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Carthage, Maine

First known as Plantation No. 4, Abbotts Purchase, it was part of a large tract of land bought in 1815 by Jacob Abbott of Wilton, New Hampshire from Jonathan Phillips of Boston, who had purchased an even larger tract from the state of Massachuset ...

Casco, Maine

Casco is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 3.742 at the 2010 census. Casco includes the villages of Casco, South Casco and Cook Mills. The town borders the east shore of Sebago Lake, and is home to part of Seba ...

Castle Hill, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.15 square miles 93.63 km 2, of which, 35.69 square miles 92.44 km 2 of it is land and 0.46 square miles 1.19 km 2 is water.

Caswell, Maine

The town was first organized on April 14, 1879 as Pleasant Ridge Plantation, and was later incorporated as Caswell on July 16, 1986. It has suffered a large decline in population since its peak, partly due to the closure of a saw mill that existe ...

Chapman, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.82 square miles 100.54 km 2, of which 38.40 square miles 99.46 km 2 is land and 0.42 square miles 1.09 km 2 is water.

Charlotte, Maine

Charlotte is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named for the wife of legislator William Vance. The population was 332 at the 2010 census.

Chesterville, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.55 square miles 97.25 km 2, of which, 36.17 square miles 93.68 km 2 of it is land and 1.38 square miles 3.57 km 2 is water.

Clifton, Maine

Clifton is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 921 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bangor Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Clinton, Maine

Clinton is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The town was named for New York Governor DeWitt Clinton. The population was 3.486 at the 2010 census. The main village in town is the Clinton census-designated place, with a population o ...

Columbia Falls, Maine

The town began as Township 13 SD, BPP, which was joined together with Township 12 by the Massachusetts General Court on February 8, 1796 and incorporated as Columbia. It was settled soon after the Revolutionary War. On March 25, 1863, the town wa ...

Columbia, Maine

Columbia is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 486 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.61 square miles, of which, 36.30 square miles of it is land an ...

Cooper, Maine

Cooper is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The community was named after General John Cooper, a landowner. The population was 154 at the 2010 census.

Corinna, Maine

Corinna is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 2.198 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bangor metropolitan statistical area.

Corinth, Maine

Colin Palmer was the founder of Corinth. In 1792 he built his home on Lot 10 First Range. Tibbetts enlisted as a private in Captain Reuben Dyers company at the age of 17 on May 26, 1777, from Gouldsboro, Maine. Tibbetts grave, with an official gr ...

Cornville, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.94 square miles 106.03 km 2, of which, 40.73 square miles 105.49 km 2 of it is land and 0.21 square miles 0.54 km 2 is water.

Cranberry Isles, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.57 square miles 118.03 km 2, of which 3.17 square miles 8.21 km 2 is land and 42.40 square miles 109.82 km 2 is water. The town of cranberry Isles includes five Islands ...

Crawford, Maine

Crawford is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after William H. Crawford, Secretary of the Treasury. The population was 105 at the 2010 census.

Crystal, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.43 square miles 104.71 km 2, of which 40.40 square miles 104.64 km 2 is land and 0.03 square miles 0.08 km 2 is water. It is bordered by Sherman to the South, the islan ...

Cumberland, Maine

Cumberland is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 7.211 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cumberland is one of the wealthiest municipali ...

Cushing, Maine

Cushing is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.534 at the 2010 census. A favorite of artists for its unspoiled natural setting, Cushing includes the villages of North Cushing, Cushing, South Cushing, and Pleasant Point.

Cutler, Maine

Cutler is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after Joseph Cutler, an early settler, who hailed from Newburyport, Massachusetts. The population was 507 at the 2010 census.

Damariscotta, Maine

Damariscotta is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The population was 2.218 at the 2010 census. Damariscotta is the oyster capital of New England. A popular tourist destination, the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle are linked by t ...

Danforth, Maine

Danforth is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named for proprietor Thomas Danforth. The population was 589 at the 2010 census. East Grand High School is located in Danforth.

Deblois, Maine

Deblois is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after T.A. Deblois, president of the Bank of Portland. The population was 57 at the 2010 census.

Dedham, Maine

Dedham is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.681 at the 2010 census. The town includes the site of a Cold War airplane crash on Bald Mountain.

Deer Isle, Maine

Deer Isle is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.975 at the 2010 census. Notable landmarks in Deer Isle are the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Stonington Opera House, and the towns many art galleries.

