Clinton is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The town was named for New York Governor DeWitt Clinton. The population was 3,340 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.8 square miles (116.1 km²), of which, 43.9 square miles (113.7 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (2.12%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,340 people, 1,278 households, and 953 families residing in the town. The population density was 76.1 people per square mile (29.4/km²). There were 1,409 housing units at an average density of 32.1 per square mile (12.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.08% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.