Every week we feature a new hometown and share photos and facts using hashtags on social media. This week our #hashtag hometown is Swanville.

Swanville has a beautiful name and is a beautiful town with two big bodies of water in Waldo County. Swanville shares the shores of Toddy Pond and Swan Lake where Swan Lake State Park is located. The state park is the now the biggest attraction to the town with 67 acres for swimming, hiking, fishing, picnicking, and canoeing.

Today the town is a popular spot in the summer and hosts over 1,300 people year round. It has been an active town since it was incorporated in 1819. In the early 19th century was busy with things like farming, soap-making, brick making and quarrying.

Here are some great photos of Swanville we found on Instagram:



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