Towns – Skowhegan

Skowhegan, Maine 04330

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Click for For Skowhegan ME Weather ForecastSkowhegan, Maine has been called the ‘cross-roads of Maine’ as well as the ‘shire town of Somerset County’. It is the birthplace and life long home of Maine Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the beginning of the historic Canada Road. Skowhegan is the economic heart of Central Maine and the Kennebec region. Skowhegan is the Indian name for ‘place of the watch’ or ‘watching place for fish’. The Indians named the town this because they would camp here and spear the salmon as they made their way up the river to spawn. Skowhegan is the site of the Skowhegan State Fair – the oldest operated Agricultural Fair in Americe. The Skowhegan State Fair is held every August. To share any Skowhegan, Maine information with us, please contact us. Learn more about advertising in MELiving.

Incorporated: 1797
County: 
Somerset (county seat)
Skowhegan, ME Population: 2010:
8,589

GPS Coordinates:
 
Latitude: 44.76481
Longitude
: -69.71839

Skowhegan, ME Local Information
Skowhegan Police Dispatch: 911
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