Down East Community Hospital


Phone: 207.255.3356

Office directions:

Directions from Bangor via Rt. 1
Take US-1A and travel for 27 miles to US 1 (in Ellsworth). Take left onto US-1 and travel 58 miles to Machias. Turn left on Center Street, turn left on Court Street and travel 1 mile and DECH will be on the right hand side of the street. Time – approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Directions from Bangor via Rt. 9
Turn onto US-1A Bridge for 0.3 miles. Turn left onto ME Rt. 9 for 64.3 miles. Turn right onto Rt. 192 for 20 miles. Turn right onto Court Street for 0.1 miles and DECH will be on the right hand side of the street. Time – approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. (Please note that this route is remote in parts, so in inclement weather you may consider traveling via Rt. 1).

Directions from Bar Harbor/Ellsworth Area
Take Downeast Hwy/US-1 for 30.6 miles to Ellsworth. Turn right onto US-1 for 58 miles to Machias. Turn left at Center Street, Turn left at Court Street and follow for 1 mile and DECH will be on the right hand side of the road. Time – approximately 1 ½ hours from Ellsworth (2 hours from Bar Harbor).

Directions from New Brunswick/Calais Border
Pass through customs, turn right at ME-9/North St/US-1 and continue to follow for 5.6 miles. Turn left at Baring Rd/ME-191 and continue to follow for 34.1 miles. Follow for 4.2 miles and make a right at US-1. Follow for 3.8 miles and make a slight right on Court Street and follow for 0.5 miles and DECH will be on the right hand side of the road. Time – approximately 1 hour.