Maine became a state on March 15, 1820. The 23rd state admitted to the Union, Maine was preceded in entry by Alabama and followed by Missouri. More »

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Maine became a state on March 15, 1820, under the Missouri Compromise, which allowed Maine to enter the nation as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. Before that, Maine was a district of Massachusetts. More »

Only one U.S. state, New Hampshire, borders Maine. New Hampshire borders the state on its western side; to the northwest, Maine is bordered by Quebec and on to the northeast, it is bordered by New Brunswick, both of whic... More »

Maine became a state on March 15, 1820, under the Missouri Compromise, which allowed Maine to enter the nation as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. Before that, Maine was a district of Massachusetts. More »

Maine is the largest state in New England and comprises nearly half of the area of New England. At the same time, it is sparsely populated for its size. As of 2014, only 1,330,089 people lived in the entire state of Main... More »

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Eastport is a small American city consisting entirely of islands in Washington County, Maine. Eastport is notable for being the easternmost city in the United States, located in the Atlantic Ocean on Maine's eastern bord... More »

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The official state bird of Maine is the black-capped chickadee, says StateSymbolsUSA.org. The state legislature designated the black-capped chickadee as the official state bird in 1927. More »

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