Magnificent Maine

Maine is known for its forests, chilly winters, and Stephen King, but there are tons of interesting facts about the state every American should know! Let’s learn more about the Pine Tree State now!
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Magnificent Maine
  • Maine is the only state with a one-syllable name.
  • Maine shares its border with only one other state, New Hampshire.
  • It is unknown how the state got its name: the etymology is still a mystery.
  • The most eastern capital city of the USA is Augusta.
  • It is believed that the Vikings discovered the state 1,000 years ago.
  • There are 3,166 islands in Maine.
  • There is a desert in the state (Desert of Maine) which is located near the town of Freeport and is surrounded by a pine forest.
  • Maine is one of the largest producers of broccoli and potatoes.
  • The University of Maine has its own Lobster Institute. 
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