General Information


The County of Cumberland was incorporated in 1760 and named after William, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II.


The county is comprised of 3 cities: Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook and 25 towns: Baldwin, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Harpswell, Harrison, Long Island, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Raymond, Scarborough, Sebago, Standish, Windham, and Yarmouth.

The city of Portland is the county seat. For more information, view this listing of Cumberland's cities and towns and their contact information.


The area of the County is 835 square miles. The population as of December 2010 is 281,674. View a map showing Cumberland County's districts as well as population.

Map of new districts