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Encyclopedia > Penobscot Bay

Penobscot Bay originates from the mouth of Maine's Penobscot River. There are many islands in this bay, and on them, some of the country's most well-known summer colonies. The bay served as portal for the one time "lumber capital of the world," namely; the city of Bangor. Both the bay and the river that feeds it are named after the native tribes that once called the entire river their home. ¢ Seal of the Penobscot Indian Nation of Maine For other uses, see Penobscot (disambiguation). ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Panorama of the Penobscot River in Millinocket, Maine. ... The term summer colony is often used, particularly in the United States and Canada, to describe well-known resorts and upper-class enclaves, typically located near the ocean or mountains of New England or the Great Lakes. ... This article is about the Maine, USA city of Bangor. ...

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Islands in Penobscot Bay

Isle au Haut is a town located in Knox County, Maine. ... Pendleton Point in Islesboro Islesboro is a town located in Waldo County, Maine. ... Summer of 1909, by Frank W. Benson; painted at North Haven, ME North Haven is a year-round island community and summer colony located in Penobscot Bay, Maine, United States. ... Vinalhaven is a town located in Knox County, Maine. ... Sears Island, known as Wassumkeag or shining beach by the Indians, is located off the coast of Searsport, Maine in Waldo County at the top of Penobscot Bay. ... Great Spruce Head Island is a privately owned island in Penobscot Bay, Maine. ...

Towns Along Western Side of Penobscot Bay

Rockland is the name of several places. ... Wyeth, formerly known as American Home Products, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. ... Rockport is the name of several things: The city of Rockport, Ontario, Canada The city of Rockport, Arkansas, USA The city of Rockport, Indiana, USA The city of Rockport, Kentucky, USA The town of Rockport, Maine, USA The town of Rockport, Massachusetts, USA The city of Rockport, Texas, USA The... Camden is the name of several places in the United States of America: Camden, Alabama Camden, Arkansas Camden, Delaware Camden County, Georgia Camden, Indiana Camden, Maine Camden, Michigan Camden, New Jersey Camden County, New Jersey Camden (village), New York Camden (town), New York Camden, Ohio Camden, South Carolina Camden, Tennessee... Lincolnville may refer to: Lincolnville, Kansas Lincolnville, South Carolina Lincolnville, Pennsylvania Lincolnville, Maine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Northport is the name of some places in the United States of America: Northport, Alabama Northport, Maine Northport, Michigan Northport, Nebraska Northport, New York Northport, Tennessee Northport, Washington Northport, Wisconsin Also note, with an extra space: North Port, Florida This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... The Penobscot Marine Museum is Maines oldest martitime museum and is designed to preserve and educate people regarding Maines and Searsport, Maines rich and unique maritime and shipbuilding history. ... Stockton Springs is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. ... Bucksport can refer to two places in the United States: Bucksport in Maine Bucksport in South Carolina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

The Smaller Town on the Eastern Side

24.90.83.167 16:38, 2 March 2007 (UTC) hawk ¢ Seal of the Penobscot Indian Nation of Maine For other uses, see Penobscot (disambiguation). ... Castine is the name of a number of towns in the United States: Castine, Maine the Castine meteorite of 1848, which fell in Maine, United States (see meteorite falls) Castine, Ohio Category: ... Deer Island is an island off the coast of Biloxi, Mississippi. ... Stonington is the name of some places in the United States of America: Stonington, Connecticut Stonington, Maine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


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Culture | Geography | Government | History | Images Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Maine. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Capital Augusta
Regions

Acadia | Down East | Maine Atlantic Coast | Maine Highlands | Maine Lake Country | North Woods | Penobscot Bay | Southern Coast | Western Maine Mountains Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The national flag of Acadia, adopted in 1884. ... Down East is a New England geographical term that is applied in at least a couple of different ways. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of Maine. ... The Maine Lake Country is a region of the U.S. state of Maine commonly including Oxford County, Franklin County, Somerset County, Piscataquis County, Penobscot County, and Aroostook County. ... The Maine North Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine. ... The Southern Maine Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Maine. ... The Western Maine Mountains region spans along most of the Maines western border with New Hampshire. ...

 Counties 

Androscoggin | Aroostook | Cumberland | Franklin | Hancock | Kennebec | Knox | Lincoln | Oxford | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Sagadahoc | Somerset | Waldo | Washington | York List of Maine counties: Maine counties Androscoggin County: formed in 1854 from parts of Cumberland County, Kennebec County, Lincoln County, and Oxford County. ... Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Aroostook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Piscataquis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...

Cities

Auburn | Augusta | Bangor | Bath | Belfast | Biddeford | Brewer | Calais | Caribou | Eastport | Ellsworth | Gardiner | Hallowell | Lewiston | Old Town | Portland | Presque Isle | Rockland | Saco | South Portland | Waterville | Westbrook List of cities in Maine, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Location in Androscoggin County, Maine Coordinates: Counties Androscoggin County Area    - City {{{area_total}}} km²  - Land 59. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... This article is about the Maine, USA city of Bangor. ... View uphill towards City Hall in Bath Bath is a city located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Seal of Belfast, ME Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... City Hall in 2005 Biddeford is a city in York County, Maine, United States. ... Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Calais is a city in the state of Maine in the United States on the St. ... Trucks outside a starch factory in Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine, October 1940 Location of city of Caribou in state of Maine Caribou is a city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. ... Eastport is a city in Washington County, Maine, United States. ... Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County, Maine, United States. ... Gardiner is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Hallowell is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Main Street, also U.S. Route 202 in downtown Lewiston Coordinates: Counties Androscoggin County Area    - City 35. ... Main Street in Old Town Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Nickname: The Forest City Country United States State Maine County Cumberland Settled 1632 Incorporated 1786 Mayor Nicholas Mavodones, Jr Area    - City 136. ... Presque Isle is a city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. ... Welcome to Rockland Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. ... Location of city of Saco in Maine Saco is a city in York County, Maine, United States. ... Seal of South Portland South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. ... Waterville is a city in Kennebec County, Maine on the Kennebec River. ... Location of city of Westbrook in map of Maine Westbrook is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. ...

Largest towns

Brunswick | Cape Elizabeth | Falmouth | Gorham | Kennebunk | Kittery | Lisbon | Orono | Sanford | Scarborough | Skowhegan | Standish | Topsham | Wells | Windham | Winslow | York | Main article: New England town. ... Brunswick is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the states most affluent municipality (per household median income) based on Census 2000 data. ... Falmouth is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. ... Seal of Kennebunk, ME Kennebunk is a town in York County, Maine, United States. ... Location of town of Kittery in state of Maine Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Lisbon is a town located in Androscoggin County, Maine. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Sanford is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of Maine. ... Skowhegan is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Standish is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Topsham is a town located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Wells is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Windham is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Winslow is a census-designated place located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... York is a town located in York County, Maine, United States at the southwest corner of the state. ...


 
 

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