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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

Trenton Elementary School
(207) 667-8447
51 School Road
Trenton, ME 04605
Lillian Parks Hussey School
(207) 626-2461
Gedney Street
Augusta, ME 04330

Middle Schools

Falmouth Middle School
(207) 781-3740
52 Woodville Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
Houlton Junior High School
(207) 532-6551
7 Bird Street
Houlton, ME 04730

High Schools

Wiscasset High School
(207) 882-7722
272 Gardiner Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Brewer High School
(207) 989-4140
79 Parkway South
Brewer, ME 04412

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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