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Cumberland County
is the most populous of the sixteen Maine counties, as well as the most affluent. It has the second deepest and second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which supplies tap water to most of the county. The county is the economic and industrial center of the state having the resources of the Port of Portland, the Maine Mall and having corporate headquarters of major companies.

County Seat and Largest City: Portland
Year Organized: 1760
Square Miles: 836

Cities and Towns
* Baldwin * Bridgton * Brunswick * Cape Elizabeth * Casco * Chebeague Island * Cumberland * Falmouth * Freeport * Frye Island * Gorham * Gray * Harpswell * Harrison
* Long Island * Naples * New Gloucester * North Windham * North Yarmouth * Portland * Pownal * Raymond * Scarborough * Sebago * South Portland * Standish
* Westbrook * Windham * Yarmouth



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Updates 2017
January 2017:
History: Fires in Gorham Maine, 1745-1844

March 2017:
History: Fires in Gorham Maine update 1845-1860

May 2017:
News-Miscellaneous- Mary Burnham named deputy sherriff; Sheriff Rev. Pearson

July 2017
News-Accidents and Calamities: Patrick McGlinchy Brewery Collapses, transcribed and submitted by Robin Line

November 2017
History- Fires of Gorham completed.  1745-1900
History- 150th Anniversary of the town of Gorham

previous updates

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Androscoggin County, Maine - north
Oxford County, Maine - northwest
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York County, Maine - southwest


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