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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

Blue Point School
(207) 730-5331
174 Pine Point Rd Po Box 370
Scarborough, ME 04070
Opal Myrick Elementary School
(207) 746-3520
6 1/2 Beech Street
East Millinocket, ME 04430

Middle Schools

Greely Middle School
(207) 829-4815
351 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, ME 04021
Mt View Jr High School
(207) 568-7561
575 Mount View Road
Thorndike, ME 04986

High Schools

Nokomis Regional High School
(207) 368-4354
266 Williams Rd Po Box 100
Newport, ME 04953
Belfast Area High School
(207) 338-1790
98 Waldo Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915

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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