Portland is the largest city in Maine and is a part of Cumberland County. The 2010 city population was 66,194, growing 3 percent since the census of 2000. With a metro population of over 500,000, the Greater Portland Area is home to more than one-third of Maine’s total population.
Tourists visit Portland’s historic Old Port district along Portland Harbor, at the mouth of the Fore River and part of Casco Bay, and the Arts District, which runs along Congress Street in the center of the city. Portland Head Lights is located in nearby Cape Elizabeth and marks the entrance to Portland Harbor.
The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which aligns with the city’s motto, Resurgam, Latin for “I will rise again.” The motto refers to Portland’s recoveries from four devastating fires. The city of Portland, Oregon, was named for Portland, Maine.
Portland is broken down into neighborhoods, some of which include, Deering Center, East Deering, Bayside, East End, Libbytown, Munjoy Hill, Nason’s Corner, North Deering, Oakdale, Old Port, Parkside, Riverton Park, Rosemont, Stroudwater, West Bay Side, West End, Back Cove, and Downtown Portland.
Portland Public Schools is the largest school system in Maine, serving approximately 7,000 students.
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