Approximately twelve miles from the Atlantic Ocean, the town is bordered by waterways.On the South and east are the Sasanoa and Sheepscot Rivers and Montsweag Bay.Merrymeeting Bay, the "Meeting of the Waters," on the northwest is the confluence of five rivers, the Kennebec, Androscoggin, Abagadasset, Cathance, and Muddy -- flowing in from the North and West. Together they continue on as one waterway to the sea. - from a History of Woolwich, Maine -- A Town Remembered
Woolwich has a population of approximately 2,570.It is governed by a five member Selectboard and has a town meeting form of government. The home of our NEW Woolwich Central School.