Augusta, Maine

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Augusta, Maine
Augusta, Maine, taken from the bridge
Augusta, Maine, taken from the bridge
Location in Kennebec County, Maine
Location in Kennebec County, Maine
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°18′38″N 69°46′48″W / 44.31056°N 69.78000°W / 44.31056; -69.78000
CountyKennebec County
Established1754
Government
 • MayorWilliam R. Stokes
Area
 • Total150.9 km2 (58.3 sq mi)
 • Land143.4 km2 (55.4 sq mi)
 • Water7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)  4.98%
Elevation20 m (68 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total18,560
 • Density129.4/km2 (335/sq mi)
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
Websitewww.ci.augusta.me.us
State House in Augusta

Augusta is the capital city of the U.S. state of Maine. 18,560 people live in Augusta.