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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:
- Pine Tree State
- Dirigo (I direct)
- 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:
- State Flower:
- White pine cone and tassel (pinus strobus, linnaeus)
- State Tree:
- Eastern White Pine
- State Song:
- State Song of Maine
Featured Community Websites in Maine
- Brooksville Friends and Neighbors
- Butternut Hill Estates
- College Neighbors Association
- Gilman School Neighborhood Association
- Hartland Community Enrichment Organization
- Massabesic Area Community
- North Pownal
- South Freeport Neighborhood Association
- Williams Court Neighborhood Watch
- Windsor Maine Townspeople
Real Estate & Home Values in Maine
Home Buyer and Seller Resources
- Does Mortgage Aid Hurt Your Credit?
- Loan Modification: Is it Right for You?
- Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
- First Time Homebuyers Guide
- Financial Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
- Homeowners insurance: What you need to know
- Home Maintenance Checklist
- What Is A Short Sale?
- What Is A Deed-In-Lieu?
- Reverse mortgage: the pros and cons
- How to Sell Your Home In a Down Market
- 2009 Mortgage Bailout Explained
- Obama Stimulus Plan FAQ
- Search Foreclosures In Your Area
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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Maine
Find A School
Browse all 691 Schools in Maine
- Benton Elementary School
- (207) 453-4240
- 68 School Drive
- Benton, ME 04901
- Crescent Park School
- (207) 824-2839
- 19 Crescent Lane
- Bethel, ME 04217
- Monmouth Middle School
- (207) 933-9002
- Po Box 240
- Monmouth, ME 04259
- Biddeford Middle School
- (207) 282-5957
- 335 Hill Street
- Biddeford, ME 04005
- Hampden Academy
- (207) 862-3791
- 1 Main Road N
- Hampden, ME 04444
- Oxford Hills Tech Region 11
- (207) 743-7756
- 256 Main St Po Box 313
- Norway, ME 04268
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.
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