Capital City: Agusta
Population (2019): 1,344,212; Rank: 42 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: March 15, 1820 (23rd State)
State Motto: Dirigo
State Nickname: Pine Tree State
Sports Teams: Find the best High School, College, League, and Professional sports teams of Maine State
Origin of State Name: Assumed to be a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands.
Bordering States: The State of Maine has 1 neighbor namely, New Hampshire | List of US Regions
Area Codes: 207
Zip Codes: Maine Zip Codes
Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people born in Maine
Bird: Chickadee | List of State Birds
Flag: The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto:”Dirigo” (“I Direct”). Maine Flag adopted in 1909. Get this Flag
Flower: White Pine cone and tassel (Pinus strobus ‘Linnaeus’) | Other State Flowers
Song: “State Song of Maine” | Words by: Roger V. Snow | Music by: Roger V. Snow Other State Songs | Sheet Music
Tree: Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) | Other State Trees
Quarter: Maine quarter include Pemaquid Point Lighthouse; the schooner Victory Chimes at sea.
- Area: 35,387 sq.mi (91,652 sq.km.), 39th
- Land: 30,865 sq.mi. (79,940 sq.km.), 39th
- Water: 4,523 sq.mi. (11,715 sq.km.), 12th
- Coastline: 228 mi. (367 km.), 9th
- Shoreline: 3,478 mi. (5,597 km.), 4th
Largest Cities: Portland | Lewiston | Bangor | South Portland | Auburn |Biddeford | Augusta | Saco | Westbrook | Scarborough
Highest Point: Katahdin Mountain ; 5,268 feet, ( 1,606 m), 22nd tallest
Lowest Point: Maine; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest
Geographic Center: Piscataquis, north of Dover
Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Maine , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.
City Guide: Visit Maine City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.
Absolute Center: 45°15.2’N / 69°14’W
Relative Center: Piscataquis, north of Dover
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Governor: Janet Mills (D)
Senators: Susan Collins (R) Angus King (I)
Constitution: Maine’s Constitution
Government Offices Directory: Find all information here at the Maine government offices directory
Electoral College Votes: 4 Votes
Vital Records: Find out all the information about the vital records for the state of Maine
- Agriculture: Seafood, poultry and eggs, potatoes, dairy products, cattle, blueberries, apples.
- Industry: Paper, lumber, and wood products, electric equipment, food processing, leather products, textiles, tourism.
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