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20 Facts About Maine

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Here are some interesting facts about Maine.

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Maine has more coastline than California. Report Abuse
3,478 miles of coastline to be exact.
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This is more than California.
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Maine is home to the second most visited park in the United States. Report Abuse
Acadia National Park is the second most popular park in the US. Yellowstone is the first.
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Maine is very popular for its annual lobster festival. Report Abuse
The Maine Lobster Festival brings in thousands of tourism dollars as well as hundreds of volunteers who help to process the lobster.
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Maine has more Moose per mile than any other state. Report Abuse
Beware of the moose. An encounter with this animal can do damage. A moose can be at least seven feet tall and weigh over 1,600 pounds. Their horns can span 10 feet.
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Maine is also known as the Pine Tree State. Report Abuse
This is in reference to the pine trees in Maine's forest.
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Maine was originally a district of the state of Massachusetts. Report Abuse
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Agamenticus was the first city to be chartered in the United States. Report Abuse
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The capital of Maine is Augusta. Report Abuse
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Freeport, Maine is home to the L.L. Bean Company. Report Abuse
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Maine is the third biggest producer of pure maple syrup in the United States. Report Abuse
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In Maine, it is illegal to leave a plane while it is in flight. Report Abuse
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It is believed that the earliest inhabitants of Maine were the descendants of Ice Age hunters. Report Abuse
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Maine has over 2,000 Islands. Report Abuse
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Maine's nickname is the Vacation State or Vacationland. Report Abuse
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Maine was the 23rd state admitted to the Union. Report Abuse
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Maine is famous for its many lighthouses. Report Abuse
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Some of the lighthouses are rumored to be haunted.
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Maine produces 90% of the nation's toothpick supply. Report Abuse
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Maine is the nation's largest producer of blueberries. Report Abuse
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Most of the nation's lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine. Report Abuse
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The town of Bath is known as the City of Ships. Report Abuse
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