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Maine Profile

The largest of the New England states in area, Maine, in 1820, was the 23rd state to join the Union. Its name comes from an ancient French province of the same name. The most sparsely populated state east of the Mississippi River, it's appropriately called the "Pine Tree State," as 90 percent of its land is forest. Not surprisingly, most of Maine's economy is related to timber and the production of paper and paper products although the millions of tourists who flock each summer to "Vacationland" are a significant source of revenue. The capital is Augusta; the state flower is the white pine cone and tassel. ...Read more here: Maine - The Pine Tree State

Capital City:
Augusta
Nickname:
Pine Tree State
Motto:
Dirigo (I direct)
Statehood:
March 15, 1820 (23th)
Origin of State's Name:
Probably a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands.
Largest Cities:
Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, South Portland
Border State:
New Hampshire
Land Area:
30,865 sq. mi.; 39th largest
State Bird:
Chickadee
State Flower:
White pine cone and tassel (pinus strobus, linnaeus)
State Tree:
Eastern White Pine
State Song:
State Song of Maine

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Maine

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Maine Schools

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Elementary Schools

Academy Hill School
(207) 645-4488
585 Depot Street
Wilton, ME 04294
Wayne Elementary School
(207) 685-3634
48 Pond Road
Wayne, ME 04284

Middle Schools

Scarborough Middle School
(207) 730-4804
44 Gorham Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
George E Jack School
(207) 642-4885
15 Northeast Road
Standish, ME 04084

High Schools

Hall Dale High School
(207) 622-6211
97 Maple Street
Farmingdale, ME 04344
Wiscasset High School
(207) 882-7722
272 Gardiner Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578

Sex Offender Information for Maine

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Maine, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.informe.org/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

For more information check out the resources listed below:

Map of Maine

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