Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine
City of Portland, Maine
Clockwise: Portland waterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner of Middle and Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Civil War Memorial in Monument Square, and winter light sculptures in Congress Square Plaza.
Clockwise: Portland waterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner of Middle and Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Civil War Memorial in Monument Square, and winter light sculptures in Congress Square Plaza.
Nickname(s): 
The Forest City, Portland of the East
Motto(s): 
Resurgam  (Latin)
"I Will Rise Again"
Location within Cumberland County
Location within Cumberland County
Portland is located in Maine
Portland
Portland
Location within Maine
Portland is located in the United States
Portland
Portland
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 43°40′N 70°16′W / 43.667°N 70.267°W / 43.667; -70.267Coordinates: 43°40′N 70°16′W / 43.667°N 70.267°W / 43.667; -70.267
Country United States
State Maine
CountyCumberland
Settled1632
IncorporatedJuly 4, 1786
Named forIsle of Portland[1]
Government
 • TypeCity council and city manager
 • City managerJon Jennings
 • MayorKate Snyder (D)
 • BodyPortland, Maine City Council
Area
 • City69.44 sq mi (179.85 km2)
 • Land21.31 sq mi (55.19 km2)
 • Water48.13 sq mi (124.66 km2)
 • Urban
135.91 sq mi (352.0 km2)
Elevation
62 ft (19 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City66,194
 • Estimate 
(2018)
66,417
 • RankUS: 519th
 • Density3,147.21/sq mi (1,215.2/km2)
 • Urban
243,537 (US: 177th)
 • Urban density1,791/sq mi (692/km2)
 • Metro
513,102 (US: 104th)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
04101–04104, 04108–04109, 04112, 04116, 04122–04124
Area code(s)207
FIPS code23-60545
GNIS feature ID0573692
Websitewww.portlandmaine.gov

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

References[change | change source]

  1. Coolidge, A. J. and J. B. Mansfeld (1859). A History and Description of New England, General and Local. Boston: Austin J. Coolidge, p. 301.