The Town of Arundel consists of approximately 24 square miles with 45 miles of Town roads. The City of Biddeford and the towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, Lyman and Dayton border it.
Arundel's population is currently about 4,022 people based upon the 2010 census, approximately 13% higher than the population found in the 2000 census.
Three major routes, Interstate 95 (Maine Turnpike), Route 1 (Portland Road) and Route 111 (Alfred Road), run through Arundel connecting Biddeford to Sanford and Kennebunk, Kennebunkport.
Arundel's housing is primarily owner occupied single family units. Only 4% of the total housing units are in duplex or multi-family structures. The town has three mobile home parks.
Arundel's Fire/Rescue Department is staffed 24/7 by one full time fireman/EMT and qualified Per-Diem personnel. The new main station was completed in 1998 and is located on the Limerick Road adjacent to the Town Office. There is also a small substation located on the Old Post Road. Emergency medical services are provided through a combination of Arundel’s own EMS service and mutual aid agreements with our neighboring towns.
Law enforcement is provided through a "Contract Deputy" that works 40 hours per week in Arundel. Outside of the deputies regular hours the York County Sheriffs Department and the Maine State Police cover the town.
The Town Offices are located at 468 Limerick Road. The hours are from 8 am to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Services provided include: Motor vehicle re-registrations; Boat, ATV, and Snowmobile new and re-registrations; Hunting & Fishing licenses; dog registrations; tax collection; Birth, Marriage and Death certificates. Assessing records are also available during these business hours.
The Town has a Transfer Station for recycling and trash collection which is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 am to 5 PM. Arundel charges a per bag fee, based upon weight, to encourage recycling - All recyclables are free.
The Town is a member of RSU 21. Mildred L. Day School located on the Limerick Road provides education for Grades K through 5. Middle school students (grades 6 through 8) attend the Thornton Middle School in Saco. High
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