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Augusta, Maine

Augusta, Maine
Full nameAugusta, Maine
Official nameAugusta, Maine
Settlement typeCity
Incorporated (town)February 20, 1797
Incorporated (city)August 20, 1849
MayorPatrick Paradis
(since Jan. 6, 2011)
Total Area58.3 sq mi (151 km2)
Land Area55.4 sq mi (143.5 km2)
Water Area2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)
Elevation68 ft (20.7 m)
Total Population19136 (2010)
Density (pop.)133.3/km2 (345.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (UTC−5)
- Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC−4)
Area code207
FIPS code23-02100
GNIS feature ID0581636

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Augusta is the capital of the US state of Maine, county seat of Kennebec County, and center of population for Maine. The city's population was 19,136 at the 2010 census, making it the third-smallest state capital after Montpelier, Vermont and Pierre, South Dakota. Located on the Kennebec River at the head of tide, it is home to the University of Maine at Augusta.

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