Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine
City
Congress Street
Nickname(s): The Forest City
Motto: Resurgam (Latin for "I will rise again")
Coordinates: 43°39′54″N 70°16′9″W / 43.665°N 70.26917°W / 43.665; -70.26917Coordinates: 43°39′54″N 70°16′9″W / 43.665°N 70.26917°W / 43.665; -70.26917
Country United States
State [ Maine
County Cumberland
Settled 1632
Incorporated 1786
Government
 • Mayor Michael F. Brennan
Area
 • City 52.6 sq mi (136.2 km2)
 • Land 21.2 sq mi (54.9 km2)
 • Water 31.4 sq mi (81.2 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2000)
 • City 64,249
 • Density 3,029.2/sq mi (1,169.6/km2)
 • Urban 243,537
 • Metro 489,343
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-60545
GNIS feature ID 0573692

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maine. The city's population was 64,249 as of the 2000 Census