State of Maine, the United States of America is one of 50 states. Immigrants from Europe settled here in 1607 for the first time. Maine in 1652, the Massachusetts Bay colony, became part of the UK are connected to. United States of America declared its independence in 1776 when still part of Massachusetts. However, much of the population have increased in 1820 and due to stay far away from the state of Massachusetts decided to leave as a separate state. State, the United States is located in the northeast New England area. The largest city, Portland’s population of only around 65,000. Until 1832 when the capital city of Portland, on that date transferred to the capital city of Augusta.