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City of Portland, Maine
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Location within Cumberland County
Location within Cumberland County
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
FIPS code23-60545
GNIS feature ID0573692
Website{{#property:P856}}

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

  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.