Denmark, Maine

Denmark is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.148 at the 2010 census. A number of ponds and lakes are located within the town.

Dennysville, Maine

Dennysville takes its name from the Dennys River. It was first settled by a group of sixteen men who came by boat from Hingham, Mass. They arrived on the river shore on May 17, 1786.

Detroit, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 20.42 square miles 52.89 km 2, of which 20.25 square miles 52.45 km 2 is land and 0.17 square miles 0.44 km 2 is water.

Dexter, Maine

Dexter is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 3.895 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bangor metropolitan statistical area. Dexter Regional High School, which serves Dexter as well as other nearby small towns, ...

Durham, Maine

Durham is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. The population was 3.848 at the 2010 census. It is included in both the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England Ci ...

Dyer Brook, Maine

Dyer Brook is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 213 at the 2010 census. Dyer Brook is also host to the local school, Southern Aroostook Community School.

Eagle Lake, Maine

Eagle Lake is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 864 at the 2010 census. The town was named by a body of troops heading from Bangor to the Aroostook War for the many eagles that they saw around the lake. 49.0% of ...

East Millinocket, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.81 square miles 20.23 km 2, of which, 7.10 square miles 18.39 km 2 of it is land and 0.71 square miles 1.84 km 2 is water.

Eastbrook, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.65 square miles 97.51 km 2, of which 33.35 square miles 86.38 km 2 is land and 4.30 square miles 11.14 km 2 is water. The area is also filled with a number of hills and ...

Easton, Maine

In 1851, the first known residence in the Easton wilderness was built by Henry Wilson, who had taught school in Presque Isle. When Solomon Bolster arrived in 1854, he joined Henry Wilson and Augustus Rackliffe, its sole residents. In 1855-1856, N ...

Eddington, Maine

Eddington is a town located on the eastern side of the Penobscot River in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 2.225.

Edgecomb, Maine

Edgecomb is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.249 at the 2010 census. The town was named for George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, a supporter of the colonists. Fort Edgecomb is a Maine State Historic Site.

Edinburg, Maine

Edinburg is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 131 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bangor Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located between the towns of Argyle and Howland along Maine State Route 116 on ...

Embden, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.49 square miles 112.64 km 2, of which, 39.58 square miles 102.51 km 2 of it is land and 3.91 square miles 10.13 km 2 is water. Included in the town is Embden Pond. Embd ...

Enfield, Maine

Enfield is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.607 at the 2010 census. There is also a large seasonal population with many cottages located on Cold Stream Pond, a lake within the town.

Etna, Maine

Etna is named for the famed Mount Etna in Italy. It was originally known as "Crosbytown" after its first proprietor, Gen. John Crosby of Hampden. Etna was incorporated as a town in 1820. Circa 1850 it had a population of 802. Camp Etna is a summe ...

Exeter, Maine

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.59 square miles 99.95 km 2, of which, 38.56 square miles 99.87 km 2 of it is land and 0.03 square miles 0.08 km 2 is water.

Farmingdale, Maine

Farmingdale is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 2.956 at the 2010 census. Farmingdale is included in the Augusta, Maine micropolitan New England City and Town Area.

Fort Fairfield, Maine

Fort Fairfield is a town in Aroostook County, eastern Maine, United States, located along the Canada–US border. The population was 3.496 at the 2010 census.

Fort Kent, Maine

Fort Kent is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 4.097 in the 2010 census. Fort Kent is home to an Olympic biathlete training center, an annual CAN-AM dogsled race, and the Fort Kent Blockhouse, built in reaction ...

Frankfort, Maine

Frankfort is the oldest town on the Penobscot River, first settled in the 1760s by Massachusetts soldiers from nearby Fort Pownall. With the end of the French and Indian War, the Penobscot Valley became part of New England, and more specifically ...

Freedom, Maine

The area was part of the Plymouth Patent. It was settled in 1794 by Stephen Smith, who was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. First called Smithstown Plantation, it was later called Beaver Hill Plantation. During the War of 1812, the town was in ...

Frenchboro, Maine

Frenchboro is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States, and a village within this town located on Long Island, southeast of Swans Island - an island distinct from both the island town of Long Island in Cumberland County and the Long Island ...

Frenchville, Maine

Frenchville is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 1.087 at the 2010 census: 80 percent are habitual speakers of French, aided by its proximity to French-speaking Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada. The city is ho ...