Welcome to the website for the Town of Litchfield, Maine.  Litchfield is located 16 miles southwest of Augusta in southern Kennebec County.  The current estimate of population (in 2010) is 3,624.

Early settlement of the town began before the Revolutionary War and occurred around the ponds, lakes, and streams.  In 1793, the Town was organized as a political entity as Smithfield Plantation.  In 1795, the Plantation successfully petitioned the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and became incorporated as the Town of Litchfield.

To download a map of Litchfield, click on:  MAP link

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Open Position – Part-time Deputy Clerk

The Town of Litchfield has an opening for the part-time (20 hrs. per week) position of Deputy Clerk.  Experience working with the public, a high degree of confidentiality, attention to detail, the ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines, and flexibility is necessary.  Municipal experience a plus.  Experience using Microsoft Office is desired.  Salary based on experience.  Job descriptions are available at the Town Office during regular business hours.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references, to Part-time Deputy Clerk Search, c/o Town Manager, 2400 Hallowell Road, Litchfield, Maine, 04350, by Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6 p.m.  Resumes will be accepted/reviewed until the position is filled.  The Town of Litchfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


General and Referendum Election

Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Litchfield Sportsmen’s Club, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

For more election information, check out the “Absentee Ballot Request” link in the upper right-hand corner of this page, and then click on Upcoming Elections.


Open House for Retiring Town Clerk, Doris Parlin

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4-6 p.m. at the Litchfield Town Office

Come and wish Doris well in her retirement and thank her for 14 years of service to the Town of Litchfield.


Planning Board Meeting

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:30 p.m., Litchfield Town Office


Final 2013 Comprehensive Plan

Click on the following link to view the final 2013 Comprehensive Plan, adopted at the 2013 town meeting:  Final 2013 Comprehensive Plan



Litchfield Town Office

2400 Hallowell Road

Litchfield, Maine 04350

Telephone (207)268-4721  Fax (207)268-2196


Monday 8:30am – 7:00pm

Tuesday 8:30am – 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 6:00pm

Thursday 8:30am – 6:00pm


To apply to work for the Town of Litchfield, download the application here.

For help or general information please visit our General Assistance Information page.

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