Pownal is a town in Cumberland County located between the towns of North Yarmouth, Freeport, Durham and New Gloucester. Pownal was settled in 1680 and incorporated on March 3, 1808, from a portion of Freeport.
Currently, Pownal has a population of about 1500 and supports Pownal Elementary School Administrative District #62, with grades pre-K through 8th.
The rural character of Pownal offers residents and visitors many recreational opportunities. Bradbury Mountain State Park is located in Pownal and offers picnicking and a modest walk to the summit giving hikers a vista view of the surrounding area.
Pownal municipal town hall, Mallett Hall, is listed on the National Historic Registry and is located at 429 Hallowell Road, Route 9, in Pownal Center.
Pownal Area Code is 207