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A Place to Watch

The Maine state capital is Augusta.

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The population of Skowhegan is approximately 6,990 (1990), 6297 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,124 (1990), 2856 (2010).

The amount of land area in Skowhegan is 33.067 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.981 sq kilometers.
The distance from Skowhegan to Washington DC is 569 miles. The distance to the Maine state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Skowhegan is positioned 44.77 degrees north of the equator and 69.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Skowhegan location: in southern Maine, north of Augusta and west of Bangor. Here is a map page for Skowhegan.

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History & History Related Items

Skowhegan history:

A one-of-a-kind name, Skowhegan is an Abnaki word meaning a place of watching and waiting. The Indians waited here to spear fish in the Kennebec River.
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Skowhegan attractions:

Skowhegan & Area Resource Guide - 1998/2001

Skowhegan History House
Elm St.
Skowhegan Maine 04976
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The Skowhegan Chamber of Commerce
10 Russell Street
Skowhegan, Maine 04976
Telephone: (207) 474-3621
FAX: (207) 474-3306
Email Skowhegan History House was built in 1839

The Skowhegan Indian
This sculpture is made of Maine Pine. It is over sixty feet tall and stands on a concrete base on a twelve foot embankment. It was sculpted by Bernard Langlais and dedicated to the memory of the Maine Indians. It was erected to commemorate the State of Maine's 150th anniversary.

Coburn Park

Skowhegan State Fair
in August each year.

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