According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 70.63 square miles (182.93 km2), of which, 47.61 square miles (123.31 km2) is land and 23.02 square miles (59.62 km2) is water. Drained by the Scarborough River, Nonesuch River, Libby River and Spurwink River, the town is situated beside the Gulf of Maine, part of the Atlantic Ocean. The highest point is Beech Ridge, elevation 215 feet (66 m). In early years of Scarborough's settlement bonfires were set on Scottow Hill, elevation 144 feet (44 m), as warnings to the surrounding countryside of approaching danger.
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Since Scarborough is a town, it has no mayor. Instead, it has a town council.
- Head Councileur William Donovan
- Vice Councileur Shawn Babine
- Councileur Chris Caiazzo
- Councileur Jean-Marie Caterina
- Councileur Peter Hayes
- Councileur Will Rowan
- Councileur Katherine St. Clair
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