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Maine

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Capital
Augusta
Became a State
March 15, 1820 (23rd)
Location
New England region of United States
Area
35,385 sq. miles (39th)
Population
1,328,361 (42nd)
Major Cities 
Portland, Augusta, Bangor, Bar Harbor
Products
poultry, eggs, dairy products, cattle, wild blueberries, apples,
maple syrup, maple sugar, potatoes, lobster and ground
fishing, paper, lumber, and wood products
Climate
humid continental climate, with warm, humid summers and cold snowy winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 43 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sport teams
Major Waterways 
Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Maine, Androscoggin River, Kennebec River, 
St. John River, Intracoastal Waterway,  Penobscot River
Most Famous Citizens
Milton Bradley (board game inventor)
L.L. Bean (clothing maker and retailer)
Dorthea Dix (educator and social reformer)
Hannibal Hamlin (U.S. Vice President)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poet) 
Edna St. Vincent Millay (poet)
Nelson Rockefeller (public official, U. S. Vice President)

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Chickadee 
White Pine Cone 
Moose 
White Pine 
Honeybee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Fast Facts Resources

Maine.gov
Wikipedia
50 States.gov

 

 

 

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