Welcome to the Town of Howland!
The Town of Howland is a dynamic and diverse Community, offering the best of rural living in the state of Maine. We are an inclusive and engaged community with caring and responsible leadership. Our residents are enriched by excellent public schools, outstanding public safety, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities for all ages. Howland is a great place to live, work, raise a family, play, and retire for everyone.
The Town of Howland, located in Penobscot County, is located at the convergence of the Penobscot and Piscataquis Rivers.
The town is on the west bank of the Penobscot River at the confluence with the Piscataquis River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.62 square miles (92.26 km2), of which, 34.92 square miles (90.44 km2) of it is land and 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2) is water.