community of West Rockport, Maine

39.0
62.7
View from highway
Driving east.
40.2
64.7
View from highway
Driving east.
40.8
65.6
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved turnout no services, north side of highway.
42.5
68.4
Access to North Vinalhaven Ferry
The State of Maine operates several ferries in the Midcoast region. The North Haven ferry takes passengers between North Haven, Maine and Rockland, Maine. The Matinicus Island ferry operates between Rockland and Matinicus Island. The Vinalhaven Ferry operates between Vinalhaven, Maine and Rockland, Maine and between Islesboro, Maine and Lincolnville, Maine.
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68.7
Junction of highway # 1a
City of Rockland. Rockland Harbor and lighthouse is one of the best shipping and recreational harbors on the United States' East Coast. It is protected by a nearly one mile-long granite breakwater.
43.1
69.3
Junction of highway # 1
City of Rockland,Maine, south to cities of Portland, Maine, Portsmouth New Hampshire. North to Camden, Maine, Camden State Park
43.1
69.3
City of Rockland
View of the almost mile-long granite breakwater protecting Rockland Harbor and lighthouse.
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City of Rockland
Looking at Rockland across Penobscot Bay, photo taken from breakwater looking west.
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69.3
City of Rockland
Photo taken from breakwater, looking east from Penobscot Bay.
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69.3
Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - el
For travel North via U.S. Highway #1 See Milebymile.com - Maine Road Map Travel Guide Lincolnville to Calais - Historic Route #1, for driving directions. -- ------------------------------------------For highway travel South via U.S. Highway #1 See Milebymile.com - Maine Road Map Travel Guide Camden to City of Portland.