Portland

Portland is a city in Maine with a population of over 66,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the largest city in the state and is located in Cumberland County.

According to Britannica, Portland became a town in 1786 and is named for the Isle of Portland in England. It was also the capital of the state until 1831.

Some of the attractions in Portland include the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light, Bug Light, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and the Old Port. It is also home to the University of Southern Maine campus and the University of New England.

You'll also find a variety of one-of-a-kind restaurants, breweries, shops and more.

The minor league baseball team Portland Sea Dogs make Hadlock Field their home.

Weather-US.com reports that the coldest month in Portland is January and the warmest is in July.

Portland, Maine, Quick Facts

Elevation: 62′
Population: 66,215
Zipcode: 04019, 04050, 04101, 04102, 04103, 04108, 04109
Area Code: 207

You Wouldn’t Believe How Many Payphones There Still Are in Portland, Maine
When was the last time you used a payphone? It's been a while, I bet. I'm still surprised whenever I see one around town and even more surprised to see someone using one! If you asked me where you could find one, I wouldn't be able to tell you. Even if I DID need a payphone, I wouldn't have the quarters to use them! But hey, I'm glad we still have them. Just. In. Case. Even though 97% of Americans own a smartphone, it's still profitable to have a payphone at your establishment. According to OKwhatever.com, if a payphone is used three times a day, it's still profitable. In 2015, payphones raked 280 million dollars a year!

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