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Portland (Me.)

LC control no.n 81050808
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingPortland (Me.)
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Geographic subdivision usageMaine--Portland
Variant(s)Portland (Mass.)
Portland (Me. : Town)
City of Portland (Me.)
Elbow (Me.)
Falmouth Neck (Me.)
Indigreat (Me.)
Machegony (Me.)
Machigonne (Me.)
Quack (Cumberland County, Me.)
The Neck (Me.)
Uh-kos-is-co (Me.)
See alsoFalmouth (Me.)
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Westbrook (Me.)
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Beginning date1833-03-22
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeCumberland County (Me.)
Special noteOld catalog heading: Portland, Me.
Found inCumings, H. A sermon, preached on the 9th day of October, 1799 ... 1799: t.p. (Portland)
Attwood, S.B. Length and breadth of Maine, 1946: p. 146 (Falmouth, Me., settled 1632; part set off to form Portland 1786; Westbrook (Stroudwater) 1814 and Westbrook 1825; town of Portland inc., 1786; incorporated as city in 1833; [Cumberland County]) p. 223 (Portland; City; Cumberland County; prev. designations: Kaskake (MH7), Casco [not the same as the Town of Casco, also in Cumberland County], Casco Bay, Old Casco, Cleeves Neck, Munjoys Neck, Machigonne (WP1, MH2-9, MH1); see Falmouth; names of Casco and Falmouthport proposed in petition for incorp. [no publs. in LC database]; set off from Falmouth and incorp. July 4, 1786, the 46th town; incorp. as a city Mar. 22, 1833 under the law of Feb. 28, 1832; part of Westbrook annexed Apr. 3, 1845; part of Cumberland annexed Feb. 14, 1889; Deering annexed Feb. 6, 1899)
NUCMC data from Maine Hist. Soc. for Stroudwater School District No. 1 records, 1823-1878 (Stroudwater School District No. 1 remained under the jurisdiction of Westbrook until the Stroudwater area was set off on Feb. 11, 1871 to form part of Deering, which in turn was annexed to Portland Mar. 8, 1889)
NUCMC data from Maine Hist. Soc. for Friends of the Evergreen Cemetery collection, 1991-1992 (coll. contains a proposal to the National Endowment for the Arts Project Grant for Heritage Conservation from the City of Portland, Maine)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 43°39ʹ41ʺN 070°15ʹ19ʺW)
Wikipedia, July 14, 2019 (Portland, Maine; City of Portland, Maine; city in, and the county seat of Cumberland County; 43°40ʹN 70°16ʹW)
GNIS, July 14, 2019 (Portland, populated place, county seat, Cumberland County, Maine, variant names: Casco; Elbow; Falmouth; Falmouth Neck; Indigreat; Machegony; Machigonne; Quack; The Neck; Uh-kos-is-co; also Quack, variant name of Town of York, York County; also The Neck, variant name of Town of Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County; also Uh-kos-is-co, variant name of Aucocisco (historical), populated place, Abnaki settlement)
Geographic area coden-us-me
Invalid LCCNsh 85105085