The Town of Readfield was incorporated on March 11, 1791. The population is 2,598 as of the 2010 consensus.
Readfield is a small rural community that has a lot to offer with its numerous lakes and ponds as well as its many hiking/walking trails giving residents and visitors alike many recreational opportunities.
Readfield has a Town Manager form of government with five Select Board members and holds an annual Town Meeting on the second Tuesday of June every year. Currently, Readfield votes by secret ballot on all warrant articles. We currently have over 2,100 registered voters.