Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine
City of Portland, Maine
Clockwise: Portland watterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner o Middle an Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Ceevil War Memorial in Monument Squerr, an winter licht sculpturs in Congress Squerr Plaza.
Clockwise: Portland watterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner o Middle an Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Ceevil War Memorial in Monument Squerr, an winter licht sculpturs in Congress Squerr Plaza.
Banner o Portland, Maine
Banner
Offeecial seal o Portland, Maine
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
The Forest City, Portland of the East
Motto(s): 
Resurgam  (Laitin)
"I Will Rise Again"
Location in Cumberland Coonty an the state o Maine.
Location in Cumberland Coonty an the state o Maine.
Portland, Maine is locatit in the US
Portland, Maine
Portland, Maine
Location in the Unitit 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
Kintra Unitit States
State Maine
CoontyCumberland
Settled1632
IncorporatitJulie 4, 1786
Named forIsle o Portland[1]
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety cooncil an ceety manager
 • Ceety managerJon Jennings
 • MayorEthan Strimling (D)
Area
 • Ceety179.85 km2 (69.44 sq mi)
 • Land55.19 km2 (21.31 sq mi)
 • Water124.66 km2 (48.13 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 • Ceety66,194
 • Estimate 
(2015)[4]
66,881
 • RankUS: 519t
 • Density1,199.7/km2 (3,107.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
203,914 (US: 177t)
 • Metro
519,900 (US: 104t)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
04101, 04102, 04103, 04104, 04108, 04109, 04112, 04116, 04122, 04123, 04124
Aurie code(s)207
FIPS code23-60545
GNIS featur ID0573692
WabsteidCeety o Portland

Portland is the lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Maine an the coonty seat o Cumberland Coonty.[5]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Portland haes fower sister ceeties, as designatit bi Sister Cities International (SCI):

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. Japan index of Sister Cities International retrieved on December 9, 2008