Durham is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. It is included in both the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England City and Town Area. It is considered one of the best small towns in Maine to live in because of its large neighboring towns and record-low property taxes; making it a low-cost, high-reward town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.8 square miles (100.4 km2), of which, 38.1 square miles (98.7 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km2) of it (1.68%) is water.
Durham is bordered by Pownal, Auburn, Freeport, New Gloucester, Brunswick, and Lisbon Falls. Some debate whether or not Durham shares a border with Topsham and Lewiston or not. Technically, if Durham shares a border with Lisbon Falls, it shares a border with Topsham and Lewiston. A straight line from Durham across the Androscoggin River can reach Topsham and Lewiston, as it can reach Lisbon Falls.
Durham is in the Maine's 2nd US Congressional District, Maine Senate District 15, and Maine House of Representatives District 105.
Durham Area Code is 207