List of cities in Maine

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Maine is a state located in Northeastern United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, Maine is the 9th least populous state with 1,328,361 inhabitants but the 12th smallest by land area spanning 30,842.92 square miles (79,882.8 km2) of land.[1] Maine is divided into 16 counties and contains 488 incorporated municipalities consisting of cities, towns, and plantations.[2]

The list, for each city, shows the population in 2013, the population estimate of 2014, the growth/shrinking percentage between the three, and the date of incorporation as a city. Maine has 23 incorporated cities, listed in the below table. Towns in Maine with significantly large populations include Scarborough and Brunswick with populations of 19,524 and 20,441, respectively, as of 2014.

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 †  County seat
 ††  State capital and county seat
2014 Rank City 2014 Estimate 2013 Estimate Change County Incorporation (town)[citation needed] Incorporation (city)[citation needed]
1 Portland † 66,700 66,318 +0.58% Cumberland 1786 1833
2 Lewiston 36,299 36,437 −0.38% Androscoggin 1795 1862
3 Bangor † 32,568 32,673 −0.32% Penobscot 1791 1834
4 South Portland 25,424 25,255 +0.67% Cumberland 1895 1898
5 Auburn † 22,912 22,987 −0.33% Androscoggin 1842 1868
6 Biddeford 21,337 21,297 +0.19% York 1653 1855
7 Sanford 20,906 20,001 +4.52% York 1768 2013
8 Saco 19,014 18,877 +0.73% York 1775 1867
9 Augusta †† 18,705 18,793 −0.47% Kennebec 1797 1849
10 Westbrook 17,886 17,743 +0.81% Cumberland 1814 1891
11 Waterville 16,182 15,962 +1.38% Kennebec 1802 1888
12 Presque Isle 9,317 9,402 −0.90% Aroostook 1859 1940
13 Brewer 9,317 9,362 −0.48% Penobscot 1812 1889
14 Bath † 8,324 8,357 −0.39% Sagadahoc 1781 1847
15 Caribou 7,871 7,952 −1.02% Aroostook 1859 1967
16 Ellsworth † 7,843 7,875 −0.41% Hancock 1800 1869
17 Old Town 7,693 7,720 −0.35% Penobscot 1840 1891
18 Rockland † 7,219 7,209 +0.14% Knox 1848 1854
19 Belfast † 6,677 6,660 +0.26% Waldo 1773 1850
20 Gardiner 5,675 5,693 −0.32% Kennebec 1803 1849
21 Calais 3,004 3,047 −1.41% Washington 1809 1850
22 Hallowell 2,329 2,343 −0.60% Kennebec 1771 1852
23 Eastport 1,272 1,293 −1.62% Washington 1798 1893

The former City of Deering was set off from Westbrook and incorporated as a town in 1871, and was incorporated as a city in 1889. Deering was annexed in 1899 by the City of Portland.[3]

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