Winterport, Maine is a town of Population about 3,600 people, located about 20 minutes from Bangor. Named for its harbor, which generally remained free of ice in the winter, and so became a popular terminus for trade and shipping during winter, as most other harbors were frozen over. Winertport has a total area of 37.1 square miles, of which 35.6 square miles is land, and 1.5 square miles of it is water. Winterport is bounded by the Penobscot river.
by Fear The Stiletto August 17, 2011