Portland is the largest city in Maine with a population of 64,249 citizens as of 2000. It is the county seat of Cumberland County. Nearby cities include Boston, Massachusetts, Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Manchester, New Hampshire. It is known as a haven for tourists visiting the state because of its lively downtown and historic Old Port along the Fore River. The Portland Head Light in nearby Cape Elizabeth is a popular tourist attraction is often used as a symbol of the harbor and the surrounding communities
Portland is the home of the Portland Sea Dogs (minor league baseball) and the Portland Pirates (American Hockey League).
Web Sites and Links
AOL City Guide - Portland, MELocal tools, links, sports and people for Portland.
City of PortlandPortland City Hall . The official city website furnishes information about the government, municipal services, area events, recreation and encourages e-mail for the City Council. Many links.
Cumberland County Civic CenterA multi-purpose entertainment and sports facility that hosts a wide variety of family shows, concerts, sporting events, and trade shows. Provides a map, directions, description of facility, calendar of events, and box office information. Top/Regional/North_America/United_States/Maine/Localities/P/Portland
Gulf of Maine AquariumAn aquarium without walls dedicated to educating children and the public about the oceans and aquatic environments everywhere. Learn about lobsters, turtles, and sea plankton.
Portland CommunityProvides description of city and links to the community.
Portland Maine Info LinkArea tourism resource directory, where to go, what to do, where to stay. Links to local arts, dining and lodging. Not limited to Portland.
Portland Maine Downtown DistrictDiscover the downtown shopping district in Maine's largest city.
Portland Water DistrictCustomer service, including rates and directions to their facilities. Includes information on wastewater, lake levels, news and education.
Portland, Maine - About.comInformation, reviews and links to local entertainment, beaches, lodging, dining, shopping in Portland and southern Maine.