Gilead is a town in Oxford County, Maine. Upon incorporation in 1804, it was named for the large quantity of Balm of Gilead trees in the town center.
All kinds of people have moved into Gilead; some are united by a passion for cycling and the bicycle is their first choice of transport.
The quiet serenity of Gilead is perfect for people who have just retired and want to escape to a place that is full of other people looking for a peaceful atmosphere. This town has a lower median income than average.