Monday, June 4, 2018

June - Week 23 - Maine - the Pine Tree State

23 Maine
Date admitted to the US – March 15, 1820
Postal abbreviation – ME
Capital – Augusta
Area – 35,384.65 [39th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 1,328,361 [41st largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 43.1 [39th largest in the US]
Area codes – 207
Zip codes – 03901 - 04992
Number of counties – 16
State nickname –  Pine Tree State
State motto – "Dirigo" - I direct 

State Flag of Maine
Fun facts
-Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States.
-Maine is the only state in the United States with a one syllable name.
-Maine is the only state that shares a border with only one other state.
-Nearly 90% [approx 40 millions pounds] of the USA's lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine.
-Maine produces 99% of all the blueberries and 90% of the toothpicks in the USA.
-Acadia National Park is the second most visited national park in the United States.
-Author Steven King is a resident of Bangor.
-Maine's coastline has so many deep harbors it is thought all the navies in the world could anchor in them.

Law Schools

University of Maine School of Law 

Military facts

Military Schools 
Military Bases 

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