Addison is a town in Washington County, Maine. Its population at the 2000 census was 1,209. It is named after the English Joseph Addison.
Coastal development is well regulated here, in order to preserve natural resources. A balance is sought to be maintained between development and conservation. The shoreline also affords recreational options.
The top three sectors of employment in Addison are agriculture, forestry and fisheries and mining. Marine related work is the most significant. Other employers include retail, education and social services.
The town population predominantly comprises White Americans.