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"Tree" of Facts

 

The
Pine
Tree
State
22 cities
424 towns
16 Counties
51 plantations
33,215 square miles
6,000 Lakes and Ponds
3,478 miles of coastline
17 million acres of Forest
416 unorganized townships
32,000 miles of Rivers & Streams
65 - Historical Coastal Lighthouses
Winter temperatures averaging 20F
Summer temperatures averaging 70F
92-mile Allagash Wilderness Waterway
542,629 acres of state and national parks
America's first chartered city : York-1641
Became the 23rd State on March 15, 1820
Population Census 2016: estimate 1.3 million
Softshell Clam harvest approximately 10 million pounds
Lobster - Over 120 million pounds harvested in 2014/2015
Mt. Katahdin -5,268 ft above sea level approximately 1 mile high
Forestry commercial and landowner harvest totals 424,456 acres
Baxter State Park - Mt. Katahdin & northern end of Appalachian Trail

Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor is the only national park in New England
Potatoes rank 9th in production nationally in 2013 with 53,000 acres in production
2014 statistics of wild blueberries sold at 60 cents a pound & over 104 million pounds harvested

320 miles long
210 miles wide
Capital: Augusta


(page updated 1/15/2016)